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  1. Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap

    Learn more about the spinal tap -- or lumbar puncture -- and how it's used to screen for epilepsy.

  2. Women, Pregnancy, and Epilepsy

    Women with epilepsy overwhelmingly have healthy babies. But it's important to work closely with doctors throughout the pregnancy to ensure that they are taking the right epilepsy medications and other supplements to prevent against birth defects. WebMD tells you more.

  3. Conditions Similar to Epilepsy

    WebMD explains various conditions which may be mistaken for epilepsy.

  4. Birth Control for Women With Epilepsy

    Epilepsy drugs can make some birth control methods less effective. WebMD explains.

  5. Childhood Epilepsy Treatments

    WebMD explains surgery and other techniques that have shown promise in treating epilepsy in children.

  6. Seizures in Children

    Seizures in children may pass or be part of an epileptic disorder. WebMD identifies types of seizures, their diagnosis, and the risks they pose to your child.

  7. Handling Bad Behavior in a Child With Epilepsy

    Treating your child differently because he has epilepsy? Kids -- even those who have seizures -- need to meet the same expectations as your other children. WebMD offers suggestions for dealing with behavioral challenges at home.

  8. Treatments for Epilepsy in Children

    WebMD explains surgery and other treatment options for children with epilepsy.

  9. Drugs for Children With Epilepsy

    Advances in epilepsy drug research have made a real difference in the lives of children with the disease. WebMD tells you more.

  10. 10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Epilepsy

    If you have a recent epilepsy diagnosis, take these 10 important questions from WebMD to your next doctor appointment.

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