Definition of Epilepsy. Meaning of Epilepsy. Synonyms of Epilepsy

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Definition of Epilepsy

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Hysteroepilepsy
Hysteroepilepsy Hys`ter*o*ep"i*lep`sy, n. [Hysteria + epilepsy.] (Med.) A disease resembling hysteria in its nature, and characterized by the occurrence of epileptiform convulsions, which can often be controlled or excited by pressure on the ovaries, and upon other definite points in the body. -- Hys`ter*o*ep`i*lep"tic, a.

Meaning of Epilepsy from wikipedia

- Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and...
- medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates...
- Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is a fatal complication of epilepsy. It is defined as the sudden and unexpected, non-traumatic and non-drowning...
- of excitatory glutamate, whose release is considered to be elevated in epilepsy, but also that of GABA. This is probably a side effect or even the actual...
- Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is a chronic disorder of the nervous system characterized by recurrent, unprovoked focal seizures that originate in the temporal...
- Tonic–clonic seizures are the seizure type most commonly ****ociated with epilepsy and seizures in general and the most common seizure ****ociated with metabolic...
- syndromes are childhood absence epilepsy, epilepsy with myoclonic absences, juvenile absence epilepsy and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Other proposed syndromes...
- condition epilepsy. Following from that, there is a short list of people who have received a speculative, retrospective diagnosis of epilepsy. Finally...
- but without the characteristic electrical discharges ****ociated with epilepsy. They are of psychological origin, and are one type of non-epileptic seizure...
- Generalized epilepsy is a form of epilepsy characterised by generalised seizures with no apparent cause. Generalized seizures, as opposed to focal seizures...
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