Companion for Mental Disorders

The ketogenic diet is a treatment for epilepsy

For centuries, there have been virtually no effective treatments for epilepsy. The progress of medical science in our century has led to the emergence of drugs that can to some extent help most patients, but scientists are still looking for new anticonvulsants (so-called anticonvulsants) that would be safer than existing ones. Indeed, all antiepileptic drugs have side…
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EEG decoding in childhood, norm and pathology

The main methods for diagnosing epilepsy are magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalogram. The article will discuss the EEG of the brain: what is it, decoding in children. An encephalogram is a method for studying the bioelectrical activity of the brain. This study allows you to determine the activity of neurons in different parts of the brain, the…
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EEG monitoring – accurate and early detection of neurological pathologies

EEG monitoring is the only way to accurately and early detection of neurological pathologies. EEG video monitoring is a study, during which a doctor has the opportunity to obtain a long-term simultaneous recording of an electroencephalogram, audio and video data about all types of bioelectrical activity of the human brain. Monitoring is carried out for a…
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EEG in childhood – an important study of the work of the cerebral cortex

EEG of the brain in children, what is it? This is a type of study of the work of the cerebral cortex, based on the recording and display of electrical impulses. Do not worry about how safe the study is if you decide to do an EEG for your child:  The biocurrents flowing along the electrodes are…
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First aid for an attack

An epileptic seizure can look quite frightening, but in reality it does not require urgent medical attention.   Usually, after the end of the attack, the person quickly recovers, but until everything stops, he really needs your support. We will tell you exactly how to help people suffering from epilepsy.  How to behave during an attack: If any unusual conditions…
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The role of video-EEG monitoring in the diagnosis of epilepsy

EEG video monitoring is the only highly accurate informative study that records brain signals and records the patient’s video. There are no contraindications and age restrictions for the study. The method is absolutely safe and painless. The diagnostic method plays an important role in the diagnosis of paroxysmal conditions and disorders of the nervous system. According to American neurophysiologists,…
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Injuries and accidents in patients with epilepsy

There are certain situations in which there is a risk for people with epilepsy. In such situations, there is a possibility of complications and even death. Medical professionals clearly define the etiology of such cases and know how to prevent their occurrence. We are talking about changing the patient’s lifestyle, about the introduction of certain restrictions that will…
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Epilepsy in old age: causes and manifestations

Epilepsy is a common neurological disease that is diagnosed in old age at least as often as stroke. The course of this pathology among elderly people is especially dangerous, since the body is more susceptible to influence, attacks are formed much more often. It is almost impossible to predict epileptic seizures.  Diagnostic tests and studies of epilepsy…
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Doctor epileptologist

An epileptologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. However, he is also engaged in the diagnosis of other neurological diseases, for example, episodes of loss of consciousness of various origins, sleep disorders. In most cases, the practitioner is an epileptologist neurologist with in-depth knowledge of paroxysmal disorders (diseases of the…
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Living without epileptic seizures

Life with epilepsy can be fulfilling when seizures are not bothering you. Many famous and legendary personalities were diagnosed with epilepsy, which did not prevent them from showing themselves brilliantly and leaving a mark on history. According to the WHO, proper treatment helps 70% of patients get rid of seizures. And the state of health after remission,…
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