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Patient education: Seizures in adults (Beyond the Basics)


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  • Website: UpToDate - patient information
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Seizures are caused by abnormal brain activity and can last seconds to minutes. Treatment for seizures is usually medication. Read more information here.


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nerve cell, electrical impulse, convulsion, blood test, Electroencephalography (EEG), MRI, CT scan, epilepsy, shaking

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Rated on: 3/17/2016 11:13:14 AM

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