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  1. Drug Treatments for Essential Tremor

    Drugs most commonly used to treat essential tremor (ET) include beta-blockers and epilepsy drugs. Learn more from WebMD about these and other treatments and their side effects.

  2. Refractory Epilepsy

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of refractory epilepsy, which develops when your seizures aren't brought under control by medicine.

  3. Switching Epilepsy Medications

    If your epilepsy drug isn't working for you, it may be time to switch medications. WebMD tells you what you need to know.

  4. New Moms With Epilepsy

    New moms who have epilepsy have unique concerns about their baby's safety. WebMD offers tips on breastfeeding, bathing, carrying your baby, and more.

  5. Epilepsy Seizure: What to Do in an Emergency

    WebMD tells you how to recognize when seizures require emergency care and what to do if you witness a person having a seizure.

  6. Epilepsy: Surgical Options for Epilepsy

    Epilepsy surgery may be an option for people whose seizures are not controlled by medication, or who cannot tolerate the side effects of seizure medications. WebMD explains different surgical options for epilepsy.

  7. Epilepsy and Multiple Subpial Transection (MST)

    WebMD explains multiple subpial transection (MST), a surgery which is used to control brain seizures in people with epilepsy who don't respond to medication.

  8. Epilepsy and Your Changing Hormones

    A woman's hormone levels seem to play a role in epilepsy -- especially during puberty, ovulation, and menopause. Learn more from WebMD.

  9. Working With Your Doctor for the Best Epilepsy Treatment

    If you've just been diagnosed with epilepsy, you will want to know all your options for treatment. WebMD explains various medications and surgical options to control seizures.

  10. What to Do if Your Child Has an Epileptic Seizure

    WebMD tells you how to handle your child's seizures, and when to call an ambulance.

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