Epileptiform seizures

What is Epileptiform seizures?

Epileptic seizures (colloquially a fit) are brief episodes of "abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain". The outward effect can vary from uncontrolled jerking movement (tonic-clonic seizure) to as subtle as a momentary loss of awareness (absence seizure).

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Hi - in 2004 I was diagnosed with photosensitive epilepsy, my only trigger was sitting in front of a CRT screen. I had a normal EEG, but since the...

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Photosensitive epilepsy presents with epileptiform seizures upon exposure to certain visual stimuli. The exact...

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dr if i feel a seizure coming on or my seizure auras an i have enough time to take my xanax instant release will it stop the seizure or the...

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