Epilepsy

Last Updated: October 29, 2018

Definition - What does Epilepsy mean?

Epilepsy is a brain disorder marked by seizures. Some seizures are mild and some are severe. Neurologists divide seizures into two predominant groups. Primary generalized seizures affect both the left and right side of the brain. Partial seizures affect just the left or the right side of the brain. Epilepsy is sometimes referred to as seizure disorder or epilepsy syndrome

WorkplaceTesting explains Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a condition that was once stigmatized but has become much less stigmatized in the las few decades thanks to better education and medical research. Medicines to lessen the number and severity of seizures is also available than allows many epileptics to lead life almost seizure free.

In addition to hereditary issues, head injuries, severely high fevers, tumors, strokes, and illegal drug abuse can lead to various forms of epilepsy.

Many epileptics have normal jobs and lead normal lives thanks to the modern drugs that help control their illness.

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