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Drug Treatment For Epilepsy

Drug Treatment For Epilepsy

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 11:50

Drugs are the most widely used treatment for epilepsy. If you have seizures, you have almost certainly been treated with drugs at some point in your life. Your experience may have ranged from very good to terrible. There are wonderful stories of people whose seizures are perfectly controlled ...

What Is A Seizure

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 10:59

A seizure is a single event. It is abnormal and excessive discharge of electrical activity from a collection of neurons. This discharge is accompanied by some behavioral change in the individual. Changes may be dramatic, or may be quite subtle, some are detectable only through specialized tests, ...

What To Do If Someone Is Having An Epilepsy Seizure

What To Do If Someone Is Having An Epilepsy Seizure

Saturday, October 24, 2009 9:12

The most important thing to do if someone is having an epilepsy seizure is to prevent her from harm. If she is falling, gently get her to a bed or sofa, or floor. Prevent injury from objects around her. Do not attempt to place objects in the person's ...

Cure Epilepsy With Naturally Occuring Hormones Melatonin

Cure Epilepsy With Naturally Occuring Hormones Melatonin

Friday, October 23, 2009 8:42

Hormonal issues can be important to cure epilepsy, particularly in women. Many women find that seizures tend to occur at certain points in the menstrual cycle, in a few, this relationship is precise, such that seizures occur only at ovulation or menses. This makes physiological sense, as the ...

How Do Drugs For Epilepsy Works

How Do Drugs For Epilepsy Works

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 15:53

Epilepsy drugs actually have many different actions in the brain. All, however, have the potential to affect the transmissions of abnormal signals between neurons that cause of seizures. Simply shutting down all transmissions among the malfunctioning neurons would clearly stop seizures, but this would also shut down all ...

Epilepsy Treatment Issues In Children

Epilepsy Treatment Issues In Children

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 15:34

Even more than in adults, it is critical to correctly diagnose the type of seizures occurring in a child. Starting, for instance, could be a symptom of either absence or complex partial epilepsy seizures, and these are treated very differently. More in children than adults, it is ...

Genetic Causes Of Epilepsy

Genetic Causes Of Epilepsy

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 15:05

Conception: Twenty three chromosomes from the mother join twenty three chromosomes from the father. At this moment, the genetic code of a human being is formed and will remain throughout that person's life. Your genetic background determines more than the color of your eyes, your height, and ...