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  1. Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  2. Pyridoxine-Dependent Epilepsy

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pyridoxine - Dependent Seizures is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  3. Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome

    Summary Glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1) deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by deficiency of a protein that is required for glucose (a simple sugar) to cross the blood-brain barrier. The most common symptom is seizures (epilepsy),which usually begin within the first few months of life. However,the symptoms and severity of Glut1 deficiency syndrome can ...

  4. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  5. MERRF Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report MERRF Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  6. Status Epilepticus

    Epilepsy is a group of disorders of the central nervous system characterized by repeated convulsive (paroxysomal) electrical disturbances in the brain. The major symptoms may include loss of consciousness,convulsions,spasms,sensory confusion and disturbances in the nerves that control involuntary body functions (autonomic nervous system). Episodes of these symptoms are frequently preceded by ...

  7. 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.

  8. Refractory Epilepsy

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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