Talking to Your Doctor About Epilepsy
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Talk with your doctor about epilepsy. Talking openly and often with your doctor can help you make the best choices.
Tips for Talking to Your Doctor
Here are some tips that will help:
Some Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Your Risk of Getting Epilepsy
About Lifestyle Changes
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Last reviewed March 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
Last Updated: 3/26/2019
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