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Watch A Brief Introduction to EEG (Electro-encephalography) Video

Watch A Brief Introduction to EEG (Electro-encephalography) Video

I’m having one of these tests tomorrow, so where else but YouTube would I go to find out what’s going to happen?

“The electroencephalogram (EEG) is a medical test used to measure the electrical activity of the brain, via electrodes applied to your scalp.

“This procedure is completely painless and can be performed without shaving any of your hair. EEG can help diagnose a number of conditions, including epilepsy, sleep disorders and brain tumours. Another name for EEG is brain wave test.

“Conditions diagnosed by EEG

“Normal brain waves occur at a rate of up to 30 per second, but in someone with epilepsy, for example, the EEG may show bursts of abnormal discharges in the form of spikes and sharp wave patterns.

“Suspected epilepsy is the most common reason for an EEG.”

Read more at Better Health

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