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Caring for a Child with Epilepsy Medications and Safety Tips

9/12/2014
02:15 | Author: Molly Young

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Caring for a Child with Epilepsy Medications and Safety Tips

The challenges of parenting are compounded if your child has epilepsy. Not only do you have the normal concerns about raising a child, but now you have to.

As for your other children and the rest of your family, there are things you can do to help them adjust:

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Diagnosing Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation

7/11/2014
12:10 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Diagnosing Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation

Knowing if a person is having a seizure and diagnosing the type of seizure or epilepsy syndrome can be difficult. There are many other disorders that can cause.

Knowing if a person is having a seizure and diagnosing the type of seizure or epilepsy syndrome can be difficult. Since the treatment of seizures depends on an accurate diagnosis, making sure that a person has epilepsy and knowing what kind is a critical first step. There are many other disorders that can cause changes in behavior and can be confused with epilepsy.

Here you'll find information about diagnosing seizures and epilepsy. Start with the basics at Diagnosis 101: The Basics, then move on to more detailed sections and advanced content. Know is here to help. Share these pages with family and friends.

What happens during a seizure is one of the most important pieces of information. Yet, even with accurate descriptions of events, other tests are needed to learn more about the brain, what is causing the events and where the problem is located. And, since seizures rarely happen in a doctor's office, the information given to the doctor and other health care professionals by you or other witnesses is extremely important.

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Epilepsy Center Overview Boston Children39s Hospital

5/10/2014
02:15 | Author: Molly Young

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Epilepsy Center Overview Boston Children39s Hospital

At Boston Children's Hospital, we know how disruptive and frightening seizures and epilepsy can be—not only for your child, but for your whole family. From your.

Boston Children’s Hospital is one of a handful of centers offering a new, minimally invasive laser therapy to remove tumors or diseased brain tissue that is too deep inside the brain to safely access with usual neurosurgical methods.

Epilepsy Research Epilepsy News Patient Stories. Boston Children’s Joseph Madsen, MD, his patient Justin and a new surgical treatment for epilepsy at Boston Children’s are featured (subscription may be required).

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Epilepsy Symptoms and Diagnosis Seattle Children39s Hospital

3/9/2014
04:00 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Epilepsy Symptoms and Diagnosis Seattle Children39s Hospital

Epileptic seizures may vary from one child to another and from one seizure to the next. Identifying the type of seizure your child has can help control them.

Finding out the kind of seizure your child has is important to understanding the causes of the seizures. It helps doctors understand how to control them. Epileptic seizures may look very different in different children. Also, there are many kinds of epileptic seizures.

The arrow points to where the seizures are coming from. The area is damaged and, between seizures, uses less energy. During the seizure, it uses more energy.

These electrodes can help identify where seizures start. They also identify critical parts of the brain.

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Epilepsy and Children Causes - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

1/8/2014
06:35 | Author: Molly Young

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Epilepsy and Children Causes - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Seizures in children have many causes. There is an important difference between something that causes seizures, such as a high fever in a young child, and.

In human beings, the term “seizure threshold” is used in a more abstract sense. “Seizure threshold” refers to the conditions necessary for the production of a seizure. In persons who have a tendency to have seizures, the threshold is lower than in people who have a greater resistance, or higher threshold, against seizures. It remains uncertain why some children have seizures after incidents such as moderate head trauma while most others do not. Genetic, hormonal, sleep, and other factors can influence an individual’s seizure threshold.

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