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.
Conditions Similar to Epilepsy
WebMD explains various conditions which may be mistaken for epilepsy.
Birth Control for Women With Epilepsy
Epilepsy drugs can make some birth control methods less effective. WebMD explains.
Childhood Epilepsy Treatments
WebMD explains surgery and other techniques that have shown promise in treating epilepsy in children.
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.
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.
Seizures - Topic Overview
The brain controls how the body moves by sending out small electrical signals through the nerves to the muscles. Seizures, or convulsions, occur when abnormal signals from the brain change the way the body functions.
Treatments for Epilepsy in Children
WebMD explains surgery and other treatment options for children with epilepsy.
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 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.