Not every type of epilepsy is generalized. A person could have seizure activity without impairment of his consciousness. There is an entity called “simple partial seizures” that results from epileptic activity in a small portion of the brain. Continue reading
What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a disorder of the nervous system that can affect people of any age, sex, race, social class or nationality. Epilepsy can be caused by injury to the brain, due to trauma â€“ such as a car accident or a head injury, a high fever caused by an infection, or as they get older some people develop epilepsy due to vascular disease, strokes, tumors and Alzheimerâ€™s disease. Nonetheless, for many people, the cause of their epilepsy is never known. Continue reading