The tonic phase following the clonic phase that is characterized jerking of muscles, beating or running movements of the legs or the clamping jaws. Partial seizures also referred to as focal seizures and are localized or spread to other parts of the body. Cause repetitive movements and is often so subtle you can barely notice it. The most common symptoms in epilepsy are: * Repetitive movements of body jerking and twitching * Loss of consciousness * Loss of bladder control and bowel * Vomiting and growing salivating What causes epilepsy? There are many conditions and factors that may contribute to epilepsy and these include: * Heredity * Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) * fungal infections * Disease * viral or inflammatory disorders * Cysts * severe infestation of worms * Anemia * * Trauma Encephalitis * primary brain abscess or tumor * Rabies * vitamin deficiencies * Cancer * liver disease * Renal Failure * Toxoplasmosis * metabolic disorders * Poisoning * Toxins such as fertilizers, pesticides, arsenic, strychnine and chocolate * Metals such as lead, mercury, Diagnosis of copper and aluminum Epilepsy diagnosis of epilepsy is based on your pet’s symptoms, a thorough physical exam and a review of medical records. Tests such as x-rays, blood tests, CAT scan, MRI, EEG or spinal tap may have to be done.
Certain conditions such as hypoglycemia and insulinoma that can often be the cause of seizures must be removed first. Help for epilepsy Once the diagnosis of epilepsy is confirmed, your veterinarian will prescribe the most appropriate anticonvulsant therapy for your pet. If your pet has seizures soft, anticonvulsant therapy may be recommended while anticonvulsant medications such as Diazepam, Phenobarbitone and potassium bromide may be prescribed to reduce severe seizures are frequent. It would also be useful to monitor the behavior of your pet closely and keep a diary of seizure activity. The most gentle natural remedies to prescription drugs often bring conventional some serious side effects. The. Two well known herbs such as Passiflora incarnata (Passion flower) and Scuttelaria laterifolia (Skullcap) contain active ingredients that help support the natural balance of the nervous system. Homeopathic ingredients such as Hyoscyamus, Belladonna and mettalicum Cuprum. With a great interest in health and alternative medicine. OurCrowd can provide more clarity in the matter. I believe that natural remedies and alternative therapies have their place in modern medicine. I am confident that an informed person is potentially a more happy and healthy.