Some myths about epilepsy are centuries old, but they still persist. Imad Najm, MD, dispels 13 of the most common ones.
An involuntary frown (ictal pouting) is a subtle but specific sign of a frontal lobe seizure. Identifying it can speed diagnosis and treatment for your epilepsy.
An epilepsy expert explains the science behind a new CBD treatment for seizures associated with two rare forms of severe childhood-onset epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome.
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Fortunately, the risks for epilepsy surgery are low, and in fact, research has shown that it’s safer to proceed with surgery than to continue for a lifetime with uncontrolled epilepsy.
When patients and families accept the diagnosis, they may embrace it as the “new normal” and focus on taking control.
It can often be difficult for friends and family to tell the difference between epileptic and non-epileptic seizures, since the outward signs are similar.
Ever have the sensation that you’ve been somewhere or talked to someone before, when you know you haven’t? That’s deja vu. Discover some insights into this mental phenomenon and learn when it may signal a problem.
For patients without low-cost alternatives, the financial burden of drug therapy may be serious.
Knowing the facts about bullying is the first step toward preventing victimization of children and teens with epilepsy or other medical conditions, and keeping them safe.