I am a volunteer facilitator at an Alzheimer's support group. Tonight we had a new member who told us a very strange thing. Her husband was diagnosed with AD in 2003. He is now 57. He has been very aggressive and violent during the course of his disease, particularly during care. He lost his language very early on. But an odd thing happened last autumn. He had a seizure. An hour or two after the seizure, he regained some of his ability to speak and became the happy, good-tempered person he was when he was well. This lasted about 2 weeks and then he reverted to his aggressive behaviour. He's had a few more seizures, with the very same result - an improvement in abilities, speech and behaviour for a couple of weeks. They are now considering electro-shock therapy to see if it would bring about a longer lasting improvement. He is in one of the best facilities for neurological diseases in Canada so it is not as horrible as it seems. Does anyone have any experience in this area? I told her I would ask my TP friends about this. It is so very odd. One would think a seizure would bring on a decline, not an improvement.