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Does epilepsy develop from a Gene?

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In brief: Many causes

Seizure disorders can have a genetic component for either seizures or for other illnesses than predispose to seizures.
They can also occur after head trauma, infection, in the context of treatable illnesses and sometimes for reasons that cannot be identified.

In brief: Many causes

Seizure disorders can have a genetic component for either seizures or for other illnesses than predispose to seizures.
They can also occur after head trauma, infection, in the context of treatable illnesses and sometimes for reasons that cannot be identified.
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Dr. David Tabby
Neurology

In brief: It can

There are many forms of genetic epilepsy, but most people acquire seizures from brain injuries

In brief: It can

There are many forms of genetic epilepsy, but most people acquire seizures from brain injuries
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