Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

What is Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy?

An epilepsy syndrome typically beginning in early adolescence, and characterized by early morning myoclonic jerks that may progress into a generalized tonic-clonic seizure. A genetic disorder: some families have had gene linkage to chromosome-6. The EEG is characterized by generalized polyspike and wave discharges at 4–6 Hz.

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Namaskaar Dear Doctor, my sister is suffering from Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), taking alopathy treatment for about 12 years. Well controlled...

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Hi Dr. XXXXXXX I am XXXXXXX (Male, Age 29), suffering from Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy since the age of 15. My disease was misdiagnosed initially...

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The forgetfulness that you mentioned needs to be evaluated by a neurologist and it has to be determined...

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I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy . I had a seizure in October 2012. Recently I been having respiratory problems with my breathing . Lost 4 lbs...

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Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy is a type of seizure that is mainly characterized by Sudden onset jerky movements...

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