Companion for Mental Disorders

Alcoholic epilepsy: symptoms, treatment methods

In the case of serious alcohol dependence and excessive alcohol consumption, a disease called alcoholic epilepsy can develop . Most often it manifests itself in the form of seizures, which are accompanied by convulsions. Initially, they appear only during moments of strong alcoholic intoxication, but over time they can be regular. This is due to the occurrence of irreversible pathological processes…
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Epileptic seizure: help with seizures, further treatment

According to doctors dealing with the problem of epilepsy, the real number of people suffering from this pathology is significantly higher than statistics say. This is due to the fact that many hide the presence of epileptic seizures, fearing complications at work and many restrictions in life. This leads to the fact that the resulting seizures are…
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Epilepsy: basic steps to lasting remission

Epilepsy is a chronic disease, one of the most common diseases. In the world, about 40 million people suffer from epilepsy. But at the same time, in 65% of patients, the disease is in a state of drug remission, with no seizures against the background of drug therapy. In children, the frequency of pathology is noted with a frequency…
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Epilepsy can be hidden behind fantasies and inattention

Many children tend to daydream and fantasize, get distracted in class and not hear the teacher’s questions. This, according to everyone, was Jasmine Banovich from the UK. For two years, the teachers complained that the girl in the classroom and between them “is carried away into the clouds” and completely “falls out” of the educational process. Jasmine herself could not explain in…
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Dental treatment in children with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, Down syndrome

Modern medicine is constantly improving. Today, children with disabilities and health features have more and more opportunities to receive quality medical care. For such children, centers are being created where the child can receive all the necessary treatment and undergo rehabilitation. Such circumstances have a positive effect on the general quality of life of the patient himself, as…
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Epilepsy: diagnosis and treatment

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases that tends to become chronic. The essence of this pathological process lies in the fact that a sick person has sudden seizures unprovoked by any external causes. The danger of this pathology lies in the fact that it often leads to the disability of the patient. Epilepsy can…
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Epilepsy and the Internet: Controlling Your Own Life

Epilepsy is a chronic disease of the nervous system, which is manifested by seizures, often by nothing, at first glance, not provoked. Today in the world about 50 million people suffer from epilepsy. Epilepsy, due to its unpredictability, limits a person’s life to a large extent and creates many problems for him. Patients diagnosed with epilepsy are not…
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Brain trauma and epilepsy: at the pace of the Jacksonian march

April 4, 1835 was born British neurologist John Hyulings Jackson, who has studied in detail one of the types of secondary epilepsy, in which the damaged cortex of the brain. Subsequently, this type of pathology was named after the doctor and is now known as Jacksonian epilepsy. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the key reasons for the development of this disease. MedAboutMe understood, how…
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A child’s first seizure: is it epilepsy?

11 years ago, nine-year-old Cassidy Megan came up with Purple Day. The girl suffered from epilepsy and really wanted as many people as possible to know about such a disease, so that they would support those who find it difficult to live with such a disease. Most people have their first epileptic seizure during childhood. The first attack of…
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Epilepsy: do seizures affect the psyche?

The problem of epilepsy today is acute all over the world, this disease is recorded in a fairly large number of both adults and children. This is a special brain damage that does not lead to a change in the psyche, but is the cause of seizures with loss of consciousness, which occur with different frequencies. An…
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