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What cause a seizures?

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Dr. Terry Peery
Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Terry Peery
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In brief: Many reasons

Any type of brain problem may result in a abnormal area which becomes a nidus for seizure activity.
Causes include head injury, brain infections, brain tumors, toxins or poisons, usage or discontinuation or alcohol or recreational drugs, medication reactions, problems with blood sugar or other chemicals, etc.

In brief: Many reasons

Any type of brain problem may result in a abnormal area which becomes a nidus for seizure activity.
Causes include head injury, brain infections, brain tumors, toxins or poisons, usage or discontinuation or alcohol or recreational drugs, medication reactions, problems with blood sugar or other chemicals, etc.
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