The aim of this review is to discuss some of the neurological diseases that present mainly in the adolescent period. The article focuses on the usual presentation and course of the more common, and some uncommon, epilepsies, neuromuscular disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system and some other, miscellaneous conditions. The article ends with a very brief and general discussion about management issues in this age group. Recent medical publications, including two from the National Health Service, 1 , 2 have focused on adolescent health issues, and specifically the transition from paediatric to adult services.
Evaluation of a First-Time Seizure | Johns Hopkins Medicine
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Feb 5, The brain's nerve cells neurons communicate by firing tiny electric signals. During a seizure convulsion , the firing pattern of these electric signals suddenly changes. It becomes unusually intense and abnormal. A seizure can affect a small area of the brain. Or it can affect the entire brain.
Can Growth Spurts or Puberty Cause Seizures in Boys?
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Sep 17, A seizure is a sudden change in the brain's normal electrical activity.
I've had seizures since I was 9 and am 36 now needless to say that means through out my entire sex life and 15 years of marriage. But, last night for the first time ever I had a partial complex seizure after sex with my wife and wondered if this had happened to anyone else and if a doctor had told them anything about it? I have TLE caused by a brain tumour. I had it removed in November and am doing well. The operation has not stopped my seizures but not they are only at night.