Epilepsy and First Aid for Seizures
Information on first aid treatments that can be used for epilepsy and seizures.
Types of Epilepsy
An overview of the different types of epilepsy, their symptoms and treatment.
How to Care for Seizures at Home
Home care with epilepsy varies with the frequency and type of seizures. Find out what you can do.
Epilepsy in Children
What parents should know about epilepsy in children.
Epilepsy Seizure Types and Symptoms
There are several types of epileptic seizures and treatments. WebMD explains the differences.
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.
Note: If you think you may have a seizure disorder or are being evaluated for one, do not drive, operate heavy machinery, swim, climb ladders, or participate in other potentially dangerous activities until a doctor specifically approves these activities.
Find out what to do when someone you're with has a seizure.
Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Seizures.
An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures and records the electrical activity of your brain by using sensors (electrodes) attached to your head and connected by wires to a computer.