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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Complex Partial Seizures

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Can you recommend an herbal treatment for seizure disorder?

Can you recommend an herbal treatment for seizure disorder?

Not advised!: With good and effective medication there is no reason to go to unscientific, potentially harmfull treatment choices! ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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What are complex partial seizures with secondary generalization?

What are complex partial seizures with secondary generalization?

Start locally & spre: Partial seizures refer to seizures that start in a localized fashion, for instance in one limb, and do not cause loss of consciousness. Secondary generalization refers to the spread from an initial local to involve other areas. If generalization occurs it usually causes loss of consciousness and will look like a grand mal convulsion. ...Read more

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What happens if you suffer from mesial temporal sclerosis and complex partial seizures,can you haev a normal life?

Yes: Often these problems can be controlled with medication. If that doesn't work, then evaluation for possible surgery is appropriate. However, in either case there is a real possibility that you can lead a normal, productive life. ...Read more

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Does vimpat (lacosamide) and lamictal used for complex partial seizures can cause blackouts after 5 months of use?

Does vimpat (lacosamide) and lamictal used for complex partial seizures can cause blackouts after 5 months of use?

Potent agents: Lamictal is a preferred drug for those who specialize in epilepsy, and vimpat, (lacosamide) a terrific add-on med with a good side effect profile. Not sure what you mean by "black-out", whether loss of consciousness or vision. Neither drug causes this, and there is no drug-drug interaction here. Maybe you are having more seizures or even migraine events. Talk to your neurologist about this. ...Read more

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Are complex partial seizures symptomatically close to symptoms if a panic attack? Red flags that raise suspicion of one or the other?

Panic versus seizure: First of all, in a partial complex seizure there may be repetitive body movements that give it away. Otherwise, differentiating factors can be amnesia, hallucinations, interest in esoteric things, being clingy to other people, having low sex drive, change in sexual orientation, writing or reading excessively, being overly religious or changing religions suddenly, and of course a positive eeg in pc. ...Read more

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Why do I suffer from complex partial seizures?

Ask your neuro: Need description, eeg recording and MRI before we answer--sometimes genetic, trauma, infection, metabolic, structural brain abnormality. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Complex Partial Seizures (Definition)

A complex partial seizure starts focally within the brain and causes impairment of consciousness."complex" does not refer to the behavior per se, a mistake made by many when ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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