Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factor and Prevention

Epilepsy Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factor and Prevention

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a brain disorder. People who have epilepsy have unnormal electrical activity in the brain which causes seizures. Seizures are of many forms. A seizure can in some case jerking, uncontrolled movements, and consciousness loss. In other cases, seizures cause only a period of confusion, a staring spell, or muscle spasms. Epilepsy is also known as “seizure disorder.” Epilepsy is neither a mental illness nor a symptom of poor intelligence. It is not infectious, either. Seizures usually do not cause brain damage. A person with epilepsy…

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