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What Is Temporal Lobe Epilepsy - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
 
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Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: In this video, We tried to provide information about what is temporal lobe epilepsy - temporal lobe epilepsy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Subscribe to our channel for more videos. Watch: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEdlYZmjRfk) Temporal lobe epilepsy: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment Temporal lobe epilepsy or TLE is a type of epilepsy causing focal seizures beginning in the temporal lobe area of the brain. One or both lobes may be affected. There may be an aura warning sign before a seizure, but not everyone will experience this. Temporal lobe epilepsy may cause either simple partial seizures without loss of awareness or complex partial seizures with a loss of awareness. What are the symptoms of temporal lobe epilepsy? A seizure originating in the temporal lobe may be preceded by an aura or warning symptom, such as: - Abnormal sensations (which may include a rising or "funny" feeling in the gut) - Hallucinations (including sights, smells, tastes) - Vivid deja vu or recalled memories or emotions - A sudden, intense emotion not related to anything happening at the time During the seizure, a person may experience motor disturbances, sensory symptoms or autonomic symptoms. Motor or movement disturbances (called automatisms) may include the following: - Rhythmic muscle contractions on one side of the body or face - Abnormal mouth behaviour (lip smacking, chewing for no reason, slobbering) - Abnormal head movements (forced turning of the head or eyes) - Repetitive movements (such as picking at clothing) Other sensory symptoms may include the following sensations that start in one area and spread: - Numbness - Tingling - A feeling that the flesh is crawling - Autonomic symptoms may include the following: Abdominal pain or nausea How is a temporal lobe epilepsy diagnosed? If someone has a seizure for the first time, if a seizure lasts longer than two to three minutes, or if multiple seizures occur one after the other, take that person to the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) or call 999 immediately. If a seizure disorder is suspected, the doctor will begin by taking a thorough medical history, and will ask about any birth trauma, serious head injury or infections of the brain such as encephalitis or meningitis. Brain function can be studied with an electroencephalogram (EEG), which detects the electrochemical relay of information from brain cell to brain cell. EEGs will show characteristic abnormal patterns during different types of seizures, but results can be normal in between seizures. Other investigations including X-rays, CT scans and MRIs of the head can help rule out specific causes of seizures. What are the treatments for temporal lobe epilepsy? Oral anticonvulsive medications such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, and sodium valproate may help reduce or eliminate recurrent seizures in some people. The newer anticonvulsants such as topiramate and lamotrigine can be more effective in some cases. However temporal lobe seizures do not always respond well to medication. Many people with temporal lobe seizures respond well to surgery that removes the abnormal part of the brain. This procedure is called a temporal resection. Vagus nerve stimulation is another treatment for seizures, which involves implanting a device under the collarbone, where it stimulates the left vagus nerve. This can result in a reduction of the number of seizures, or can reduce their length or intensity. The device can be pre-programmed by the doctor who inserts the device, or in some cases can be activated by the patient or a carer if the patient feels a seizure is imminent. - Sweating, flushing, dilated pupils or rapid heartbeat Thanks for watching what is temporal lobe epilepsy - temporal lobe epilepsy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment video and don't forget to like, comment and share. Related Searches: left temporal lobe epilepsy, mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsy and anger outbursts, temporal lobe epilepsy and deja vu, temporal lobe epilepsy and god, temporal lobe epilepsy and rage, temporal lobe epilepsy and religious experience, temporal lobe epilepsy and stuttering, temporal lobe epilepsy anger, temporal lobe epilepsy anxiety, temporal lobe epilepsy aura symptoms, temporal lobe epilepsy australia, temporal lobe epilepsy behavior, temporal lobe epilepsy bipolar disorder, temporal lobe epilepsy blog, temporal lobe epilepsy causes, temporal lobe epilepsy child, temporal lobe epilepsy definition, temporal lobe epilepsy deja vu, temporal lobe epilepsy documentary, temporal lobe epilepsy eeg, temporal lobe epilepsy god, temporal lobe epilepsy hallucinations, temporal lobe epilepsy in childhood, temporal lobe epilepsy in children, temporal lobe epilepsy in infants, temporal lobe epilepsy in kids, temporal lobe epilepsy laughing, temporal lobe epilepsy lecture, temporal lobe epilepsy lip smacking, Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Mri,
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Some tiny partial seizures I experienced with my cam on
 
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For the record, I have been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy and it is much more controlled now with meds! I rarely get any form of seizure anymore, it's great having a break!!! I can finally breath I describe these as tiny because compared to the worst ones I can get these ARE TINY!! Come to think of it, if anyone were to witness me having one of these attacks they would never even consider I was having a seizure.. These ones are very slight, coming and going very quickly. What happens is I'm thrown back into a 'dream' immediately also being hit with intense deja vu. With these smaller ones I am able to sit still, and I tend to just freeze up without moving much. A bigger seizure involves a lot of eye darting, back and forth, and complete loss of reality and a harder time coming out of it with bouts of crying and anger with the confusion... An even bigger seizure would be me not remember a darned thing that I do... It hits and escilates sooooooo quickly and intensely and I get to the point where I just black out. It would be hard getting a seizure like that on video especially being on medication that isn't allowing those seizures to even happen anymore!! YAYYYYYYYY!!! But, I would still like to know what happens and exactly what I am doing during one of those bigger ones....... Windows live movie maker was used to make this video http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows-live/movie-maker-get-started
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Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut - Medical Definition and Pronunciation
 
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https://word2speech.com/medical/ Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut: A severe form of epilepsy that usually begins in early childhood and is characterized by frequent seizures of multiple types, mental impairment, and a particular brain wave pattern (a slow spike-and-wave pattern). The seizures that are notoriously hard to treat and may lead to falls and injuries can be reduced in frequency by treatment with lamotrigine, a chemically novel antiepileptic drug. The syndrome is named for W.G. Lennox and H. Gastaut who described it. The Lennox-Gastaut syndrome usually develops in children between 1 and 8 years of age and is characterized by seizures, developmental delay, and behavioral disturbances such as poor social skills and attention-seeking behavior. Most children with it have impaired intellectual functioning or information processing. The disorder may be caused by brain injury, severe brain infections, genetic brain diseases, or developmental malformations of the brain. In some cases, no cause can be found. The types of seizures, which vary among Lennox-Gastaut patients, include tonic (stiffening of the body, upward deviation of the eyes, dilation of the pupils, and altered respiratory patterns), atonic (brief loss of muscle tone and consciousness, causing abrupt falls), atypical absence (staring spells), and myoclonic (sudden muscle jerks). There may be periods of frequent seizures mixed with brief, relatively seizure-free periods. The prognosis (outlook) for individuals with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome varies. There is no cure for the disorder. Complete recovery including freedom from seizures and normal development is very unusual. How to pronounce Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut definition of Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut audio dictionary How to say Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut What is the meaning of Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Pronounce Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Medical dictionary Medical definition of Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut
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Lorazepam  - Wiki
 
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Lorazepam sold under the brand name Ativan among others is a benzodiazepine medication It is used to treat anxiety disorders trouble sleeping active seizures including status epilepticus for surger... Creative Commons 2.0 Wikipedia.com Beta Test
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