Epilepsy is a neurological disorder. There are two main types of seizure, generalised and partial, which can cause recurring and unprovoked seizures. Epilepsy can cause unconsciousness, jerking movements, loss in muscle tone, muscle stiffness or involuntary automated body movements. Epilepsy requires treatment with medication and sometimes surgery. Alternative treatments such as a ketogenic diet, acupuncture, relaxation therapy and biofeedback can also be used in conjunction with traditional treatments.
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