Understanding Temporal Lobe Seizures -- Prevention

Can I Prevent Temporal Lobe Seizures?

Seizures occur in girls and boys at an equal rate and are more common before the age of 15 and after age 65. For now, there is no way to screen for a seizure disorder before it develops. However, avoiding head injuries -- such as by wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle -- can reduce the risk of acquiring a seizure disorder.

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD on March 06, 2019


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