Category: "Causes"

MALE AND FEMALE EPILEPSY, DIFFERENCES RESIDE IN THE BRAIN

MALE AND FEMALE EPILEPSY, DIFFERENCES RESIDE IN THE BRAIN

Male and female brains are also different when it comes to epilepsy. And these differences are already formed during a pregnancy: thanks to the hypothalamus which is the cortical region that controls all our peripheral glands, the brain therefore differentiates into female and male. The main difference can be found above all in the onset […]

METHOD HELPS FINDS SOURCE OF EPILEPSY SEIZURES BEFORE THEY BEGIN

METHOD HELPS FINDS SOURCE OF EPILEPSY SEIZURES BEFORE THEY BEGIN

Using low frequencies to determine causal flow could help locate an epilepsy seizure long before it occurs. “The method can potentially open up a whole new possibility of localizing seizures with a… non-invasive approach,” says Mukesh Dhamala. “That’s the idea.” A measure of brain activity known as causal flow can help locate the source of […]

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