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17 11, 2020

Why do people have seizures?

There are many potential reasons why someone could have a seizure. Some seizures are a symptom of an acute condition, such as an illness or a recent head injury. Some people will have an isolated seizure for no apparent reason and never have another one. When someone has epilepsy, they have an underlying

16 11, 2020

What is a seizure?

A seizure is a sudden burst of electrical activity in the brain that causes a temporary disturbance in the way brain cells communicate with each other. The kind of seizure a person has depends on which part and how much of the brain is affected by the electrical disturbance that produces the seizure. A

16 11, 2020

What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a common neurological disease characterised by the tendency to have recurrent seizures. It is sometimes called a seizure disorder. A person has epilepsy if they: Have had at least two unprovoked seizures, or Have had one seizure and are very likely to have another, or Are diagnosed with an epilepsy syndrome

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