Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Everything You Need to Know About Breakthrough Seizures

Everything You Need to Know About Breakthrough Seizures

Many people control epilepsy seizures with treatment. Still, some triggers may cause a breakthrough seizure after previously controlling epilepsy.This article explains breakthrough seizures, including their symptoms, causes, and treatment. It also discusses the prevention of breakthrough seizures and the outlook for people who experience them. What is a breakthrough seizure? A breakthrough seizure occurs after […]

Epilepsy Symptoms

Epilepsy Symptoms

Symptoms of Epileptic Seizures Recurring seizures are the primary symptom of epilepsy. However, the symptoms may change depending on the kind of seizure a patient is suffering from. Below mentioned are some early signs and symptoms of epileptic seizures: Temporary loss of consciousness Muscle jerking, loss of tone, and uncontrolled muscle action Temporary confusion, thinking gets […]

Epilepsy 101

Epilepsy 101

In 2015, 1.2% of the total US population had active epilepsy. This is about 3.4 million people with epilepsy nationwide: 3 million adults and 470,000 children. According to the latest estimates, about 0.6% of children aged 0-17 years have active epilepsy. Think of a school with 1,000 students—this means about 6 of them could have epilepsy. The human brain works by sending […]

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