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Can Bulimia Cause Seizures
Many causes:: Reasons for seizures include: infections; metabolic disorders; drugs: medications; poisons; disordered blood vessels; bleeding inside the brain; & many yet undiscovered problems most common type of seizure in children is the febrile seizure (when an infection associated with a high fever develops). For 3 out of 4 children, the causes remain unknown. ...Read more
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
Cause of seizures: 'opinion not a decision'. Every shake is not a seizure; all seizures do not shake. Seizures have many causes including: alcohol and alcohol withdrawal; drugs; prescribed medications; brain injury; stroke; brain tumor; family history of seizures; brain infections; metabolic encephalopathy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Child or adult?: Causes of seizures in infants and children can include a high fever and a condition called pku (phenylketonuria). In adults, there are many possible causes including brain tumor, low blood sugar, head injury, some illegal drugs (pcp, cocaine, "speed"), stroke, toxemia of pregnancy, epilepsy, and many more. If someone has a seizure for the first time, a doctor needs to do tests to find out why. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve irritation: Seizures are caused by irritable nerve cells in your brain. There are many causes for seizures including trauma, genetics, drugs, alcoholism, etc. See your neurologist if your seizures are not well controlled. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003200.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seizure causes: There are around 200, 000 new seizures and epilepsy cases each year, and a cause is only identified in about 30% of those cases. The most common causes include stroke, brain tumors, head injuries, genetic conditions, infections, abnormal sodium or blood sugar levels, etc. Certain factors known to provoke seizures include missing medication doses, alcohol/drugs, sleep deprivation and stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This depends on what you mean by a seizure. An electrical seizure (two or more make the definition of epilepsy) is not provoked by pain or shock. But symptoms that look like a seizure can be caused by pain, shock, past trauma, malingering, etc. These are called non-epileptic seizures, and in them, the brain waves do not show significant aberrant discharges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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