Is epilepsy genetic?

Answer On One Hand: Some Types of Epilepsy Are GeneticOnly certain kinds of epilepsy run in families. According to the Mayo Clinic, researchers have identified up to 500 genes that could be responsible. I... Read More »

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Is there a genetic component to epilepsy?

On One Hand: Genetics Play a RoleGenetics sometimes play a role in epilepsy, a disorder that causes seizures. Epilepsy is not directly inherited, but it often runs in families, according to the May... Read More »

What is epilepsy 10 pts?

Nope epilepsy is just that; recurrent seizures. It does not make you different. Neurons fire electrical signals in your brain constantly. People with epilepsy have abnormal electrical discharges wh... Read More »

When is epilepsy usually diagnosed?

On One Hand: Early New CasesMost cases of epilepsy are diagnosed in the first year of life. Those born with epilepsy generally exhibit symptoms very early on which lead to a diagnosis. The incid... Read More »

What is d scientific name for epilepsy?

Epilepsy is the only name for it, it is from the Ancient Greek word epilēpsía, it means "to seize".epilepspy is also goes by the name of convulsions with are also seizures