Ailments & Conditions

Seizures in Adults with No History – What to Know

Overview of Seizures in Adults with No History

A seizure occurs when there is an atypical change in the electrical activity in the brain. It may be caused by a disorder or an accident that affects the communication between neurons. Common triggers include low levels of blood sugar, brain infections, epilepsy, stroke, or a head injury. While seizures typically begin in childhood, many people experience symptoms when they are adults. This is known as adult-onset seizures, which are usually linked to a traumatic event or medical condition. In this article you will learn main types and causes of this seizures.[1]