Epilepsy

By: Dreama Bodkin

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a disorder in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disrupted, causing seizures-uncontrolled electrical activity of neurons.

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Symptoms

  • Fainting or Fatigue
  • Muscle spasms
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Hallucination
  • Convulsions/seizures
  • Loss of consciousness

Triggers

  • Stress
  • Alcohol
  • Flashing or Flickering lights
  • Mensuration
  • Not getting enough sleep
  • Missing meals
  • Not taking medicine

Treatments

  • Surgery
  • Special devices
  • Dietary changes
  • Prescription medicine