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What is the name of the disease that is characterized by recurrent seizures, sometimes including convulsions and temporary loss of consciousness?
Epilepsy is the name of the disease that is characterized by recurrent seizures, sometimes including convulsions and temporary loss of consciousness.
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Weegy: * Banzel * Carbamazepine * Carbatrol? * Clobazam * Clonazepam * Depakene? * Depakote? * Depakote ER? * Diastat * Diazepam * Dilantin? * Ethosuximide * Ezogabine * Felbatol? * [ Felbamate * Frisium * Gabapentin * Gabitril? * Inovelon? * Keppra? * Keppra XR? * Klonopin * Lacosamide * Lamictal? * Lamotrigine * Levetiracetam * Lorazepam * Luminal * Lyrica * Mysoline? * Neurontin? * Onfi? * Oxcarbazepine * Phenobarbital * Phenytek? * Phenytoin * Potiga * Primidone * Rufinamide * Sabril * Tegretol? * Tegretol XR? * Tiagabine * Topamax? * Topiramate * Trileptal? * Valproic Acid * Vimpat * Zarontin? * Zonegran? * Zonisamide ] User: Epilepsy Weegy: The answer is: Epilepsy is a common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures.[1] Some definitions of epilepsy require that seizures be recurrent and unprovoked,[1][2][3] but others require only a single seizure [ combined with brain alterations which increase the chance of future seizures.[4] In many cases a cause cannot be identified; however, factors that are associated include brain trauma, strokes, brain cancer, and drug and alcohol misuse among others.[5] Epileptic seizures result from abnormal, excessive or hypersynchronous neuronal activity in the brain.[4] About 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, and nearly 80% of epilepsy occurs in developing countries.[2] Epilepsy becomes more common as people age.[6][7] Onset of new cases occurs most frequently in infants and the elderly.[8] As a consequence of brain surgery, epileptic seizures may occur in recovering patients. Epilepsy is usually controlled, but not cured, with medication. However, over 30% of people with epilepsy do not have seizure control even with the best available medications. Surgery may be ... (More)
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Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures are bursts of electrical activity in the brain that temporarily affect how it works.
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