Wellness - Growth | 1-3 yrs

Epilepsy In Toddlers: All You Need To Know

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Does your toddler suffer from repeated seizures? It may be a case of epilepsy, which is a neurological condition.

Although, the seizures may be related to a brain injury or may run in the family, the cause in most children is unknown. Most cases will not continue into adulthood, and the child’s development and intellect will remain normal.

Know more about this condition by going through this ClipBook. 

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Epilepsy In Childhood

Epilepsy is a neurological condition (affecting the brain and nervous system) where a person has a tendency to have seizures that start in the brain.

Epilepsy In Babies

The brains of newborn babies are sensitive to seizures in the first week of life. Some babies will continue to have seizures as they get older, but some babies will never have any more.

Causes Of Epilepsy In Childhood

Although seizures have many known causes, for most children, the cause remains unknown. In many of these cases, there is some family history of seizures.

Signs And Symptoms Of Seizures

Symptoms cannot be directly observed. Both signs and symptoms are assessed in order to make a diagnosis.

Treating Children With Epilepsy

It is important to treat epilepsy for several reasons. Untreated epilepsy places children at increased risk of accidents, such as drowning, head injury from a fall, or choking. Frequent seizures may create both social and academic disadvantages fo...

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