Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

What Does Epilepsy Do to a Person?

What Does Epilepsy Do to a Person?

Epilepsy is the result of abnormal electrical activity in the brain, and the most common symptoms are sudden unusual behaviors, such as temporary confusion, staring and uncontrollable movements. “It’s sort of an electrical storm, if you will,” says neurologist Arun Antony, M.D., director of Epilepsy at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. “And although epilepsy is most common […]

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy is a disease that affects the electrical activity of the brain. If you want to know more about this disorder in adolescents, read on. Adolescence is a stage of development closely linked to epilepsy. This can be either because certain epileptic symptoms disappear during this phase or others appear. The prevalence of epilepsy in adolescents is […]

Four Symptoms That Indicate Epilepsy in Dogs

Four Symptoms That Indicate Epilepsy in Dogs

Canine epilepsy is a persistent condition characterized by seizures or convulsions, making it crucial for dog owners to recognize the indications and take appropriate measures. The Purple Day of Epilepsy is celebrated to increase awareness about epilepsy and take care of animals who are coping with this disorder. Canine epilepsy is a severe health concern […]

People with lower educational attainment and income have more severe epilepsy

People with lower educational attainment and income have more severe epilepsy

Statistically, people with low educational attainment and income who have epilepsy suffer more than others from the condition. Not only are they hospitalized with epilepsy more often than others, but they also have less access to specialized neurological care, a University of Gothenburg thesis shows. Epilepsy is a group of diagnoses covering brain disorders that […]

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