Month: August 2022

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

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. What to do?

What are psychogenic non-epileptic seizures? Is treatment necessary and what is the prognosis for the future? Epileptologist Prof. Uri Kramer answers. Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES or epilepsy pseudo – seizures) are, in most cases, a conversion reaction (the manifestation of symptoms associated with some psychological conflict or problem), which is similar from a psychiatric point…
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Febrile seizures in children. How to treat?

What are febrile seizures in children? Does the child have epilepsy? What treatment is needed and what is the prognosis for the future? Febrile seizures are convulsions in a child, usually caused by a temperature jump due to a viral illness. Moreover, the temperature of the baby does not have to be high in order…
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EEG in epilepsy. What should you know

What is an EEG of the brain? How is it carried out in children and adults? What does the electroencephalogram show in epilepsy and what does the decoding say? Main conclusions: An electroencephalogram is the most important test for suspected epilepsy in a child or adult, which checks for the presence of epileptic brain activity,…
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MRI for epilepsy in children and adults

What is an MRI study and why is it performed for epilepsy? What does magnetic resonance imaging show and until what age do children need general anesthesia? If the EEG results show focal (focal) epileptic activity, there is a need for an MRI. An MRI test for epilepsy is performed to find the cause of…
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Diagnosis of epilepsy. What should you know about her?

Diagnosis of epilepsy in children and adults. What does the examination for suspected disease consist of? When are genetic or metabolic tests needed? Main conclusions: The EEG is the most important test for suspected epilepsy, but it does not confirm or refute the diagnosis. Not all patients will need an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and…
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