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    Research Paper On Epilepsy

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    experience their first seizure between the ages of five and twenty years old, though, in fact, a seizure can happen at any age. Many neurologists and neuroscientists are of the opinion that each person's brain has a threshold above which a fit will be triggered; for people who have epilepsy that threshold can be very low. Epileptic individuals can experience many seizures which cause changes in behaviour, consciousness and attention. This "threshold" may be lowered because of conditions such as dementia, stroke or metabolic disease particularly in infancy. Trauma to the head resulting in brain injury can…

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    campaign strategies, a study on American views on a woman president we can find the true workings of The Clinton health conspiracy theories. The first step was to analyze the video footage and the alleged evidence. Proving that Hillary was at least looking very sick. From the available footage, one could come to the simple conclusion that Hillary Clinton is sick; however, answers are rarely so simple. Most videos are of her coughing and acting strangely, but more specific videos gave a deeper…

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    Partial seizure is described as focal seizure. It take place in just one part of the brain that serves as an irritant pouring the epileptic response. In partial seizure, patient experience a range of bizarre or strange sensations including abrupt jerky movements of one body parts, alterations in hearing or seeing, discomfort in stomach or a sudden sense of fear. Consciousness is not impaired in this seizure (Shorvon et al., 2004). Partial seizures are further classified into simple partial…

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    Epileptic Seizures

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    An epileptic seizure is a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain and is caused by an abnormal and excessive electrical discharge of a group of neurons within the brain. “Epilepsy is the condition of recurrent spontaneous seizures arising from abnormal electrical activity in the brain.” (Stafstorm & Rho 2014) Anyone can experience a seizure under the right conditions while epilepsy suggests an enduring variation of brain function that facilitates seizure reoccurrence. At a basic level…

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    Epilepsy Pathophysiology

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    PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder known to be reoccurring seizures that can last from a few seconds to several minutes. It is thought to affect approximately 275000 people throughout Australia and 2/3 of people do not know the cause of this. There are many causes such as brain tumours or infections like meningitis that can cause an epileptic fit. In some people there is no specific cause. When people have epileptic fits they are able to live relatively normal lives.…

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    Epilepsy In School

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    The neurological disorder known as Epilepsy is defined as “a disease characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and by the neurobiological, cognitive, psychological, and social consequences of this condition.” Essentially this means that a seizure is noted as a single event and that epilepsy is the disorder involving recurrent unprovoked seizures. In addition, seizures are symptoms of abnormal brain function. However, the medical terminology for Epilepsy…

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    Epilepsy Disease is a brain disorder. Clusters of nerve cells in the brain signal abnormally. The normal pattern of neuronal activity is disturbed. It causes strange sensations, emotions, and behavior. Sometimes it causes convulsions, muscle spasms, and loss of consciousness. Epilepsy is not contagious or caused by a mental illness or mental retardation. It cannot be cured, but can eventually go away on its own in some people. It may develop because of an abnormality in the brain wiring, an…

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    Epilepsy Case Studies

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    Did the event occur following anything – flashing lights, strong smell, fall, fever, anxiety? These questions would assist in identifying if the event was a seizure or a non epileptic event. There are a number of different types of…

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    The Importance Of Seizures

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    seen someone have a seizure and thought to yourself what causes them? Well I have my daughter has them she started having them about Four years ago. I didn’t know anything about them what caused them or what do I do to help her. We was out of town when she had her first one. I didn’t see how she had it or what happen I was out in the hall talking to some friends and one of the friends’ kids came out of the room and said “something has happened to Veronica and we don’t know what is wrong with…

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    Fact Sheet: Epilepsy Resource: Falvo Chapter 6 Difference between Epilepsy and Seizures: • Epilepsy is a word used to explain a group of syndromes combined with the disruption of electrical activity in the brain, which can disturb consciousness, movement, or actions during a seizure • A seizure is a sudden state of temporary loss of control of body functions • Epilepsy is recurrent and provoked by changes in the brain itself • If the cause is reversible and not reoccurring then it would be a…

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