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  1. Epilepsy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Learn how an MRI test or magnetic resonance imaging can be used in the diagnosis of epilepsy.

  2. Epilepsy and First Aid for Seizures

    Information on first aid treatments that can be used for epilepsy and seizures.

  3. Types of Epilepsy

    An overview of the different types of epilepsy, their symptoms and treatment.

  4. Epilepsy Seizures and Driving

    Information on driving regulations for people with epilepsy.

  5. Epilepsy and Home Safety

    Information on how to make a home safe for someone who has epilepsy.

  6. Epilepsy and Your Child's School

    Going to school can be stressful for children with epilepsy. As a parent, you can help. Learn more from WebMD.

  7. Epilepsy in Children

    Find out from WebMD what you should know if your child has epilepsy.

  8. Epilepsy - Other Treatment

    For many years, antiepileptic medication was the only treatment for people with epilepsy. This is still true for many people, although surgery is now an option for some.

  9. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome - Topic Overview

    Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe form of childhood epilepsy that causes frequent seizures. Several types of seizures are usually present at the same time, including atonic or tonic seizures. These seizures can cause injury.Lennox-Gastaut syndrome may be caused by a variety of brain injuries. Other problems, such as intellectual disability, delays in physical and intellectual growth, and other mental and physical disabilities, may also be present. The condition can be difficult to treat. Treatment with medicines, the ketogenic diet, or a type of brain surgery called corpus callosotomy may help control some of the seizures that occur with this syndrome. Most children will continue to have seizures throughout life.

  10. Questions About Medicines for Epilepsy - Topic Overview

    While working with your doctor to plan a medicine routine for yourself or your child,it may help you to talk about some of the choices and issues involved. Some of the following questions might help you prepare. How often will I or my child have to take the medicine? Some medicines for epilepsy have to be taken several times a day. This is sometimes hard for children in school; people with ...

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