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My fresh grad nephew is newly hired in a grave shift job. yesterday he came from work and had convulsion for the 1st time. cause & treatment please?

My fresh grad nephew is newly hired in a grave shift job. yesterday he came from work and had convulsion for the 1st time. cause & treatment please?

Sleep deprivation: It is possible that sleep deprivation has triggered the seizure. At his age, the chance of recurrence is about 50%. He should have a thorough evaluation by a neurologist. ...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


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What's electronarcosis? Does it induces convulsions like electroconvulsive therapy

What's electronarcosis? Does it induces convulsions like electroconvulsive therapy

Electronarcosis: Soviet psychiatrists would run low voltage electricity through a patient's head to induce a sleep state, but not enough to induce a seizure. They apparently thought it had therapeutic benefit ( at least for the state, until they. Got their electric bill :). It is no longer used. ...Read more

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I'm a pharmacist, got a 14yr old patient with seizure with aura, lasts abt 2 minutes not well controlled by cbz, what will be the best combo therapy?

Needs neurologist: Such a patient having seizures needs a neurologist to examine him/her, review all diagnostic studies, and make recommendations about medications. Online physicians who have never seen the patient are an inadequate substitute. ...Read more

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Cause of non epileptic seizure and treatment?

Cause of non epileptic seizure and treatment?

Multiple: The differential diagnosis for seizures is broad as well as the potential treatments. I suggest a neurology consultation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for seizure disorder?

Meds and surgery: Workup to confirm seizure disorder, type of seizure, and cause. Treat underlying cause. Treat seizures with anti epileptic medications. These include lamotrigine, oxcarbazepine, and levetiracetam. If two different medications don't control seizures, then consider surgery to remove area of brain which produces seizures. Surgery may have up to an 80% chance of a cure. ...Read more

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Do seizure medications treat trigeminal sensory pain or just alleviate pain? if they are a treatment, how long do I need to take them?

Do seizure medications treat trigeminal sensory pain or just alleviate pain? if they are a treatment, how long do I need to take them?

Trigeminal pain. : Typically, these medications are used to treat the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia by calming the nerve down and reducing the amount of pain signals generated by the nerve. Patients will typically remain on the medication as long as they have symptoms. You may want to consult a neurosurgeon to discuss potential surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia if the medication is not working for you. ...Read more

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Can you recommend an herbal treatment for seizure disorder?

Not advised!: With good and effective medication there is no reason to go to unscientific, potentially harmfull treatment choices! ...Read more

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Natural treatment for primary generalized seizure disorder? Had one seizure two yrs ago. Now on lamictal 50 b.I.D.

Natural treatment for primary generalized seizure disorder? Had one seizure two yrs ago. Now on lamictal 50 b.I.D.

See below: "natural" remedies such as herbs, etc. Have not been proven to manage epilepsy, especially generalize epilepsies as well as medications (those too have their limitations) do. If you have not had a seizure in 2 years, you may speak to your neurologist about options and management options at this point. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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