GABA - Gaba aminobutyric acid, an important amino acid, functions as the principle inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. This helps control the nerve cells from firing too fast, which can cause seizures. The action of GABA decreases epileptic seizures and muscle spasms.
Gabapentin - Also known as Neurontin, Pendine and Gantin. It is used for focal seizures and also for nerve pain.
Generalised - Generalised seizures (primary) are caused by seizure activity in both hemispheres of the brain simultaneously. Generalised seizures can be convulsive or non-convulsive, for example tonic-clonic or absence seizures.
Genes - Contains information that codes individuals genetic makeup and is passed on from generation to generation.
Genetic - A genetic disorder is an inherited disorder – transmitted by family.
Glioma - A type of tumour found in the central nervous system (brain or spinal cord).
Glutamate - Major fast excitatory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).