Epilepsy Types Directory
Epilepsy types vary by symptoms and treatments. Some types of epilepsy include childhood absence epilepsy, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsy, and more. Diagnosing the particular type a person has can be done with MRI, EEG, and other tests. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how different types of epilepsy are diagnosed and treated.
What is Epilepsy?
Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment of epilepsy, a brain disorder that causes seizures.
What Are the Types of Epilepsy?
Find out about the different kinds of epilepsy, and learn what types of seizures are typical of each type.
Types of Seizures and Their Symptoms
Find out more about the different kinds of seizures and the symptoms they cause.
Diagnosing epilepsy takes patience. It isn’t something that happens in one appointment. But if you stick with the process, doctors can figure out if epilepsy is causing your seizures and treat the condition with medication.