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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 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.

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 ...

Seizures Prevention: How to Prevent Epilepsy Seizures?

Seizures Prevention: How to Prevent Epilepsy Seizures?

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The cause of epilepsy is often unknown, therefore it can't be prevented, but the seizures due to epilepsy can be prevented. Seizures can occur for a variety of reasons. One of the common causes of seizures is epilepsy, and in most cases, seizures due to epilepsy can be prevented if you know the triggers.

Pathophysiology of Epilepsy

Pathophysiology of Epilepsy

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There are two types of transmissions - excitatory and inhibitory. Excitatory transmissions involve Glutamate and GABA or Gamma amino butyric acid is the principal inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. A seizure occurs when there is a sudden imbalance between the excitatory and inhibitory forces within the network of neurons

What is a Seizure ?

What is a Seizure ?

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Seizures are symptoms of brain problems. A seizure is a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain. It affects how a person appears or acts for a short period of time. The electrical activity of brain develops as a result of complex chemical changes that occur in nerve cells. Not all seizures cause convulsions.