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What Are The Top 5 Seizure Causes
Cause of seizures: 'opinion not a decision'. Every shake is not a seizure; all seizures do not shake. Seizures have many causes including: alcohol and alcohol withdrawal; drugs; prescribed medications; brain injury; stroke; brain tumor; family history of seizures; brain infections; metabolic encephalopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Good question: Whoever comes up with a universal answer will be famous. Unfortunately, causes of migraine are so varied there is no simple, common answer for everyone (or for even a majority). You need to discover what causes your migraines through careful evaluation of your lifestyle--what generally is going on when they arise. Avoid your causes, and you may avoid your migraines. ...Read more
What are possible causes of involuntary muscle twitching of the face? Particularly the mouth? No previous history.
Hemifacial spasm: Hemifacial spasm is an involuntary twitching of the facial muscles. Usually around the eye and corner of the mouth. It is thought to be caused by an artery that compresses the seventh cranial nerve. Treatment begins with medications to calm the nerve irritation. Botoxin injections is the next option and surgical microvascular decompression of the seventh nerve is performed for intractable spasms. ...Read more
Can perimenopause cause paresthesias which are felt on the face (tingling) & top of head (dripping)? If so, are there any treatments e.g. hormones?
Hi ! . What are the causes of the hyperkalemic periodic paralysis , what are the effects and the symptoms , please i need a deep answer!?
Sudden weakness: Sudden episodes of weakness may occur where the only abnormal blood test is a high potassium. This is referred to as hyperkalemic paralysis. Two other forms are hypokalemic and normokalemic where low or normal potassium levels are found. The disorder can run in families. Not easy to predict, but needs prompt treatment when episodes occur. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Pappas:
Serotonin Syndrome may occur from taking 1 or more serotonergic medications. Serotonin Syndrome can cause nausea /vomiting /diarrhea, abdominal pain, stiffness or spasm of muscles,
fever, shivering, ^ sweating, hallucinations, confusion, visual changes, ^ Heart rate, tremor, lack of coordination, seizure, bp changes. In some cases, coma or death can occur. ...Read more
Can septal spur cause sharp pains at the top of the nose between eyes? What other symptoms might it cause?
Possibly: Although not common, sharp pain can be caused by a deviated septum with a septal spur. Typically, septal deviation causes nasal obstruction as a symptom. Septoplasty (even in patients that have had previous nasal surgery) can help, but pain is not always fixed with surgery & the risks/benefits need to be weighted properly. ...Read more
What are causes of a pinched feeling in the right underside of the tongue for 2 years? Tongue curves more to that side. Neurology& blood tests normal.
Nystagmus: Nystagmus is an involuntary eye movement which usually results in some degree of visual loss. The degree and direction of eye movement, amount of visual loss and resulting impairment varies greatly from person to person. You should check with your doctor, if your eyeball twitches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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