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epilepsy 

Epilepsy is a condition in which a person experiences recurring seizures. These seizures occur due to the abnormal generation of the electrical signals by the neurons in the brain. They may occur for about few seconds and might last for several minutes. Generally, the seizures are categorized in two sub headings:

 

i. generalized. . . .+

What Are The Causes of Epilepsy?

What Are The Causes of Epilepsy?

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Epilepsy has no specific cause in about half of the conditions. In the other half, the condition may be traced to a variety of factors. Some types of epilepsy run in families and occur due to genetic reasons. Certain brain conditions that may cause damage to your brain can also cause epilepsy.

What You Should Know About Epilepsy?

What You Should Know About Epilepsy?

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Epilepsy is a common brain disorder that causes recurring seizures. There are many different types of epilepsy and many different kinds of seizures. Epilepsy can significantly disturb the life when seizures keep happening. In order to control seizures, doctors recommend medicine, surgery, or follow certain diet plans.

What are the Symptoms of Epilepsy?

What are the Symptoms of Epilepsy?

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The most important symptoms of epilepsy are recurrent seizures. Seizures occur because of a sudden increase of electrical activity in the brain. There is an overload of electrical activity in the brain. This causes a temporary disturbance in the neurons. There are different types of seizures ...

Diagnosing Epilepsy

Diagnosing Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is generally not easy to diagnose quickly. Mostly, it cannot be confirmed until the person experiences more than one seizure. The difficulty in diagnosis is mainly because of the reason that many other conditions show similar ...

Treatment of Epilepsy

Treatment of Epilepsy

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Treatment of epilepsy is usually focused on controlling seizures. However, everyone may not be successfully treated for the condition. Sometimes, it is possible to control your epilepsy and seizures only by avoiding things that trigger your seizures ...