Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap
One test for epilepsy is the spinal tap, which can measure pressure on the brain, the presence of abnormal cells or bacteria, and glucose levels. WebMD explains why and how the procedure is performed.
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 you child's bad behavior.
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.
Childhood Epilepsy Treatments
Treatment of childhood epilepsy could include surgery, but there are increasingly other promising options available. Learn more from WebMD.
Epilepsy Drugs for Children
There are a wide number of drugs available for treating epilepsy in children, and advances in the past years have made a difference. WebMD tells you more.
Conditions Similar to Epilepsy
WebMD explains various conditions which may be mistaken for epilepsy.
On the Frontline of Epilepsy Treatment
WebMD interviews Gregory L. Barkley, MD, former chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation's Professional Advisory Board, on the current state of epilepsy treatment.
WebMD explains how epilepsy is diagnosed.
Seizures - Check Your Symptoms
WebMD provides the symptoms of seizures and a checklist for you to assess yourself.
Ethosuximide for Epilepsy
Drug details for Ethosuximide for epilepsy.