Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

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Epilepsy in children and adolescents EPILEPSY is a chronic disease of the brain, manifested by repeated convulsive or convulsive attacks (paroxysms) and specific changes in personality. The prevalence of epilepsy in childhood and adolescence is 5-8 cases per 1000 children, which significantly exceeds the prevalence of epilepsy in adults. These figures include only patients with repeated seizures requiring medical supervision and taking anticonvulsant medications. The number of children who have had at least a single epileptic seizure is much higher and accounts for 5-7% of the child population. Epilepsy is characterized by the onset of seizures in childhood and adolescence (more than 75% of cases of epilepsy manifest in the first two decades of life). There are three peaks of epilepsy manifestations: at the first year of life, at the…
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What not to do with Epilepsy

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What not to do with Epilepsy Epilepsy is a condition in which a person has regularly repeated epileptic seizures. These seizures are characterized as abnormal, disorderly discharge of nerve cells of the brain, which leads to a temporary violation of motor, sensory or mental functions of the patient. Knowledge of the basic principles that can not be done with epilepsy, can help the patient to avoid dangerous situations and injuries in daily activities. Manifestation of the Disease There are many types of epileptic seizures, primarily depending on which part of the brain is involved in the pathological process. The specific area of the brain affected by abnormal electrical activity can lead to a specific type of seizure. If all parts of the brain are involved in abnormal electrical activity of…
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Antibiotics for Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is called a neuropsychiatric disease that affects the nervous system and is accompanied by a sudden appearance of seizures. The disease can be congenital (idiopathic), hereditary or acquired. Manifests itself due to trauma, infections and inflammatory processes in the shell of the brain (meningitis). The need for antibiotics for epilepsy will be discussed later. When Prescribe Antibiotics for Epilepsy and how to drink them? Sometimes there are such conditions, get rid of which without the use of antibiotics will not work. For example, if bronchitis is not cured in time, it can end with pneumonia, and the attached bacterial infection will lead to serious consequences. Epilepsy does not cancel antibiotic therapy, but there are some drugs that are unacceptable. If the doctor, knowing about the diagnosis, prescribed an antibacterial…
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