Occipital Lobe Epilepsy

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By: Aliana Gordon Visual Center             The brain is the control center for the entire body having four lobes with varying responsibilities. This article will be focusing on the occipital lobe which lies in the back of the head. The … Continued

Focal Seizures

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By: Nicholas Parekh What is a seizure?Seizures are neurological events characterized by sudden surges of electrical activity inthe brain and are common in epileptic patients. Seizures usually last one to two minutes, andseizures that last for more than five minutes … Continued

Frontal Lobe Epilepsy

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By: Aliana Gordon Frontal Lobe Epilepsy What is Frontal Lobe Epilepsy?             Frontal lobe epilepsy affects the area of the brain responsible for speech, motor skills, personality, and forming memories. It is the second-most common type of epilepsy that causes … Continued

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

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By: Aliana Gordon What is Temporal Lobe Epilepsy?             Temporal lobe epilepsy affects one of the two temporal lobes that lie behind the temples, which is responsible for language, emotion, and short-term memory. Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) involves focal seizures, … Continued

Parietal Lobe Epilepsy

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By: Aliana Gordon Parietal lobe epilepsy is a rare form of epilepsy that affects the somatic senses of the body. Thesomatic senses embody touch, recognizing objects through touch (haptic perception), and thesense of position and movement (proprioception). Individuals that suffer … Continued

Atonic Seizures

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By: Aliana Gordon Atonic seizures occur when there is a loss of electromyographic activity, which controls the muscle movements in the body. This can occur in one part of the brain that correlates to the loss of a specific region … Continued