Seizures

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This six-page handout educates people about seizure, which is a sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain that is a symptom of a brain problem. It explains that people who have recurring seizures may have a disease called epilepsy. It lists possible causes of seizures, discusses warning signs, and describes what can happen during a seizure, clarifying when 911 should be called immediately. The document discusses testing, medicationv and treatment based on the cause of the seizure, and safety concerns and precautions. 

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Health Information Translations
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Development Method:
Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Brain, Epilepsy, Seizures
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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