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Radiologist report says bilateral gliosis posterior frontal lobe. Where is the posterior frontal lobe located and can it cause my nocturnal seizures. ?

Radiologist report says bilateral gliosis posterior frontal lobe. Where is the posterior frontal lobe located and can it cause my nocturnal seizures. ?

The frontal lobes: Occupy about the front half of the top part of the brain, called the cerebrum. The posterior area would be towards the back - just in front and above the ear - see attached image - the back part of the pink area. Gliosis is like scar tissue in the brain, and could cause seizures. Please discuss this with your neurologist and correlate with eeg and other test results. ...Read more

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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


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Can i take wellbutrin (bupropion) in the morning and drink alcohol at night? Will it cause a seizure? If i stop wellbutrin (bupropion) will i get a seizure?

Yes, no, no: Taking more wellbutrin (bupropion) than your doctor prescribes can definitely increase your likelihood of seizure, but stopping wellbutrin (bupropion) will not cause you to have a seizure. ...Read more

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Can nocturnal generalized seizures disrupt the sleep cycle and cause erratic sleep and daytime sleepiness? Will anti-seizure meds help?

Can nocturnal generalized seizures disrupt the sleep cycle and cause erratic sleep and daytime sleepiness? Will anti-seizure meds help?

Yes: That can occur and antiseizure meds would help. A sleep study with an expanded montage (more eeg leads) would be the way to evaluate it, or a several day ambulatory eeg. ...Read more

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Could a bowel movement in sleep, that does not wake you, be caused by stress or psychiatric problems? Or what is the chance it is nocturnal seizure?

Could a bowel movement in sleep, that does not wake you, be caused by stress or psychiatric problems? Or what is the chance it is nocturnal seizure?

Do you mean that you: had loss of your sphincter so while sleeping? If that is the case, you need to be evaluated for diarrhea, gastrointestinal diseases, neurological illness including multiple sclerosis, and others. Please don't wait! ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Seizures: There are a great number of reasons. Whole textbooks have been written concerning this subject. If you have a specific problem, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Excitable brain cell: Anything that causes brain cells to be irritated or overexcitable can cause a seizure. Genetic causes of epilepsy that lead to an abnormality in excitability of neurons or miswiring of connections can cause seizures. Also, any scar or lesion on the brain can cause seizure. Infections and other conditions that alter the body's normal chemistry can cause seizures. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Seizures: Seizure is caused usually by abnormal brain wave activity which arises from an area of abnormality in the brain. ...Read more

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What cause a seizures?

What cause a seizures?

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 more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more