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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


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Why do I suffer from complex partial seizures?

Ask your neuro: Need description, eeg recording and MRI before we answer--sometimes genetic, trauma, infection, metabolic, structural brain abnormality. ...Read more

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I need some advice for complex partial seizures?

Neurology: Complex partial seizures are very treatable with medications. A neurologist would be the best to evaluate and determine if indeed you are having complex partial seizures. This is important as there are some drugs that are better for these types of seizures vs others.You should also have imaging studies done to make certain that there isn't a mass lesion (ie. Tumor) that is the cause of the seizure. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are complex partial seizures?

Help please? I want to know what are complex partial seizures?

Partial or focal sz: These are focal events typically emanating from temporal lobe or limbic connections, and are associated with aura, such as deja vu; automatisms like tongue or mouth movements; absence of awareness, for about 1-2 minutes; and amnesia for the spell. These could generalize into a convulsion. Tough to control at times, but newer meds may help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: complex partial seizures?

What is the definition or description of: complex partial seizures?

Focal sz: A complex partial seizure starts focally within the brain and causes impairment of consciousness."complex" does not refer to the behavior per se, a mistake made by many when describing a focal seizure. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my complex partial seizures are taking over my life?

See your neurologist: Yes, you should be concerned if the complex partial seizures are becoming more difficult to control. You should check with your neurologist to make certain you are on the appropriate medications and doses. Your neurologist may do more imaging studies to make certain there isn't an underlying tumor causing the seizures.Even if there is no tumor, surgery becomes an option for treatment if meds fail. ...Read more

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Could MS cause complex partial seizures?

MS and seizure: It is possible for MS to cause a complex partial seizure. This would normally be a staring spell, with some kind of aura or warning symptom, and followed by a recovery phase. There are some interesting videos of complex partial seizures on youtube. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between complex partial seizures and WPW syndrome?

Is there a connection between complex partial seizures and WPW syndrome?

Not Usually: Unless there's a major developmental syndrome causing multiple abnormalities of the body (these are usually quite obvious) these two are pretty unlikely to be associated. ...Read more

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What ingredients in energy drinks could trigger complex partial seizures?

What ingredients in energy drinks could trigger complex partial seizures?

Stimulants: Be cautious with these drinks. Many contain high dose caffeine and other stimulants that are excitatory to the brain. Some contain artificial sweeteners that can be toxic to some persons (phenylalanine sensitive). Grapefruit flavoring may interfere with the absorption of your regular seizure medication. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Complex Partial Seizures (Definition)

A complex partial seizure starts focally within the brain and causes impairment of consciousness."complex" does not refer to the behavior per se, a mistake made by many when ...Read more