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Benign rolandanic

Benign rolandanic

Benign rolandanic epilepsy is probably the most common type of epilepsy in children and has no known cause. It does however have a good prognosis since most children will grow out of the condition in their mid-teens. Benign rolandanic seizures begin in the rolandic area of the brain and only this area is involved – [...]

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Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is characterized by partial seizures that involve both the temporal lobes. This condition may be categorized as simple or complex, and affects almost 50 percent of epilepsy patients. Causes Bacterial and viral infections such as herpes encephalitis and meningitis may lead to complications such as temporal lobe epilepsy. TLE may also [...]

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High Potassium Levels: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

High Potassium Levels: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

High potassium levels in the blood or hyperkalemia are often a symptom of a serious kidney problem. This is because healthy kidneys regulate potassium levels and normally eliminate any excess. If left untreated, people with high potassium levels can have their hearts suddenly stop beating and die. Others suffer from coordination problems. Causes Healthy adrenal [...]

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