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Dissociative events — sometimes known as “dissociative seizures” — are not epileptic seizures....

Dissociative Events Explained

Dissociative events — sometimes known as “dissociative seizures” — are not epileptic seizures....
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may result from an event, such as an accident, that damages the...

Head Trauma and Epilepsy: Brain Injuries and the Risk for Seizure Disorders

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may result from an event, such as an accident, that damages the...
Epilepsy is a disorder in which abnormal electrical activity in the brain causes recurrent...

Epilepsy and Autism: Is There a Connection?

Epilepsy is a disorder in which abnormal electrical activity in the brain causes recurrent...
Seizure disorders can be caused by many different factors, including genetics, premature birth,...

Which Drugs and Medications Can Raise the Risk of Seizures?

Seizure disorders can be caused by many different factors, including genetics, premature birth,...
Sometimes, people can be diagnosed with epilepsy after having had just one seizure.If you...

Q&A With Dr. Shifteh Sattar: Managing and Treating Severe Epilepsy

Sometimes, people can be diagnosed with epilepsy after having had just one seizure.If you...
If you’re experiencing the symptoms of severe epilepsy, your health care team will perform a...

Severe Epilepsy: Your Guide To Getting a Diagnosis

If you’re experiencing the symptoms of severe epilepsy, your health care team will perform a...
Idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) is a group of four types of epilepsy with genetic causes....

Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy: An Overview

Idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) is a group of four types of epilepsy with genetic causes....
Atonic seizures commonly begin in childhood and can carry on into adulthood. These seizures are...

Atonic Seizures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Atonic seizures commonly begin in childhood and can carry on into adulthood. These seizures are...
No single test exists to diagnose severe epilepsy in children, but a neurology team can pinpoint...

Diagnosing Severe Epilepsy in Children

No single test exists to diagnose severe epilepsy in children, but a neurology team can pinpoint...
One in every 20,000 to 40,000 children has Dravet syndrome.Dravet syndrome seizures are hard to...

Dravet Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

One in every 20,000 to 40,000 children has Dravet syndrome.Dravet syndrome seizures are hard to...
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