Seizures are changes in the brain’s electrical activity and there are three types of Seizures namely Non-epileptic Seizures, Partial Seizures and Generalized Seizures. Some of the common symptoms of Seizures include violent shaking, loss of control, change in vision, headache, out of body sensation and dizziness, among others.
HOW IS SEIZURES DIAGNOSED?
It is usually difficult to diagnose the type of seizure. Neurologists may evaluate your complete medical history and events that lead to seizure. Blood tests, spinal tap to rule out infection and toxicology screening may be performed to determine the cause of seizures. Images of the brain may also shed light on cause of Seizures
HOW IS SEIZURES TREATED?
While the treatment of Seizures depends upon the cause, some of the common treatment methods include medication, surgery to correct brain abnormalities, and a special diet to stop Seizures.
DID YOU KNOW?
Seizures can be non-elliptic (result from an injury, such as a blow to the head, or an illness), partial (happens on only one side of the brain) or generalized (occur on both sides of the brain and affect both sides of the body).