Typically speaking, seizures are changes in the brain’s electrical activity. The signs or symptoms are rather evident and include violent shaking and a loss of control. Mild seizures can also be a sign of a significant medical problem. Other symptoms are sudden feeling of fear or anxiety, numbness, dizziness, change in vision, jerky movements of extremities and severe headache.
HOW IS SEIZURES DIAGNOSED?
While Seizures can stem from a number of health conditions, a Neurologist/General Physician diagnoses Seizures by conducting a blood test, electroencephalography test and imaging tests such as CT scan or MRI to determine the cause of Seizures.
HOW IS SEIZURES TREATED?
Seizures are mostly emergency situations that require immediate medical help. Long term treatments include medications, surgery to correct abnormalities, ketogenic diet and nerve stimulation.
DID YOU KNOW?
The occurrence of Seizures can be one time as well as repetitive.