Category: "status epilepticus"

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

A seizure results from a temporary change in the brain’s electrical function. When it occurs, a person affected by a seizure might appear to have abnormal muscle movements, unusual behavior, or lose consciousness. Approximately 1 in 10 people may have at least one seizure during their lifetime. Seizures occur commonly enough that knowing seizure first aid can […]

Can Epilepsy Be Cured?

Can Epilepsy Be Cured?

There is no cure for epilepsy. However, many people can become seizure-free with the right type of treatment, which may include medication, management techniques, and a healthcare team on their side. This article discusses the outlook for people with epilepsy and how medical providers can reduce seizure activity in those with the condition. Outlook for Epilepsy The outlook […]

Epilepsy Association’s “Zoom-Learn-Ask” Series 2023

Epilepsy Association’s “Zoom-Learn-Ask” Series 2023

Advocacy in Epilepsy Educational Program   Epilepsy and Women: Treatment Considerations   Date: January 24, 2023 Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm EST   Register by using the link below: https://bit.ly/3jYxnpq

Can Seizures Cause Brain Damage?

Can Seizures Cause Brain Damage?

Many seizures are not medical emergencies and can be manageable with treatment. However, in some cases, seizures can cause brain damage or have lasting effects on health.This article discusses how seizures can cause brain damage. It also explains how to protect the brain and prevent damage, and answers some frequently asked questions. Can a seizure […]

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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Medical Musings: Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder

Medical Musings: Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder

A seizure attack occurs when there is an acute abnormality in the electrical activity in the brain. To be classified as an epileptic, a person must have experienced either a minimum of two seizures that are at least 24 hours apart and not incited by a known medical disorder or one seizure and a high […]

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