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What causes seizures?

so i want to be a doctor when i grow up i am in the eighth grade and i am taking honors biology. i have a question about how to read systolic and diastolic pressure. also i wanted to know some of the most common reason a person can experience seizures.
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
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I have gone through your query. Blood pressure is measured by instrument called sphigmomanometer. First a cuff has to be tied and inflated to a pressure till the blood flow completely interrupted. Then put a stethoscope on brachial artery and listen while slowly loosening the cuff pressure. The first heard sound is systolic blood pressure and last heard sound is the diastolic level.
Seizure is build up of abnormal electrical activity in brain.
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