The ketogenic diet isn’t a cure for epilepsy, but this high-fat, low-carb diet can achieve significant seizure reduction in nearly 50% of children with difficult to control epilepsy.
A new device just approved by the FDA holds the promise of seizure relief for people whose epilepsy can’t be controlled with medications or surgery. This amazing device, called the RNS System, knows when a seizure’s coming and stops it in its tracks.
A new neurostimulator device disrupts the severe seizures of epilepsy before they even start.
Epilepsy in women brings along with it a host of additional concerns — can I have children? Will my fertility be affected? Will my children have it? Here, we answer your top questions.
A little boy suffering up to 100 seizures daily with frontal lobe epilepsy comes to Cleveland Clinic for brain surgery in 2011. He hasn’t had a seizure since. Can earlier surgery cure epilepsy?
A Cleveland Clinic study finds that a more aggressive surgical approach to treating frontal lobe epilepsy may be more effective than long-term medication therapy.
Do you have epilepsy? Have you heard about the latest surgical advances in the treatment of this disorder? Ask questions and get answers about epilepsy surgery from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at noon (ET).
Myths about epilepsy persist despite tremendous advances in the understanding and care of seizures. Learn the truth about seizures and mental illness, pregnancy, stress, intelligence, pain and other problems.
When a fever turns into a seizure, parents are caught off guard. The good news is that the vast majority of these seizures are not epilepsy — but only a doctor can tell for sure.
Caring for an epileptic child is challenging, but you’re not alone. Use these six steps to gain peace of mind and prevent serious issues.