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Causes[edit] ... Epilepsy can have both genetic and acquired causes, with interaction of ... In about 60% of cases the cause is unknown.

What Causes Epilepsy and Seizures? | Epilepsy Foundation


[scald=3991:sdl_editor_representation] What causes epilepsy? Causes of epilepsy vary by age of the person. Some people with no clear cause of epilepsy may ...

Causes of Epilepsy | Epilepsy Society


Epilepsy has many possible causes. Because of its complexity, the underlying cause of someone's epilepsy may not be found. Causes of epilepsy can be put ...

Symptoms and causes - Epilepsy - Mayo Clinic


Nov 6, 2015 ... Because epilepsy is caused by abnormal activity in brain cells, seizures can affect any process your brain coordinates. Seizure signs and ...

Epilepsy, Epilepsy in Adults and epilepsy in pregnancy | Patient


An epileptic seizure is the transient occurrence of signs or symptoms due to ... A wrong diagnosis of epilepsy can cause severe restrictions on a patient's lifestyle  ...

Epilepsy Learning Center - Symptoms, Causes & Treatments


Oct 30, 2014 ... Epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder, is a neurological condition that affects many Americans. Epilepsy is more likely to appear when ...

Epilepsy - Causes - NHS Choices


Nov 25, 2014 ... In over half of epilepsy cases, a cause cannot be found. If there is an identifiable cause, it usually involves the brain being affected by a ...

Seizure (Epilepsy) Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - Introduction ...


Epilepsy was one of the first brain disorders to be described. It was mentioned in ancient Babylon more than 3,000 years ago. The strange behavior caused by ...

Epilepsy – what are the causes? - NetDoctor


Feb 26, 2015 ... Get expert advice on the causes and triggers of epilepsy.

Causes of a Seizure | The Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center


While the exact cause of some seizures can be hard to pinpoint, many seizures can be classified as either provoked or unprovoked. A provoked seizure would ...

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Common Epilepsy Causes and Seizure Triggers - WebMD


Apr 18, 2015 ... WebMD explains the causes of epilepsy and what can trigger seizures. Also, find out about the connection between epilepsy and head injuries, ...

What Causes Epilepsy in Children - BrainFacts.org


Jul 30, 2015 ... Epilepsy affects an estimated 10.5 million children worldwide, and the types and severity of the disorder can vary significantly. So what causes ...

Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News Today


Dec 31, 2015 ... Learn all about epilepsy - recurrent seizures which occur because of a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain. Read all about the causes ...