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Epilepsy: The Process of Diagnosis and Treatment. Part 2

How Is it Treated?

There are many different treatments for epilepsy including medications, diet and surgery. Doctors will normally try drug therapy first to see if the seizures can become controlled. The doctor will select a medication or combine more than one medication that target the specific type or types of seizure the patient is experiencing.

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Epilepsy: The Process of Diagnosis and Treatment. Part 1

Being diagnosed with a disease or disorder can be a very stressful life-altering experience. Being diagnosed with a seizure disorder – epilepsy — brings with it many questions and concerns. Understanding the process can help a patient understand and better cope with what is happening to them. Following is a simple guide to the process to help better explain what epilepsy is and how it is treated.

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