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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:

 

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The Brain: Anatomy And Functions

The Brain: Anatomy And Functions

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The brain is a wonderful three-pound organ that controls all the functions of human body and interprets information from around the world. It is one of the most complex organs in our body. It is made up of more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections called synapses.

Brain Stimulation Therapies for Treating Schizophrenia and Other Mental Illnesses

Brain Stimulation Therapies for Treating Schizophrenia and Other Mental Illnesses

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Brain stimulation therapies are quite helpful in treating epilepsy symptoms. Vagus nerve stimulation is particularly helpful to treat epilepsy when other treatments do not work. It helps prevent seizures by sending mild pulses of electrical energy to the brain through vagus nerve.

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.