What Are the Different Types of Seizures?

What Are the Different Types of Seizures?

Seizures are uncontrolled muscle states, behaviors, sensations, or awareness caused by uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain. When seizures occur repeatedly without a known seizure-inducing trigger, the patient has a seizure disorder. When seizure disorders...
What Are the Different Types of Seizures?

Stages of Lyme disease

Lyme disease, a bacterial infection carried by ticks, is divided into three stages. They are known as early localized, early disseminated, and late disseminated. The stages can overlap, and not all stages are seen in all patients, but in general the signs and symptoms...
What Are the Different Types of Seizures?

Urinary tract infection with negative urinalysis

The laboratory test for a urinary tract infection (UTI) is called the urinalysis (UA), and, although it is known for being reliable, no test is perfect. In medicine there is a saying: treat the patient rather than the lab. What are some of the signs and symptoms of a...
What Are the Different Types of Seizures?

Azithromycin for Covid-19: Is it effective?

Antibiotics are not routinely prescribed for COVID-19 (or any other viral illness), although in severe cases one antibiotic has shown itself to be of some help: Azithromycin is given when COVID-19 causes severe trouble breathing. Antibiotics are also used to treat...
Post-Herpetic Neuralgia treatment

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia treatment

Post-herpetic neuralgia is a disturbance that lasts for a month or longer after shingles—an infection caused by the varicella zoster virus. Pain in the same distribution as the rash is described as burning, sharp, jabbing, or deep and aching. There can also be...