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    How Much Do You Know About Seizures?

    A seizure is an uncontrolled electrical discharge from brain cells that causes mental and physical symptoms. Epilepsy is a group of chronic conditions in which a person has unprovoked, recurring seizures. Find out more about epilepsy and seizures by taking this quiz, based on information from the Epilepsy Foundation.

    1. Although the characteristics of a seizure may differ from person to person, seizures are caused by the same thing:
    2. Seizures can be caused by:
    3. Epilepsy is most likely to begin in which age group?
    4. A person with epilepsy needs how much extra sleep a night?
    5. In some states, if you have epilepsy, you can get a driver's license only if:
    6. Although exercise is good for people with epilepsy, some sports are not appropriate. Which of these is/are not?
    7. Alcohol can be dangerous for a person with epilepsy because:
    8. How does a health care provider diagnose epilepsy?
    9. Which is the most common treatment for epilepsy?
    Online Medical Reviewer: Shelat, Amit, MD
    Online Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN, MSN, RN
    Date Last Reviewed: 12/1/2017
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