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A seizure is a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain that usually affects how a person feels or acts for a short time. Some seizures are hardly noticed—perhaps a feeling of "pins and needles" in one thumb for a few seconds.

Seizures And Epilepsy

X-Plain Seizures And Epilepsy Reference Summary Introduction More than 2 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with epilepsy or have experienced a seizure.

Seizure: Diagnosis and Management

Seizure: Diagnosis and Management . Carrie Jurney, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology) VSA San Mateo . Somewhere around 5% of all dogs and 1% of all cats will have a seizure at some

Autism, Epilepsy & Seizures:

Absence seizure: Takes the form of a blank stare lasting only a few seconds. Partial seizure: Produces involuntary movements of arm or leg, distorted sensations, or a period of automatic movement in which awareness is blurred or completely absent.

Seizures and CMV Driver Safety

Purpose of Presentation •To present the final recommendations of the "Seizure Disorders MEP"as they pertain to CMV driver fitness-for-duty •MEP recommendations developed using a consensus decision-making process •All of the recommendations presented today were agreed on unanimously

Seizures (without fever)

PATIENT EDUCATION HANDOUTS Seizures (without fever) What are seizures? During a seizure (convulsion), a child may become unconscious and fall, the eyes may roll backward, the body may stiffen, and the arms and legs may jerk.

Seizures basic level

Seizures basic level • low blood sugar (diabetes) , hypoglycemia Overview A seizure (also called a fit, spell, convulsion, or attack) is the visible sign of a problem in the electrical system that controls your brain.

Brain Injury and General Rehabilitation Information Series

What Are Seizures? A seizure occurs when a particular area ofthe brain fires spontaneously without voluntary control. They can occur as a result of brain trauma, brain tumors or infections, strokes and metabolic disturbances (alcohol or drug withdrawal, severe body chemistry disorders).


SEIZURE IMITATORS OVERVIEW Robert S. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., Maslah Saul MD Professor of Neurology, Stanford, Editor-in-Chief, epilepsy.com 1 Seizures can be scary, but they are often manageable once diagnosed.

Preventing Seizures (Epilepsy)

Preventing Seizures (Epilepsy) For most people with seizures, taking anti-seizure medicine as directed by your doctor is the best way to control seizures.