Orgasm-induced seizures

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Orgasm-induced seizures

Orgasm-induced seizures is a rare neurologic disease characterized by complex partial seizures with or without secondary generalization or idiopathic primarily generalized epilepsy triggered by sexual orgasm. Seizures usually start immediately shortly after or a few hours after the achievement of orgasm last a few seconds or minutes and are followed in very rare cases by intense migraine.

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Advocacy Organizations

Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of US pediatric epilepsy centers, researchers and professionals in field of epilepsy whose goal is to provide a network and infrastructure to facilitate collegial, collaborative practice-changing research that will provide answers needed to improve the care of children with epilepsy.

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