Treatments for Epilepsy
The goal of treatment is to control or prevent seizures. Medicine is often the best way to do this. Eating a special diet or other lifestyle changes may also help. Surgery or radiation may be done in some people.
A care plan will be created to best suit each person’s needs. The care plan may include:
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A person may be treated with:
- Epilepsy in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/condition/epilepsy-in-adults. Accessed April 8, 2022.
- Epilepsy in children. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/condition/epilepsy-in-children. Accessed April 8, 2022.
- Epilepsy information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Epilepsy-Information-Page. Accessed April 8, 2022.
- Treating seizures and epilepsy. Epilepsy Foundation website. Available at: http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy. Accessed April 8, 2022.
- Rimas Lukas, MD
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