Before taking selfies, read this: Do not become the reason for epilepsy, ‘Selfie’

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Taking ‘selfies’ is extremely popular and common in today’s era. Tianjars, children, young people, self-interest is not going to be like hobbies, their life is becoming a necessity. Although you may be surprised to know that experts are warning that taking some selfies may be the reason for epileptic seizures for some people.

One such case came up recently where a teenager took a brighter selfie and recorded activity like epilepsy in his mind. Canadian doctors examined the matter and found that such an effect was on the teenager because he was photo sensitive for such photographs and this could be a major reason behind his visit.

According to a recent case study, those who suffer from photo-sensitivity epilepsy may suffer from bright flash and may be victims of ‘selfie-epilepsy’. This matter has come out of recent research against selfies, whereas earlier experts believed that phone redness due to selfies could also be a cause of wrinkles.

This report was kept in the Dalhousie University of Canada with reports of pediatric doctors and was published in the Medical Journal. When the doctors were trying to find out the reason for the girl’s epileptic seizure, the problem arose in her mind was detected. Doctors did their EEG (Electronsphalogram) in the lab.

Doctors found that when the girl took shelf with a flash in a dark room, she found unusual brain waves (spikes) in the waves of her brain. He also reduced red eye effect during selfie. Recognizing these spikes, the doctors diagnosed that the girl had difficulty in photo-sensitivity response towards selfie.

A type of epilepsy is called photosyntism epilation, but it is only 3 percent of the total epilepsy and people do not know much about it. Persons suffering from this disease may also have to travel through flash light, natural light and even visual patterns. This is especially found in children, teenagers, and as the child grows up, the problem becomes less. Although it is also being said that since it has just been said on the basis of only one case, then there is a need to do research and study on this matter.

What is epilepsy?

There are several common misconceptions about epilepsy. People often see it as a mental disorder, in fact, it is a neurological condition that does not affect the individual’s daily mental abilities. Patients are experiencing a sudden blockage in the highly complex electro-chemical activity of the brain. It can develop at any age. However, it is often recognized only before the age of 20 and after the age of 60 years. Men are more likely to come under its coverage than women.