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I was treated with epilepsy for 5 years and it was gone. Now after 3 years it has reoccurred. Isn't there any permanent treatment for it? Thanks

No: Treatment for seizures is aimed at control not cure. The only possibility of cure is when there is a very localized focus of seizure activity that can be removed by a neurosurgeon. Patients who go from 2-4 seizure free years have up to a. 70% chance of discontinuing medication without recurrence. This leaves a 39% chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epilepsy (Definition)

A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more


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What treatment is recommended for rolandic epilepsy?

What treatment is recommended for rolandic epilepsy?

Sometimes nothing!: Rolandic epilepsy is a form of epilepsy that often afflicts children, but it is considered a "benign" form of epilepsy. Most of the time it begins in children who are between 6 and 8, and it goes away by itself by around age 14. Because of the benign nature, often times no treatment is recommended. If the seizures are causing problem for the child, various seizure medicines can be helpful. ...Read more

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I suffer from epilepsy and I want to know if you have a surgical treatment for this condition?

I suffer from epilepsy and I want to know if you have a surgical treatment for this condition?

Epilepsy: There are certain types of epilepsy that are caused by discrete lesions or malformations within the brain. A comprehensive epilepsy center can certainly due the workup and evaluation to see if you are a possible candidate for surgery. ...Read more

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I have epilepsy from the past 3years.. I am tired of medications. What is the best treatment for epilepsy?

I have epilepsy from the past 3years.. I am tired of medications.  What is the best treatment for epilepsy?

Epilepsy: I am sorry to hear about your struggle. I understand this must be very difficult to you. The best treatment for your epilepsy will depend on the type of seizure or epilepsy. Difficult to control seizures require multiple medications. In most teaching hospitals, epilepsy centers are now providing surgical cure to some types of seizures. A vagus nerve stimulator could also be used in some cases. ...Read more

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Have you any treatment for epilepsy to permanent remove epilepsy? I m n epileptic patient my dose is epival clonatril topiro .continued

Curing is difficult: But controlling epilepsy nowadays is much easier and more likely than it was several years ago. We have many different agents and medications that are very good. You need to find a good neurologist or Apple apologist to help you. ...Read more

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What is treatment for epilepsy?

Multiple: Anti-seizure meds a primary mainstay- single drug, or drug combinations. Surgery to remove seizure focus when meds fail. Others: vagus nerve stimulator, special diet, intracranial electrical stimulator. Avoidance of sleep deprivation, alcohol, recreational drugs, excessive stress. ...Read more

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What is a good epilepsy treatment?

What is a good epilepsy treatment?

Meds: Typically medications will be used first. There are a handful of medications that would potentially work well. Depending on where the seizures originate from, surgery could also be an option. But an extensive workup is typically done before you get to that point. Other options can potentially include a special type of diet or an implantable device. discuss this with your neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for epilepsy?

Depends!: The word epilepsy denotes disturbances of consciousness in a variety of ways and due to a large number of causes. The symptoms often are repetitive. If there is no definite cause (idiopathic) it is prevented usually by anticonvulsants. ...Read more

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Can you please define epilepsy and what is the treatment for it?

Can you please define epilepsy and what is the treatment for it?

Brain storm: Group of conditions characterized by sudden bursts of abnormal electical activity of the brain. It may produce seizures that result in abnormal perception of taste, smell, vision, numbness, tingling, shaking and loss of consciousness. It may be caused by among others, infection, tumor, genetics, stroke, or trauma. Treatment includes anti-seizure meds, or medical or surgical rx of the cause. ...Read more

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It's been a year since i was diagnosed with epilepsy, are there any improvements in treatment?

Newer medications: Several new medications are appearing on the market. Must say I am not so sure this truly represents a breakthrough or substantial improvement, and the future risk factor projection is yet unclear. Approaches which could be considered include implantation of vagal nerve stimulator device, and even some newer surgical extirpations. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epileptic Seizures (Definition)

Epileptic seizures are a clinical finding in which a person with a known seizure disorder (epilepsy) has a seizure (repeated, uncontrolled movement ...Read more