Know these common causes of epilepsy! -
Know these common causes of epilepsy!
Posted 15 Feb 2017 01:37 PM

Epilepsy is a common type of disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, causing repeated seizures. Also known as seizure disorder, it effects the nervous system of the body.

Mostly children and elderly adults gets affected with this serious brain disorder.

Though the cause of Epilepsy can’t be determined, but a variety of things can lead to seizures.

Here are some possible common causes of epilepsy:

Traumatic brain injury
Brain tumors
Low oxygen during birth
Serious illness or very high fever
Stroke or any other type of damage to the brain
Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease
Brain malformation
Infectious diseases such as AIDS and meningitis
Genetic or developmental disorders or neurological diseases
Infections such as meningitis or encephalitis

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