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Altered mental status

Delirium is a sudden change in how well a person's brain is working (mental status). Delirium can cause confusion, change the sleep-wake cycles,...

Aphasia

Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage in a specific area of the brain that controls language expression and comprehension. Aphasia leaves a person unable to communicate effectively with others.

Dizziness

Learn what to do when you feels dizzy or woozy; like your head or the room is spinning or tilting.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy causes repeated seizures and is one of the most common neurological condition. The seizures are caused by bursts of electrical activity...

Fever seizures

Fever seizures (sometimes called fever convulsions) are uncontrolled muscle spasms that can occur in children who have a rapid increase in body...

Generalized seizures

Epilepsy that causes generalized seizures is more common in children than in adults. Unlike partial seizures, which begin in a specific, often...

Hallucinations

A hallucination is a perception of something that is not really there. A hallucination can involve any of the senses: hearing, sight, smell, taste,...

Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common pain-related health problems in both children and adults. You may have a headache along with another minor...

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a rare disorder that typically becomes apparent during infancy or early childhood. The disorder is characterized...

Psychosis

Psychosis is a symptom of certain mental health problems. It involves perceiving reality differently from those around you. The difference between reality and what you think become blurred in your mind. Other mental health conditions, physical diseases, traumatic experiences, or drugs and toxins may bring on psychotic symptoms or behavior.

Rolandic epilepsy

Benign focal childhood epilepsy is a common form of epilepsy in children, causing seizures that make the muscles all over the body stiffen and...

Stroke

Stroke - where a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts - is a serious condition that requires clinical care by a physician or other health care professional; brain damage can occur within minutes of having a stroke.

Tonic-clonic seizures

Generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizures are the easiest seizures to recognize. They happen most often in people with generalized epilepsy of...