From Our 2012 Archives

Health Tip: What's Behind Epilepsy?

(HealthDay News) -- Epilepsy causes the nervous system to send abnormal and excessive electrical impulses. The result are seizures, which may be characterized by involuntary movements, periods of lack of awareness, and other behavioral changes.

The CDC says possible causes of epilepsy include:

-- Diana Kohnle

MedicalNewsCopyright © 2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.





STAY INFORMED

Get the Latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!