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Is Gymnastics Appropriate For Someone With Epilepsy
Depends: Seizure disorders are a problem for anyone wanting to do certain activities. You should seek the guidance of your pcp/neurologist regarding activities to participate in. How well are your seizures controlled? What medications are you taking? How often do you have seizures? What are your current limitiations? Do you drive? Talke to your doctors and make a plan. Best to you! ...Read more
Epileptic seizures. Per Mayo Clinic "Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness. " ...Read more
Epilepsy and e beta thalassemia are related? Is Epilepsy occurred for thalassemia? If someone have both diseases then what will be the effect?
Epilepsy and pregnan:
There are many cases when an epileptic woman has delivered a healthy baby.
However, the patient needs an strict surveillance about her seizures, anti seizure medications, and growth of the baby.
Well cooperated team of a neurologist, ob, and neonatologist is necessary. ...Read more
Epilepsy: If there is not a progressive/secondary condition causing the epilepsy, such as brain tumor, stroke, brain aneurysm, etc., then the life expectancy can be expected to be normal as long as the epilepsy is controlled as much as possible. Uncontrolled epilepsy can certainly lead to a shortened lifespan. ...Read more
Antiepileptics: The most rational way to approach the treatment of comorbid conditions is to use medications which treat both. Anti epileptic medications are used as mood stabilizers as well. The most effective are lamotrigine, valproic acid, divalproex sodium, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, gabapentin, pregabalin. In any case, your doctor would try any, alone or in combination, and observe. ...Read more
How do doctors tell if someone is not virgin? I'm virgin but my "cherry" popped while doing the splits and my gymnastics competition
Carefully: There is a thin membrane of tissue that is inside the vagina that is easily torn and can imdicate whether or not the vagina has been penetrated. A careful GYN exam can help with this. Just because the membrane is torn doesn't mean your not a virgin. The membrane can break during masturbation and a Pap smear, gymnastics I'm not sure about but can't say for sure. ...Read more
Maybe: The answer isn't simple. No specific type of epilepsy has a specific symptom as withdrawal from intimacy. But medications used in treatment may cause emotional blunting and decreased responsivity. Post-ictal, ie post-convulsive emotional changes, usually relatively brief, may produce the same effect. ...Read more
Why would someone get an epilepsy every three weeks or so? Does it accumulate? Sometimes I get it once in two successive days. How so?
See a neurologist.: There are many causes of seizure disorders. If you already know that you have a brain tumor, then that's certainly the most likely cause in your case. Talk to a neurologist about medications to help reduce the frequency of your seizures. ...Read more
Is it possible someone can get over epilepsy like it is gone after medicine and will never come back? .
Rarely: If the diagnosis of epilepsy i.e recurrent seizures without known cause is accurate then it can not be cured. If the seizures are due to a known cause and the cause is curable, then seizures can be cured and no need for medications. If the known cause itself is incurable then seizures can not be cured either. ...Read more
Is it possible for someone with epilepsy to have seizures even with medication an occasional one is it cureable or a lifetime condition?
Seizures: Seizure disorders can be caused by multiple problems and can be very complex to treat. Many times it requires multiple meds in order to bring seizures under control, depending on the condition that causes them. The same is the truth with their duration. Some resolve early in life, some are transient and others may last a lifetime. ...Read more
Why do most acupressure mats warn against use if you have epilepsy: e.G., http://www. Heavenlymats. Com/about-acupressure-mats/acupressure-mat-warnings?
Epilepsy: Epilepsy or a seizure disorder is very debilitating. People are often unable to drive a car or work. Socially they may be isolated too. If medications are not controlling the seizures, then surgery to locate the seizure focus and then potentially remove the source of the seizures and reduce or eliminate the seizures. Risk and success depends on the location and type of surgery. See a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
Safe for whom?: If the epileptic individual's seizures are well-controlled and he/she is taking aeds (anticonvulsant drugs) as prescribed, there is minimal risk of triggering a seizure. ...Read more
Probably not: Most folks with repetitive seizures, experience episodes of altered consciousness and blunted responsivity. Difficulty expressing speech may be due to a prior stroke, but also dysfnctn involving mouth and/or tongue. ...Read more
Men also: Women, especially the very young, have great flexibility and fearlessness and will accomplish the demands of this sport quite successfully. Men also have courage but have heavier muscles and less flexibility. The types of exercises required are defined recognizing these differences and so men can excel but in a different way. ...Read more
Ligamentous: Injuries are usually ones involving tendons and ligaments. Unusual stress and strains on joints can cause tears in these tissues. More rarely the bones can be affected by the tendons or ligaments pulling away from the bones. Most serious are fractures due to landing incorrectly, this can include neck fractures and paralysis. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Epilepsy, a condition characterized by recurrent, unprovoked epileptic seizures, has multiple causes. These include: genetic, head trauma, certain brain infections, and stroke. Even with the most sophisticated diagnostic techniques, there are a significant number of cases in which the cause is not known. This, of course, does not mean that the person does not have epilepsy. ...Read more
Seizures: There is no single cause for epilepsy; structural derangement, space occupying lesions, toxic and metabolic features, in born errors, traumatic brain injury and other may cause epilepsy. In a simple terms uncontrolled electrical discharges from brain cells may result in seizures and epilepsy. ...Read more
By EEG: Epilepsy is diagnosed by the description of the seizure by the patient or a witness and an eeg. Seizures can be precipitated by a number of factor including drugs sleep deprivation and very low blood sugar. Excluding these and other possilbe causes is important in diagnosing epilepsy. Depending on you age, imaging of the brain may be indicated. ...Read more
2 to 3 percent: Puberty can be stressful to brain function. Primary epilepsy such as jme or cpe may emerge then. Drug reaction, head trauma, brain infections, brain tumors may present then. Emotional stress, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, all may increase risk for seizures. Pseudo seizures may develop. ...Read more