Some patients who are approaching seizure control can achieve improvement or seizure freedom by addressing sleep issues.
With a lack of official treatment guidelines, clinicians should remember to treat the patient, not just the condition.
Dr Mary Zupanc of CHOC Children’s recounts a challenging case of refractory seizures in a child with a history of arteriovenous malformation and intracranial hemorrhage.
Taking proper precautions before, during, and after pregnancy can help promote a safe and healthy experience for both mother and baby.
Stress is the most common self-reported trigger of seizure in people with epilepsy.
Implementing a ketogenic diet in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy could produce significant reductions in seizure frequency.
A personalized approach to treating epileptic seizures ensures a balance of effectiveness and tolerability for each patient.
Research to enhance understanding of SUDEP biology is critical for discovering clinical and molecular biomarkers that could help identify at-risk patients.