How many of us have heard: “Your EEG is normal. You’re fine..” (“It’s all in your head?”)
I know of people who have had 5 EEGs, only to be properly diagnosed when they finally had Video EEG Monitoring.
So if someone is trying to pass you off or is ignoring your symptoms, perhaps you should become a little more familiar with your diagnostic options…
EEG (Electroencephalogram) —is a non-invasive test which detects and records electrical impulses on the surface of the brain.
These impulses are transmitted from small metal discs, placed on the person’s scalp, through wires which are connected to an electroencephalograph.
This instrument is used to register the activity and record it on graph paper or on a computer screen. It is a safe and painless procedure which will not affect you in any way.
An EEG is used by a neurologist to determine whether there are…
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