EEG or Electroencephalogram is a test that records electrical activity of the brain and brain wave patterns.
Your scalp needs to be oil-free for a clear recording.
The technologist will check your scalp to see whether its oil free.
You must remove your ornaments / accessories / purse / belt etc.
You will be required to lie on the bed.
Technologist will place electrodes on your head after cleaning the areas with gel.
A neurology doctor in Salem might administer mild sedatives, if necessary.
You should close your eyes & relax while the procedure is being conducted.
This procedure is absolutely painless.
The technologist will ask you to do different things at different times during the EEG. He or she might have you look at a flashing light or breathe in and out deeply and quickly.
The technologist will monitor you through the console, while the test is conducted.
Post the test, the electrodes will be removed and excess gel will be wiped off your scalp with cotton and tissues.
After the procedure, you can resume your daily routine activities.
The report will be issued in an hour, post-procedure, at the reception. Visit Manipal, the top neurology hospital in Salem.