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Following a ketogenic or modified Atkins diet can reduce the frequency of seizures. Electroencephalographic (EEG) biofeedback and Sahaja yoga have also been beneficial for this condition. Having vitamin E, fish oil, and herbal remedies like valerian, kava, passionflower, chamomile may also help. You can also check out Ayurvedic remedies.
Multiple sclerosis patients experience unique symptoms. Some are common while others are rare. Since the disease affects the brain and/or spinal cord, normal day-to-day functions may be disturbed. Indistinct speech, uncontrollable shaking, choking on food and drinks, migraine-like headaches, seizures, and hearing disabilities are a few of the symptoms.
These basic first aid procedures are important to know. With this knowledge, you can potentially prevent infection, further injury, and even make a difference to save someone's life. In case of cuts, scrapes, and burns, it's important to prevent infection so clean these wounds with lots of water. In case of a sprain, prevent further injury through movement. If in doubt, always call medical emergency services.
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a serious condition which causes seizures. The onset is usually seen in childhood, and can also lead to mental retardation. It may be caused due to genetic abnormalities, injury, infections, perinatal hypoxia or problems with the brain structure. This syndrome can be treated with surgeries, medications or with a ketogenic diet. However, these methods can only reduce the seizures and not treat it completely.
Thanks to the pace of life and the multiple stressors we face on any given day, anxiety has become alarmingly common. Anxiety does not induce the same symptoms in all, which makes it a difficult condition to diagnose. Some of the most common physical symptoms, however, include an increased heart rate and breathing rate, dizziness, inability to get a good night's sleep, excessive sweating, a tingling sensation in the hands and feet, and seizures.
Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by unpredictable and recurrent seizures. It occurs due to the malfunctioning of electrical signals in the brain, and...
If you're epileptic and sexually active, reconsider your birth control tactics. Contraceptive pills can unfavorably interact with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Ethinyl estradiol in oral contraceptives lower AEDs in blood, increasing the risk of a seizure. AEDs dwindle effects of estrogen, raising the effective dosage of these pills. Choose other options like condoms, diaphragms, IUDs, IUSs, etc.
Neuron stimulation-termination imbalance in the brain induces surges of electrical activities or seizures. They can result in loss of function in specific areas of the brain, depending on the trigger. They can reduce your cognitive abilities and manifest as behavioral abnormalities. They can hamper brain growth, affect memory recall, cause behavior changes and mood disorders.