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Understanding brain related symptoms and features
Symptoms may affect multiple parts of the body. Understanding which part of the body a symptom affects, can help us to better understand the potential underlying causes of a symptom, including a rare disease or genetic syndrome.
The brain is the central organ of the nervous system, a system that includes not only the brain but also the sensory organs of the body, the spinal cords, and the nerves that connect them all. The nervous system is how the different parts of the body communicate with each other and control their responses to both internal and external stimuli.
Generally, symptoms affecting the brain can not be seen with the naked eye. Although diagnosing a brain-related symptom may involve different tests and assessments, both subjective and objective.
Symptoms relating to the brain may affect other parts of the body and development, including intellectual ability as well as the ability to move, speak, and other crucial bodily functions.
What are Seizures (epilepsy)?
Seizures occur when there is sudden electrical activity or disturbances in the brain that interrupt the brain's signals. They are sudden and uncontrolled and happen very quickly.
This sudden electrical activity may also cause alterations in movement and behavior.
Recurrent or regular seizures, or one or more seizures at the same time, are referred to as epilepsy.
What should I do next?
In some instances, seizures may be one of the features of a rare disease or genetic syndrome. In this case, fast, targeted genetic analysis can give you a more accurate diagnosis.
Epileptic seizure, Epilepsy, Seizures
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