Nervous system diseases

Absence seizure

Absence seizures involve brief, sudden lapses of consciousness. They\'re more common in children than adults. Someone having an absence seizure may look like he or she is staring into space for a few seconds. This type of seizure usually doesn\'t lead to physical injury.

Absence seizures usually can be controlled with anti-seizure medications. Some children who have them also develop other seizures. Many children outgrow absence seizures in their teens.

Acromegaly - this is a pathological condition of the organism, in which there is an enlargement of individual parts of the body. Such condition is provoked by excessive development of the growth hormone in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.

As a rule, men and women aged from 30 to 50 years are more likely to be affected by this disease, but children do not suffer from this disease. It is important to know that acromegaly is a chronic disease, and it occurs in the human body for a long period of time.

Amnesia is a pathological condition of a patient in which the cognitive function of memorizing information is impaired, or memory is completely (partially) lost. Sometimes, this pathology occurs in the elderly, and it is associated with natural brain destruction, that is, aging. But in young people, memory loss is associated with other factors.