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Is epilepsy a common neurological disorder?

Epilepsy is the third most common neurologic disorder which affects approximately 1 in 200 persons. It is more common in children and older adults.

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5 Treatment Options for Epilepsy
5 Treatment Options for Epilepsy
For many of the three million Americans currently living with epilepsy, a condition characterized by recurrent seizures, the mainstay of their treatme...
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Are seizures dangerous?
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Although it may be frightening to see someone unexpectedly having a seizure, most seizures last ...
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Should I talk to my doctor about my seizure disorder symptoms?
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Yes, you should talk to your doctor right away if you experience any symptoms of a seizure disorder,...
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What Types of Medications Are Used to Treat Epilepsy?
What Types of Medications Are Used to Treat Epilepsy?

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