Month: June 2021

Blog articles can help you overcome panic attacks, anxiety, hypochondria, social phobia and other anxiety conditions.

Vagus nerve stimulation or VNS therapy

Vagus nerve stimulation or VNS therapy is a technique used to treat epilepsy. Mild impulses of electric current are under control, due to their effect on the body, seizures of epilepsy decrease in intensity, and sometimes completely stop. Seizures occur less frequently and are more easily tolerated by the patient.   The vagus nerve is the “conduit” that connects…
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Convulsions in newborns

There are 4 to 12 cases of seizures per thousand babies. The nervous system of a newborn baby functions at the spinal and brainstem levels. In this case, cortical neurons are fully formed. However, cytoplasmic and membrane differentiation in nerve cells is not yet expressed. In addition, the process of dendrite formation has not been completed, and there is…
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EEG video monitoring day and night: in what cases it is prescribed

Night EEG monitoring is prescribed by a neurologist in cases when seizures occur only at night or the patient cannot fall asleep during the day. Carrying out a diagnostic study is relevant if differential diagnosis of an epileptic convulsive state is required, which cannot be determined by another method.   Application of the electroencelograph in neurology The electroencephalograph is used in…
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Pregnancy and epilepsy: seizures and how to minimize them

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases diagnosed among women of childbearing age. In the United States of America, over a million women have been reported with reproductive epilepsy. More than 24,000 children with the same diagnosis are born in perinatal centers every year, namely, up to five children per thousand births. Pregnant women with epilepsy…
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EEG rhythms – designation and interpretation

EEG rhythms are diagnosed electrical vibrations in the brain. Various degrees of wakefulness are accompanied by changes in the frequency spectrum of EEG signals. Depending on the amplitude, waveform, topography, frequency range and type of reaction, the rhythms of electroencephalography are distinguished. The main EEG rhythms are denoted by Greek letters: ἄλφ α (alpha); β ήτ α (beta); γάμμ α…
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