Seizures are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Find out what
you need to know about seizures and what to do if your child has one.
Seizures in children may pass or be part of an epileptic disorder. WebMD
identifies types of seizures, their diagnosis, and the risks they pose to your child.
Learn more about Seizures symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments from experts at
Boston Children's, ranked best Children's Hospital by US News.
However, there are certain things that seem to trigger or cause a seizure in some
children. If you know what these triggers are, you can watch to see if they affect ...
Sep 4, 2015 ... A seizure occurs when the brain functions abnormally, resulting in a change in
movement, attention, or level of awareness. Different types of ...
Sep 17, 2015 ... Population-based estimates suggest that every year 25000-40000 children in the
United States experience a first unprovoked seizure.
Seizures in children are often similar to those in adults (see Seizure Disorders).
However, some types of seizures, such as febrile seizures (see Febrile Seizures)
Feb 4, 2010 ... Often, a child having a generalized seizure will not remember anything about it
and cannot describe her symptoms. It is important to record ...
Febrile seizures are seizures or convulsions that occur in young children and are
triggered by fever. Young children between the ages of about 6 months and 5 ...
Focal seizures may also be called partial seizures. With focal seizures,
particularly with complex focal seizures, the child may experience an aura before