Seizures (or convulsions) are temporary alterations in brain function expressing themselves into a changed mental state, tonic or clonic movements and various other symptoms. They are due to temporary abnormal electrical activity of a group of brain cells.

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Diagnosing Epilepsy
... How is epilepsy diagnosed? The evaluation of patients with epilepsy is aimed at determining the type of seizures (epileptic versus nonepileptic) and their cause, since various seizure types respond be...
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Seizures Other

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Treating Epilepsy
... How is epilepsy treated? The majority of epileptic seizures are controlled through drug therapy, particularly anticonvulsant drugs. The type of treatment prescribed will depend on several factors, inc...
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Types of Epilepsies and Their Symptoms
... Based on the type of behavior and brain activity, seizures are divided into two broad categories: generalized and partial (also called local or focal). Classifying the type of seizure helps the physic...
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Seizures Treatment

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A Man with Anxiety, Depression, Seizures and Severe Hypoglycemia
... We have found homeopathy to be consistently effective in treating mental and emotional problems. When there is a combination of mental, emotional and physical symptoms, as if often the case, all three...
Source: HealthWorld

Seizure
... A seizure is like a short-circuit in the brain. Information in nerves in the brain gets mixed up. There are many signs of a seizure. Here are some of them: The neck muscles or all the body muscles get...
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Seizures Articles

  • Drug-Resistant Seizures Often Take Years to Develop
    ... While about 80 percent of people with epilepsy gain significant relief from drug therapy, the remaining 20 percent have seizures that cannot be controlled by medications. Many of these people have a p...
  • Febrile Seizures Fact Sheet
    ... Febrile seizures are convulsions brought on by a fever in infants or small children. During a febrile seizure, a child often loses consciousness and shakes, moving limbs on both sides of the body. Les...
  • Infantile Spasms Information Page
    ... Infantile spasm (IS) is a specific type of seizure seen in an epilepsy syndrome of infancy and early childhood known as West Syndrome. The onset is predominantly in the first year of life, typically b...
  • Seizures and Epilepsy: Hope Through Research
    ... Few experiences match the drama of a convulsive seizure. A person having a severe seizure may cry out, fall to the floor unconscious, twitch or move uncontrollably, drool, or even lose bladder control...
  • Todd's Paralysis Information Page
    ... Todd's paralysis is a neurological condition characterized by a brief period of transient (temporary) paralysis following a seizure. The paralysis - which may be partial or complete - generally oc...