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What you should know about epilepsy

People with epilepsy usually experience recurrent seizures. These seizures occur due to a disruption of electrical activity in the brain, which temporarily disturbs the messaging systems between brain cells.

This article explains the many types of epilepsy, including their symptoms, and prognoses.

The main symptom of epilepsy is recurrent seizures. However, if a person experiences one or more of the following symptoms, they should seek medical attention, as it may indicate epilepsy:

Possible Signs of epilepsy

1. A convulsion with no fever

2. Short blackouts or confused memory

3. Intermittent fainting spells, during which they lose bowel or bladder control, frequently followed by extreme tiredness

4. Temporary unresponsiveness to instructions or questions

5. Sudden stiffness for no apparent reason

6. Sudden falling for no apparent reason

7. Sudden bouts of blinking without apparent stimuli

8. sudden bouts of chewing without any clear reason

9. Repetitive movements that seem involuntary

10. Fearfulness for no apparent reason, panic or anger

11. peculiar changes in senses, such as smell, touch, and sound

12. Jerking arms, legs, or body, which will appear as a cluster of rapid jerking movements in babies

It is vital to seek consultation with a doctor if any of these symptoms occur repeatedly.

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