Seizure disorders are a group of common chronic neurological disorders, all of which result from the generation of electrical signals in the brain. Seizure disorders are characterized by recurrent seizures, which are transient signs and symptoms of abnormal, excessive, or synchronous neuronal activities in the brain. Epilepsy can occur at any age, but it is more likely to occur in young children, or people that are over age of 65.
Signs and symptoms vary depending on the type of seizure. Aseizure disorders caused by abnormal activity of the brain cells, and a seizure can disturb any process that sufferer’s brain coordinates. Symptoms may include:
Complex partial seizure
Grand mal or tonic/clonic seizure
Treatments for seizure disorders are focused upon eliminating or reducing the intensity and frequency of the seizures. Usually, medication is the first recommended. If medication doesn’t work, then neurosurgery will be considered. Cell may also be helpful.