Posts Tagged ‘new onset seizure’

July 20, 2011 · by James White, MD · Diagnosis, Education, Patient Information, Treatment

ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS A seizure is a temporary change in the electrical activity of the brain. A seizure is an excess of electricity- like a power surge. This is what causes the symptoms of a seizure. When a first seizure occurs, a thorough evaluation is indicated. The evaluation often includes: 1) History and physical exam; 2)…