Epilepsy: Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about epilepsy.
Epilepsy and the Spinal Tap
Learn more about the spinal tap -- or lumbar puncture -- and how it's used to screen for epilepsy.
10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Epilepsy
Just diagnosed with epilepsy? Ask your doctor these questions.
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.
Understanding Seizures and Epilepsy
WebMD explains various types of seizures, including those not caused by epilepsy.
Drug Treatments for Essential Tremor
Drugs most commonly used to treat essential tremor (ET) include beta-blockers and an epilepsy drug called Mysoline. Learn more about these treatments and other drugs like Neurontin and Xanax.
Epilepsy: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
Read about vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), a technique used to treat control seizures in people with epilepsy. Learn more from WebMD.
Birth Control for Women With Epilepsy
Epilepsy drugs and certain birth control methods may interact. If you're a woman with epilepsy, talk to your doctors about your options when planning or avoiding pregnancy. WebMD explains.
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.