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Epilepsy

About one in 100 people in the United States have experienced an epileptic seizure or been clinically diagnosed with epilepsy.

What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which the brain experiences abnormal, synchronous electrial activity which results in a seizure. These seizures classically (More)


Understanding Epilepsy

  • Epilepsy: Overviews
  • First Aid For Epileptic Seizures
  • Epilepsy: A Guide for Teachers and School Nurses
  • Types of Epileptic Seizures
  • What are Good First Aid Practices if Someone is Having a Seizure?
  • Epilepsy Diagnosis and Treatment
  • New Treatments for Epilepsy
  • Seizures (Patient Education Materials)
  • CT - Head Scan (Video and Information)
  • If I Had - Uncontrolled Epilespy (Video)

  • Commonly Asked Questions


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  • Accepting Epilepsy
  • Are all Seizures Epilepsy?
  • Can Eplium Cause Mood Changes?
  • Can seizures be brought on by stress?
  • Does Keppra Cause Vitamin Deficiencies?
  • Is Epilepsy Genetic?
  • Long Term Effects of Phenobarbital?
  • Mood swings after a seizure is this normal?
  • Should I Go to The Hospital?
  • Weight Loss After Using Valporic Acid?
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  • Additional Information

  • Symptoms and Tests
  • Treatment
  • The Body
  • Research Studies
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    University of Cincinnati

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    Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016