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Is there a cure for seizure disorders?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Seizure disorders, also known as epilepsy, cannot be cured, but some people do become seizure-free over time. Sometimes seizures decrease in frequency or go away completely, especially if the epilepsy is treated with medication or surgery. Epilepsy is a chronic condition, but it can be controlled in many people with effective treatment. About 80 percent of people with epilepsy will be able to control their seizures to some degree with currently available treatments.

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