Putting the focus on epilepsy

Epilepsy is considered one of the most common chronic neurological diseases today. According to the WHO data, it affects more than 50 million people worldwide, of which 80% come from developed countries or areas.

From a medical point of view, epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes seizures in our body as a result of erroneous signals sent by our neurons.

These signals can potentially lead to unusual behaviours in patients, as well as generating sudden spasms in different parts of the body, and even causing loss of consciousness of the person concerned.

What can cause this neurological disorder? This is a difficult question to answer. There are many possible causes for this neurological disease, for example, possible brain injuries. In any event, as with other diseases, there is no cure for epilepsy. Factors that increase the risk of epileptic seizures Among the various risk factors that can cause epileptic seizures, are the following: • Sleep disorders or exhaustion • Hypoglycaemia (reduced blood sugar levels) • High fever • Exposure to flashing/blinking lights • Menstruation A device that predicts epileptic seizures  Fortunately, significant technological advances, whose aim is to improve the quality of life of epileptic patients, continue to be made. And in this case, it is a Read more