Migraine

Migraine

13 December 2022

A headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.

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Faint

13 December 2022

A sudden and short-lived loss of consciousness due to a sudden decrease in blood flow to the brain. Can be mistaken for seizures if convulsive movements occur.

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Antiseizure medication

13 September 2021

Medications used to manage seizures. Some of these medications can be used to treat other conditions. Also called anticonvulsants, antiepileptic medication and antiepileptic drugs.

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VEEG

02 November 2020

See Telemetry – video EEG

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NEP

29 October 2020

Negotiated Education Plan

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Propagation

14 July 2017

Refers to the spreading of seizure activity in the brain

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Dysfunction

14 July 2017

Abnormal or impaired function. Not working properly

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condition

06 July 2017

The physical and mental state of the body or one of its parts, e.g. he has a heart condition; he had a medical condition.

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Neuroplasticity

05 July 2017

The brain’s ability to change and reorganise itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. Neuroplasticity allows the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain to compensate for injury and disease and to adjust their activities in response to new situations or to changes in their environment.

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compensate

05 July 2017

To counterbalance or reduce the effects of the loss of function or performance.

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Disclosure

05 July 2017

Revealing private or previously unknown information to another person or third party.

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Stigma

05 July 2017

A mark of shame about a condition or behaviour that is not generally accepted as the norm generally due to negative attitudes and beliefs.

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