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Epilepsy - Diagnosis - NHS Choices

10/21/2014
08:36 | Author: Allison King

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Epilepsy - Diagnosis - NHS Choices

Epilepsy is usually difficult to diagnose quickly. In most cases, it cannot be confirmed until you have had more than one seizure.

The doctor will also ask about your medical and personal history and whether you use any medicines, drugs or alcohol.

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Epilepsy 7 things to know

12/20/2014
06:12 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Epilepsy 7 things to know

Bartusiak's mother said her daughter had suffered from epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Epilepsy is a general term for several.

Having a seizure does not mean that you have epilepsy. 2.

While people with mental retardation may experience seizures, most epileptic patients have normal or above-average inligence. One of the common misconceptions about epilepsy, Seiden said, is the belief that epileptic patients are not normal and suffer from mental illness or mental retardation.

Some scientists believe the healing compound in marijuana called cannabidiol, or CBD, has medicinal properties that quiet the excessive electrical and chemical activity in the brain that causes seizures.

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What to do when someone has a seizure Epilepsy Action

10/19/2014
04:32 | Author: Chloe Allen

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What to do when someone has a seizure Epilepsy Action

Tonic-Clonic seizures; Seizures involving altered consciousness or. can monitor any possible side effects of his medicine and alter his treatment if or when.

It can be very scary to see someone having a seizure, especially when it’s someone you care about.

My son of 24 has had seizures since 13 now hw is on 4 different AED.S Is this normal practce ? Dear Valerie.

Epilepsy Action is certified as a quality provider of health and social care information by The Information Standard.

It’s great that you want to support your friend. Hi Nina Thanks for asking us.

Here is our information about first aid.

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Partial Seizures (Focal Seizures) Guide Causes, Symptoms and

8/18/2014
02:04 | Author: Chloe Allen

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Partial Seizures (Focal Seizures) Guide Causes, Symptoms and

Partial Seizures (Focal Seizures) - an easy to understand guide covering causes, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and prevention plus additional in depth.

Sometimes, epilepsy can be caused by scar tissue or a brain infection that can interfere with the brain's electrical signaling. A person who has seizures repeatedly is said to have epilepsy. Sometimes a seizure may begin as a partial seizure but change part way through the event to involve the whole brain in the seizure activity, ending with arm and leg movements on both sides and loss of consciousness. Scar tissue in the brain can be caused by head injury, tumor, stroke or surgery. In 70% of cases, the cause of epilepsy cannot be found.

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