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Dr. Justin ORourke
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Recurring Seizures (Overview)

Recurring seizures - repetitive events with abnormal electrical discharge in the brain


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Could recurring seizures lead to death?

Could recurring seizures lead to death?

Yes: During a seizure, patients sometimes inhale their own stomach contents. This can cause severe pneumonia and lead to death. Uncontrollable seizures can also lead to death. ...Read more

Dr. Justin ORourke
11 doctors shared insights

Recurring Seizures (Overview)

Recurring seizures - repetitive events with abnormal electrical discharge in the brain


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My bro had seizures in which he fell on the ground it was serious now he has pain in his necknd lower back what should we do to get rid of pain?

My bro had seizures  in which he fell on the ground it was serious now he has pain in his necknd lower back what should we do to get rid of pain?

First find out: First find out what is the cause? Did he break a bone? He could have broken a bone during the seizure. It is also important to control his seizures so that he won't hurt himself again. Is he on medication for his seizures? ...Read more

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Living with Seizures (Checklist)

Sleep 6-8 hours each night
daily
Wear a medical alert bracelet
Once
Limit your alcohol intake as much as possible
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Could recurring seizures lead to death?

Yes: During a seizure, patients sometimes inhale their own stomach contents. This can cause severe pneumonia and lead to death. Uncontrollable seizures can also lead to death. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Recurring seizures?

What is the definition or description of: Recurring seizures?

Recurring seizures: Recurring seizures - repetitive events with abnormal electrical discharge in the brain ...Read more

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I have recurring seizures of unknown cause.if I have one that affects memory of the event and feel weak and tired after do I need to go to emergency?

I have recurring seizures of unknown cause.if I have one that affects memory of the event and feel weak and tired after do I need to go to emergency?

Seizures : It's not always possible to find a cause for seizures. Recurrent seizures would indicate need review of anti seizure medication dosage or need to change medications. Please discuss with your GP . ...Read more

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Our son has had reoccuring febrile seizures besides fever controling meds is there anything else we can do to keep temp under control?

Our son has had reoccuring febrile seizures besides fever controling meds is there anything else we can do to keep temp under control?

Hydration.: Kids with fevers 'burn off' fluids faster, so it's important to keep them well hydrated anyway; keeping them hydrated may also help with fever management. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of sleep onset seizures in the mid 30's?

What are the most common causes of sleep onset seizures in the mid 30's?

Several: Based upon the age of insert, they would almost certainly be partial insert seizures (aka "localization related"). At least half the time, no clear reason is uncovered for them starting. Other causes include prior trauma, abnormal tangles of blood vessels stuck in the brain, "birthmarks" on the brain in a localized area, among others. Brain tumor is possible, but less common. ...Read more

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What is a seizure?

What is a seizure?

Neuron discharge: Seizures are of many types and result from incoordinated neuron discharges. They can be focal without loss of consciousness or more severe with loss of consciousness as well as uncontrolled motor movements. ...Read more

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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