Learn expert advice, causes, treatment options, and trending research studies focused on epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a disorder with many possible causes. Anything that disturbs the normal pattern of neuron activity–from illness to brain damage to abnormal brain development–can lead to seizures.
Epilepsy can take many forms. Understanding your seizure type can help your doctors pinpoint the best treatment for you.
Short answer: yes. We've got all the details on what you need to know about this seizure disorder as you age.
Logging consistently good zzz’s is crucial to managing epilepsy. And it’s totally possible! Here’s how to get the rest you need starting tonight.
It’s normal to feel overwhelmed if your child’s been diagnosed with epilepsy. Here’s what docs and other parents want you to know so you feel less alone and more in control.
Loads of misinformation about this condition persists. We sort facts from fiction.
If you have epilepsy, you can’t entirely eliminate the risk of injury during a seizure. But these tweaks to your home can up your chances of staying safe.
Whether you’re a caregiver or a bystander, here’s how to keep someone safe during a seizure.
If you have epilepsy, a movement disorder or another neurological condition, you should know all the treatment options available to you.
The FDA has approved the first medication containing a purified substance derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy. This medicine, called Epidiolex (cannabidiol [CBD]) oral solution is approved to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes.
The Epilepsy Foundation has requested that Disney Pixar posts warnings about “flashing” and “strobe” lights in the film “Incredibles 2” that may cause health problems for people with photosensitive epilepsy, migraines, or other photosensitivities.