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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What are the top 5 seizure causes?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What are the top 5 seizure causes?

Seizures: Congenital, Traumatic, Infection, Fever, Neurological problems.

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

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 imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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Yes I have any where from four to five seizure a week is that good?

Yes I have any where from four to five seizure a week is that good?

Normally not good...: Normal people don't want to have even one seizure a week. However, if a patient was having 10-20 seizures a week, and then improved to having 4-5 seizures a week, that might be a good thing. This just means one's own doctor, who knows more about this situation, will better be able to decide whether 4-5 seizures are good or not good. ...Read more

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5-6 months ago i started getting random seizures, I have never had them before. What can cause this? (best to worst scenario). Not an epileptic.

5-6 months ago i started getting random seizures, I have never had them before. What can cause this? (best to worst scenario). Not an epileptic.

There are a variety: Of things that can cause the onset of seizures, including epilepsy, tumors, trauma etc. You definitely need to see your doctor and probably a neurologist as well. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Seizures: There are a great number of reasons. Whole textbooks have been written concerning this subject. If you have a specific problem, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

Excitable brain cell: Anything that causes brain cells to be irritated or overexcitable can cause a seizure. Genetic causes of epilepsy that lead to an abnormality in excitability of neurons or miswiring of connections can cause seizures. Also, any scar or lesion on the brain can cause seizure. Infections and other conditions that alter the body's normal chemistry can cause seizures. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Seizures: Seizure is caused usually by abnormal brain wave activity which arises from an area of abnormality in the brain. ...Read more

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What cause a seizures?

What cause a seizures?

Seizure causes: There are around 200, 000 new seizures and epilepsy cases each year, and a cause is only identified in about 30% of those cases. The most common causes include stroke, brain tumors, head injuries, genetic conditions, infections, abnormal sodium or blood sugar levels, etc. Certain factors known to provoke seizures include missing medication doses, alcohol/drugs, sleep deprivation and stress. ...Read more

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What causes a seizure?

Many: Most of the time it is unknown. There is along list for causes. Let your doctor decide. ...Read more

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What causes seizures ?

Over active neurons: A seizure is when the brain cell allows too much sodium or calcium and water follows, disrupting the flow of chemicals and waste products through special "gates." seizure meds are "gate blockers" to stop this from happening. ...Read more

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What causes seizures to start?

What causes seizures to start?

Unknown: When nerve cell in brain fires electrical discharges abnormally, these discharges affect other nerve cells. Our brain has protective mechanism to avoid spread of those discharges. One cause is failure of the mechanism, why one nerve cell fires abnormally is stll not completely answered. Many researches are going on and more and more new informations are coming up but still no final answer. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more