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Neurological disorder deals with brain, spine and the nervous system associates them. This disorder affects the central and peripheral nervous system. A portion of the Neurological Disorders is Epilepsy, Alzheimer illness and different dementias and additionally fewer natural ones, for example, frontotemporal dementia. Cerebrovascular ailment incorporates stroke and migraine. It additionally incorporates headache disorders, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, neuro infections, brain tumors, traumatic disorders of the nervous system due to Brain injury, and neurological disorders because of malnutrition.

  • Track 1-1Epilepsy
  • Track 1-2Alzheimer
  • Track 1-3Dementia
  • Track 1-4Multiple Sclerosis
  • Track 1-5Stroke

An intrinsic abnormality is a real hazard in offspring of moms with epilepsy. Horrendous damage because of mishaps can cause Epilepsy. Cerebrum conditions that cause Epilepsy are brain tumors and stroke. The main source of epilepsy is a stroke for individuals with age gathers more than 35. A mutation in a person’s genes can put him or her at risk of developing epilepsy. Often, these are the genes that control the excitability of nerve cells (neurons) in the brain. Around 40 percent of epilepsy is due to Genetic Predisposition. Some youthful kids might be conceived with a basic change in a territory of the brain that offers ascend to seizures. Around 3 out of 10 kids with autism spectrum disorder may likewise have seizures. The exact cause and relationship are still not clear.

  • Track 2-1Brain tumour
  • Track 2-2Autism
  • Track 2-3Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Track 2-4Maternal drug use
  • Track 2-5Infections

Brain imaging gives a non-intrusive window into the workings of the human central nervous system. Neuroimaging is done utilizing procedures like fMRI, PET, MEG and so on. These guide bloodstream in the brain instead of neuronal action if there should arise an occurrence of EEG. Scientists utilize an assortment of neuroimaging devices to study the cerebrum. Computed Tomography (CT) scans are oblique X-ray slices that demonstrate the thickness of mind structures. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) utilizes changes in electrically charged particles in a magnetic field to form images of the brain.

  • Track 3-1Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Track 3-2Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Track 3-3Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Track 3-4Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (FMRI)
  • Track 3-5Computed tomography (CT)

Epilepsy is a standout amongst the most well-known neurologic diseases, and albeit a couple of essential consideration professionals acknowledge it, the pervasiveness of epilepsy is most noteworthy among more seasoned grown-ups, particularly after age 65. 1-3 In those more established than 70, the frequency of epilepsy is almost twice that of children,3 and in those matured 80 years and more established, the disorder happens three times more regularly than it does in the pediatric populace.

  • Track 4-1Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Track 4-2Cerebrovascular diseases
  • Track 4-3Grand mal seizures
  • Track 4-4Traumatic brain injury

An epileptic seizure includes a paroxysmal change in the activity of a large number of neurons. Feedback control of seizures would require an implantable gadget that could anticipate seizure occurrence and then deliver a stimulus to end it. To analyze the possibility of building such devices, this content unites specialists in epilepsy, bio-designing, and dynamical systems theory. Points incorporate the improvement of epileptic systems, seizure prediction, neural synchronization, wave phenomena in excitable media, and the control of complex neural dynamics using brief electrical stimuli.

  • Track 5-1Epileptic seizure
  • Track 5-2Neurons
  • Track 5-3Neural synchronization
  • Track 5-4Neural dynamics
  • Track 5-5Electrical stimuli

Epilepsy is a chronic disease experienced by millions and a cause of substantial morbidity and mortality. This review summarizes prevalence and incidence studies of epilepsy that provided a clear definition of epilepsy and could be age-adjusted: requirements if comparisons across studies are to be made. Epilepsy and seizures can develop in any person at any age. Epilepsy is more common in young children and older people. Slightly more men than women have epilepsy. About 1 in 100 people will have an unprovoked seizure in their lifetime.

  • Track 6-1Hormonal changes
  • Track 6-2Neuronal destruction
  • Track 6-3Psychogenic seizures
  • Track 6-4Refractory epilepsy
  • Track 6-5Dravet syndrome

A diagnosis is usually made after a person has had more than one epileptic seizure. Blood tests, an Electroencephalogram (EEG) and scans are used to gather information for a diagnosis. Tests on their own cannot confirm or rule out epilepsy. An EEG (Electroencephalogram) is one of the tests used to help diagnose epilepsy. A diagnosis of epilepsy can affect people in different ways. No test can say for certain whether you do or do not have epilepsy. But when information from the tests is added to the description of what happens during your seizures, this builds up a clearer picture of what happened. This can help with the diagnosis and when choosing treatment.

  • Track 7-1Wada Test
  • Track 7-2Long-term video-EEG monitoring
  • Track 7-3Single-photon emission computed tomography
  • Track 7-4Magnetoencephalography

Genetic testing helps scientists and physicians better understand how various genes may interact to produce a specific epilepsy syndrome. This genetic information may give people with epilepsy and their families more detail about their specific epilepsy syndrome. Several epilepsies have a genetic component and we know that epilepsy can run in families. The Genetic mutations which cause dysfunction in both ligand and voltage-gated ion channels results in different types of epilepsy. Thus, ion channels are important players in genetic epilepsies. Several ion channel genes have Epileptogenic mutations and can be considered as channelopathies. Symptomatic Epilepsy is an Epilepsy due to an injury, infection, congenital brain malformation, a tumor or metabolic disorder.

  • Track 8-1Ion Channel Genes
  • Track 8-2Genome Sequencing
  • Track 8-3Symptomatic epilepsy
  • Track 8-4Epileptogenic Mutations

Children may have very few seizures and most become seizure-free by the age of 16. They may have focal aware seizures, (previously called simple partial seizures) often at night, which begin with a tingling feeling in the mouth, gurgling or grunting noises and dribbling. Speech can be temporarily affected, and symptoms may develop into a generalized tonic-clonic seizure. AEDs may not be necessary, but they can be helpful to control seizures.

