Discussion Thread: Do You Have Seizures?

April 17, 2016

There are many rare diseases which cause seizures. They can be partial or focused. A seizure occurs when there’s abnormal electrical activity in the brainSeizures may go virtually unnoticed. Or, in severe cases, they may produce a change or loss of consciousness and involuntary muscle spasms called convulsions. Seizures usually come on suddenly and vary in duration and severity. A seizure may be a one-time event, or you may have seizures repeatedly. Recurrent seizures are called epilepsy, or a seizure disorder. Less than one in 10 people who has a seizure develops epilepsy.

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