Will my brother's epileptic seizures ever go away?

More to know. The answer depends on the cause. How many seizures has your brother had? How old is he? How long has he had these? Has he needed to take many kinds of medication? Some types of seizures do stop (see benign rolandic epilepsy for example) and some kinds do not stop.

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My aunt (from dad side)'s daughter&my little brother both have had history with seizures. Is it hereditary? Are my future children at risk for epilepsy?

Consult neurologist. There are many reasons for seizures to manifest in children .Some of them may be hereditary .There are different type of seizures ,some hereditary others are not .These two children may or may not be getting same type .Consult neurologist about these children ,he can examine and explain about the risk of epilepsy in your children . Read more...

My brother has epilepsy since a child and still has seizures, can his schizophrenia cause them?? he's 28 should he still have seizures?

No and yes. seizures and schizophrenia are two distinct brain disorders and one does not cause the other. very often we cannot find a cause for either, and both conditions are often life long. Best wishes for your family. Read more...

Brother has epilepsy--onset late teens-and I am considering taking wellbutrin (bupropion) for sad? Will this med put me at greater risk for seizures?

Not necessarily. Risk for seizures as an adverse effect is rather low, especially if total daily dose is below 300 mg. If you have never suffered epilepsy, unlikely that you will experience any higher risk, but do talk to your doctor about the medication choice. Read more...

Can small photosensitive epilepsy seizures go away without drugs? I mean if I stop triggering them are they ever gonna stop without need of medical treatment?

Unfortunately NO. You are aware of but one trigger, but there are many more potential stimuli. Your meds are not needed when no provocative event is present, but that is rare, and on most days the potential for a seizure is far higher. Your meds are there to keep you stable during the tough times, but hard to predict the future. Follow your doctor's advice. Good luck. Read more...

Hi I have epilepsy and have 30 seizures a day I'm on epillim 2000mg a day is it possible to go on a higher dose?

Possible. 30 seizures a day is a high number for any seizure type other than absence or myoclonic seizures. Make sure you are seeing a neurologist, preferably an epileptologist. But yes, we use higher doses at times (3000-4000 mg/d in some cases). Don't increase without discussing with your neurologist, though. Read more...

I m an epileptic patient. My dose is epival clonatril topiro from childhood till continued what should I do for permanent cure for epilepsy seizures.

Please rephrase. My apologies but I'm not understanding your question. I am a neurologist so would love to help. Please think of another way to come at your quesiton. I'm not even able to really approximate what you're trying to ask. If you're seizures are not adequately responding to multiple medications and your neurologist has tried all possible combos then, perhaps surgery is what you may wish to consider. Read more...