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Conversion disorder occurs when your response to stress shows up as seizures, paralysis or another physical symptom.
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Frontal lobe seizures can produce many odd behaviors, including bicycle pedaling motions and pelvic thrusting. Seizures often occur during sleep.
This type of dementia often causes hallucinations, delusions and fluctuating alertness.
Long QT syndrome is an electrical disturbance that can cause sudden, rapid heart rates. It can be genetic or a side effect of medication.
Myoclonus refers to involuntary muscle jerks. Examples range from simple hiccups to the jerking movements common in epileptic seizures or cognitive disorders.
West Nile virus infection usually resolves on its own, but occasionally it can be serious.
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