Children's epilepsy resource for Families

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Epilepsy

 

Epilepsy is the tendency to have recurrent seizures which have not been provoked by a reversible cause such as fever. A seizure occurs when there is a disruption to the normal electrical activity of the brain. Seizures vary in type, severity and intensity, and can manifest as changes in consciousness, movement, sensation, or behaviour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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