Hormonal alterations following seizures

@article{Luef2010HormonalAF,
  title={Hormonal alterations following seizures},
  author={G. Luef},
  journal={Epilepsy \& Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={131-133}
}
  • G. Luef
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Epilepsy & Behavior
Postictal increases in prolactin (PRL), luteinizing hormone, and follicle-stimulating hormone have been recorded in patients with both generalized tonic-clonic and partial seizures. Elevations of PRL and luteinizing hormone were seen immediately and at 20 minutes after generalized tonic-clonic seizures in male and female patients. Usually, PRL blood levels return to normal values within 1 hour. Previous studies have evaluated the utility of the transient increases in PRL, neuron-specific… Expand
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