- Temporal lobe seizures begin in the temporal lobes of your brain, which process emotions and are important for short-term memory. Some symptoms of a temporal lobe seizure may be related to these functions, including strange feelings – such as euphoria, deja vu, or fear.
- Temporal lobe seizures are sometimes referred to as focal loss of consciousness seizures. Some people are still aware of what is going on, but with more intense seizures, you may appear awake but unresponsive. Your lips and hands can make repetitive and unnecessary movements.
- Temporal lobe seizures can result from an anatomical defect or scar in your temporal lobe, but the cause is often unknown. Temporal lobe attacks are treated with medication. For some people who are unresponsive to medication, surgery may be an option. Temporal lobe seizure Treatment Hyderabad
An unusual sensation (aura) can precede a temporal lobe attack and act as a warning. Not all people with temporal lobe seizures have auras, and not all people with auras remember them.
- The aura is actually the first part of a partial seizure before consciousness is altered. Examples of auras are:
- A sudden feeling of fear or unprovoked joy
A déjà vu experience – the feeling that what is happening has already happened
A sudden or strange smell or taste
A feeling of getting up in the stomach, similar to that of a roller coaster
- Praise in the brain
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- Often times, the cause of temporal lobe seizures remains unknown. However, they can be the result of a number of factors including:traumatic brain injury
- Infections such as encephalitis or meningitis or a history of such infections
- A process that causes scars (gliosis) in part of the temporal lobe called the hippocampus
- Malformations of the blood vessels in the brain
- Brain tumors
- Genetic Syndromes