  • Track 9-1Childhood absence epilepsy (CAE)
  • Track 9-2Benign rolandic epilepsy (BRE)
  • Track 9-3Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME)
  • Track 9-4Infantile spasms
  • Track 9-5Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

Seizures are caused by the abnormal electrical activity of the Brain. If he is getting frequent seizures, then it is said to be as Epilepsy. A neurologist describes the Diagnosis and Treatment of these Disorders. Epilepsy Syndrome is a factor that influences Seizure. Some of the cognitive complaints are Mental Slowness, Memory Deficits, and Attention Deficits. Seizures cause a rapid drop in pressure and results in low blood sugar levels.

  • Track 10-1Mental slowness
  • Track 10-2Attention deficits
  • Track 10-3Excessive excitation
  • Track 10-4Low Blood Sugar

Epilepsy can vary greatly from one person to another. Numerous types of surgery are available for the treatment of epilepsy. Brain surgery offers potential benefits that may improve your quality of life, but it also involves serious risks. The risks may include infection, stroke, paralysis, speech problems, loss of vision, loss of motor skills. Different types of brain surgery involve different risks. A hemispherectomy can affect your vision and movement. Removal of a specific lobe can cause speech and memory issues. Some people who choose corpus callosotomy experience more seizures after surgery. The most common type of resective surgery is a temporal lobectomy. It's the most successful form of surgery for epilepsy. It may reduce the number of seizures you have while limiting your risk of permanent brain damage.

  • Track 11-1Resective surgery
  • Track 11-2Multiple subpial transection
  • Track 11-3Hemispherectomy
  • Track 11-4Corpus callosotomy

In the initial assessment of children with new-onset seizures, the suggestion that electroencephalography (EEG) should be standard and that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) should be optional. A normal EEG means I do not have epilepsy. Many patients with epilepsy have a normal EEG between attacks. Many people without seizures have mild abnormalities on EEG. Epilepsy is a clinical diagnosis, that is, made on the basis of history and examination.

  • Track 12-1Brain waves
  • Track 12-2Pseudo seizures
  • Track 12-3Neurological exam
  • Track 12-4EEG-video monitoring

Some issues around epilepsy and its treatment are specific to women and do not apply in the same way to men. These include links between epilepsy and hormones, puberty, contraception, pregnancy and the menopause. Changing hormone levels may affect some women and not others. Oestrogen and progesterone, two hormones that are naturally produced in a woman's body can speed up or slow down brain activity and can affect when a woman has seizures. Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may increase the risk of seizures for some women with epilepsy. Oestrogen is known to have a pro-convulsant (seizure causing) effect for some women, but the amount of estrogen in HRT is small and usually not enough to cause seizures to happen. Epilepsy and taking anti-epileptic drugs may contribute to the risk of developing osteoporosis for some people.

  • Track 13-1Hormones, Puberty and Menstruation
  • Track 13-2Menopause and epilepsy
  • Track 13-3HRT and seizures
  • Track 13-4Osteoporosis and Epilepsy

Neuropsychiatric disorders are also known as mental disorders results in diseases originate from the nervous system. It includes Addictions, Childhood, and development, Eating disorders, Degenerative disorders, Mood disorders, Neurotic disorders, psychosis, and Sleep disorders. In Alzheimer’s disease, the memory gets disturbed and whereas attention deficit is primarily affected in patients with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Neuropsychiatric disorders are common in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). They include “hardware” disorders that are primarily neurological in their presentation and “software” disorders that would more often be in the clinical province of the psychiatrist.

  • Track 14-1Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Track 14-2Psychiatry
  • Track 14-3Depression
  • Track 14-4Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Track 14-5Schizophrenia
  • Track 14-6Dopamine
  • Track 14-7Biomarker

Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main form of treatment for people with epilepsy. And up to 70% (7 in 10) people with epilepsy could have their seizures completely controlled with AEDs. There are around 26 AEDs used to treat seizures, and different AEDs work for different seizures. The development of antiepileptic drugs urgently needs to be revitalized so that we can discover more effective antiseizure drugs for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy, including catastrophic formsAntiepileptogenic agents to prevent epilepsy before the first seizure in at-risk patients and disease-modifying agents to control ongoing severe epilepsy associated with a progressive underlying disease are also needed.

  • Track 15-1Antiseizure drugs
  • Track 15-2Antiseizure drugs
  • Track 15-3Drug resistant epilepsy
  • Track 15-4Brivaracetam
  • Track 15-5Carbamazepine
  • Track 15-6Eslicarbazepine

Status epilepticus (SE) is a single epileptic seizure lasting more than five minutes or two or more seizures within a five-minute period without the person returning to normal between them. Previous definitions used a 30-minute time limit. The seizures can be of the tonic-clonic type, with a regular pattern of contraction and extension of the arms and legs, or of types that do not involve contractions, such as absence seizures or complex partial seizures. Status epilepticus is a life-threatening medical emergency particularly if treatment is delayed. 

  • Track 16-1Convulsive status epilepticus
  • Track 16-2Nonconvulsive status epilepticus
  • Track 16-3Complex partial status epilepticus
  • Track 16-4Cerebral injury

Case study refers to the in-depth analysis and here it deals with the analysis of epilepsy patients and reports from doctors who had treated epilepsy patients. This will include the battle stories of persons suffered from epilepsy and their experiences and principles to overcome epilepsy and its effects. People who had been through different types of epilepsy can discuss their experiences and opinions towards the treatment of epilepsy and ways to overcome it.