National Epilepsy Day: Know the symptoms of epilepsy and how to prevent

Nov 17 2019 12:16 AM
National Epilepsy Day: Know the symptoms of epilepsy and how to prevent

Epilepsy Day is observed every year on 17 November. In India, this day is celebrated to increase awareness of epilepsy. This day is celebrated to create awareness about the disease called epilepsy. Epilepsy is also called epilepsy.

What can cause epilepsy?

Brain damage such as prenatal and perinatal injuries.
Congenital abnormality.
Brain infection.
Stroke and brain tumor.
Head injury / accident.
Suffer from prolonged high fever during childhood

Symptoms of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disease of the brain, which is characterized by equal seizures or seizures.

A person has seizures due to sudden, abnormal and excessive electrical communication in neurons (brain cells) and as a result the person becomes unconscious.

This disease can affect a person of any age and every person suffering from this disease may have different problems.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about five million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy, of which eighty percent live in developing countries.

Sudden jerking
Fainting Sensation in the hands or feet (feeling of pin or needle pricking). Tightness in the muscles of hands and feet or face.

How to prevent epilepsy

Epilepsy is mostly treated with drugs. This fact about epilepsy is important, that treatment of epilepsy should not be delayed. As soon as the information about the person suffering from epilepsy is received, the treatment of epilepsy should be started immediately. Early treatment prevents further worsening of the condition.





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