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Epileptic seizure - Wikipedia


An epileptic seizure (colloquially a fit) is a brief episode of signs or symptoms due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.

What Happens During A Seizure? | Epilepsy Foundation


Seizures have a beginning, middle, and end. Not all parts of a seizure may be visible or easy to separate from each other. Every person with seizures will not ...

Triggers of Seizures | Epilepsy Foundation


Some people may find that seizures occur in a pattern or are more likely to occur in certain situations. Sometimes these connections are just by chance, but other ...

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 Symptoms: Partial Seizures, Generalized Seizures, and More


Seizures are the only visible symptom of epilepsy. There are different kinds of seizures, and symptoms of each type can affect people differently. Seizures can ...

Epileptic seizures | Epilepsy Society


Epileptic seizures are caused by a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain. There are many different types of epileptic seizure. Any of us could potentially ...

Epilepsy and Seizures: Provoked Seizures, Seizure Disorder - WebMD


WebMD explains various types of seizures, including those not caused by epilepsy.

Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News Today


Dec 31, 2015 ... People with epilepsy tend to have recurrent seizures (fits). The seizures occur because of a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain ...

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 and Seizures: Practice Essentials, Background ...


Jul 12, 2016 ... Epileptic seizures are only one manifestation of neurologic or metabolic diseases . Epileptic seizures have many causes, including a genetic ...

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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 ...

Epilepsy (Seizures): Learn about Facts and Treatments - MedicineNet


Learn about epilepsy, or seizure disorder. Causes include head injury, trauma, prenatal injury, poisoning, medications, stroke, heart attacks, alcoholism, ...

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, ...