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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...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?
Absolutely!: Women with chronic seizure disorders can and do get pregnant with great chance for a normal perinatal outcome. Avoid valproic acid if at all possible, take 4-5 mg of Folic Acid daily [until your menopause/hysterectomy/bilateral tubal ligation] and see specialists early (preferably before you conceive) to control your seizures optimally. An increased risk for cerebral palsy exists in these cases. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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