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Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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These survey results clearly highlight the perception disparities between clinicians and those living with seizure clusters," said Joseph Sirven, MD, chairman, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic.
The area is also a hotspot for cannabis seizures, with 4,423 per million people, double the England and Wales rate of 2,093 per million, although this is down 12% from the previous year.
Some will become seizure free with medications, but 10 to 20 percent (400,000 to 800,000) will become medically intractable, meaning that their seizures cannot be controlled with medication.
It is normal for people to be confused after a seizure.
Ensure your child gets enough sleep -- Not getting enough sleep raises your child's chances of having a seizure.
com/lil-wayne-suffers-2-seizures-24-hours-causing-emergency-landing-his-private-jet-855022) Wayne suffered his first seizure while flying over Texas.
In a multivariate analysis of demographic and clinical features, variables with a statistically significant link with an increased incidence of seizures were African ethnicity and lower educational status, each of which linked with a roughly doubled seizure rate, and organ damage outside of the nervous system, which was associated with a 50% increased rate.
Grand mal seizures cause unconsciousness and can make the limbs twitch and jerk uncontrollably.
4) There are many seizure mimics and paradoxically some subtle seizure types are easy to miss.
In some participants, the recordings detected changes in neuronal activity as much as three minutes before a seizure begins and revealed highly diverse neuronal activity as a seizure starts and spreads.
A febrile seizure is a seizure experienced in infancy or childhood that is associated with fever but with no evidence of intracranial infection, epilepsy or any other defined cause.
A seizure is classified as partial if the origin of the dysfunctional signaling is limited to a discrete area (i.
PHILADELPHIA -- A new, operational definition of epilepsy may go a long way toward resolving the question of whether epilepsy can be diagnosed and treatment begun after a single seizure or whether two seizures are required.