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Epileptic seizure

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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

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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 ...

Common Epilepsy Causes and Seizure Triggers - WebMD

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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, ...

Epilepsy Symptoms: Partial Seizures, Generalized Seizures, and More

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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 ...

Epilepsy Learning Center - Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

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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, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News Today

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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 ...

Types of epileptic seizures | Epilepsy Society

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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: Practice Essentials, Background ...

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Epilepsy is defined as a brain disorder characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and by the neurobiologic, cognitive,  ...

Epilepsy and Seizures Clinical Presentation: History, Physical ...

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The diagnosis of epileptic seizures is made by analyzing the patient's detailed clinical history and by performing ancillary tests for confirmation. Someone who ...

Epilepsy - Symptoms - NHS Choices

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Nov 25, 2014 ... The main symptoms of epilepsy are repeated seizures. There are many different types of seizure, depending on the area of brain that is ...

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

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

Symptoms and causes - Epilepsy - Mayo Clinic

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

Types of Seizures and Seizure Symptoms: Grand Mal Seizure ...

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Classifying the type of seizure helps doctors diagnose whether or not a patient has epilepsy. Generalized seizures are produced by electrical impulses from ...