A new surgical procedure implants a neurostimulator to relieve seizures in people with epilepsy that have not been helped by medications and have no other surgical options.
Patients with epilepsy can now address questions and concerns with a free iPad app. The interactive tool helps manage the condition between doctor visits.
Myths about epilepsy persist despite tremendous advances. Learn what's really true about this often misunderstood condition as our expert busts 13 myths.
Epilepsy impacts many parts of a person’s life, including romantic relationships. It can cause fear of intimacy and sexual dysfunction. Seizure control is key and your doctor can help.
Misconceptions about epilepsy have persisted for centuries. Still today, that leads some to hide their condition from friends, teachers and co-workers. But education is the best weapon against stigma. Learn more.
To calm essential tremor, a condition that mimics but is unrelated to Parkinson’s disease, patients can turn to medications or surgery. But the stresses of life – and health – also need to be addressed.
Even though your child has a temperature, you can keep your cool by knowing exactly when to be concerned and when to get your pediatrician on the line. Our experts give you the lowdown on fever fighting.
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.