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Cause Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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Can nocturnal generalized seizures disrupt the sleep cycle and cause erratic sleep and daytime sleepiness? Will anti-seizure meds help?
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?
My boyfriend has been shaking at night. Kind of like a seizure but I am able to wake him up. What could cause this? What doctor should he see?
Can i take wellbutrin in the morning and drink alcohol at night? Will it cause a seizure? If i stop wellbutrin will i get a seizure?
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
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
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