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St.Amant acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory, the traditional gathering place of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene people and the traditional homeland of the Métis people. Read More

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Seizures

The brain controls and regulates the body including; sensations, thoughts and emotions. It contains billions of nerve cells that communicate with each other through electrical signals. In a seizure, the brain sends out an abnormal burst of electrical signals. These signals can change a person’s movement, behaviour or state of awareness. A seizure is often very brief, lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes, while some seizures can last much longer.