By: AJ Wiley
Lil Wayne has epilepsy
Epilepsy is a disease that affects the central nervous system that causes seizures that range from mild to severe. Seizures include loss of consciousness, convulsions, shaking, staring spell, and also temporary confusion. Anyone could have a seizure in their life unexplained or that is caused by injury or sickness. Epilepsy is having two or more unprovoked seizures.
Where does it affect?
There are not always known causes for epilepsy, but the usual cause is a brain injury, here are the other causes.
- Low oxygen during birth
- Head injuries
- Abnormal levels of substances in the body like sodium or blood sugar
- Dietary changes
- It is not contagious, you cant just catch it from someone else
- You cant swallow your tongue during a seizure
- Don't restrain the person, the seizure ends on its own in seconds or a few minutes, just make sure the person is ok and follow simple first aid guidelines