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Brain InfectionOur brain, the spinal cord, and its surrounding structures could become infected by a large spectrum of germs (that is, microorganisms). Bacteria and viruses are the most common offenders.
EpilepsyEpilepsy is a condition in which the brain repeatedly discharges its nerve cells in a disordered way resulting in seizure. Epilepsy symptoms include seizures accompanied by a temporary failure of motor, sensory and mental function. Epilepsy treatment includes anticonvulsant medications.
Seizures and FeverFebrile seizures, also known as convulsions, body spasms, or shaking, occur mainly in children and are caused by fever. (Febrile is derived from the Latin febris, meaning fever.)
Head InjuryHead injury is a general term used to describe any trauma to the head, and most specifically to the brain itself. Several types of head injuries may occur such as skull fractures, intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding) such as subdural or epidural hematoma. Treatment of a head or brain injury depends on the cause and severity of the injury. Skull fracture: A skull fracture is a break in ...
Ask Is Epilepsy Curable or NotA co-worker of mine collapsed in a seizure in the office the other day, and shortly after, we found out he was diagnosed with epilepsy. I don’t know him very well, but we here at the warehouse are all concerned. He hasn’t returned to work this week. Is epilepsy serious? Is epilepsy curable or not?
Wilderness: SeizureEpilepsy (seizure disorders) is a neurological condition that causes a series of jerking movements and loss of consciousness. Seizures are caused by disordered electrical activity in the brain rooted in a seizure disorder like epilepsy or a number of other primary causes. Seizures can be managed with medication.
Seizures in ChildrenA seizure occurs when the brain functions abnormally, and can affect different parts of the brain and body. The types of seizures which most often occur in children are febrile, neonatal, and epileptic. Seizures may be partial or general. Treatment depends on the underlying cause of the seizures.
Seizures Emergencies Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »
Topiramate is a seizure medicine, also called an anticonvulsant. Topiramate is used to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 2 years old. ...learn more »
Fosphenytoin is an anticonvulsant that works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures...learn more »
Divalproex sodium affects chemicals in the body that may be involved in causing seizures...learn more »
Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures ...learn more »
Ethosuximide is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant...learn more »
Clorazepate is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Clorazepate affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced and cause anxiety or seizures./...learn more »
Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced. Clonazepam is also a seizure medicine, ...learn more »
Valproic acid affects chemicals in the body that may be involved in causing seizures...learn more »