Epilepsy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Epilepsy results from abnormal activity in the brain that results in repeated episodes or seizures. Learn about some of the causes of epilepsy, common seizure types, emergency procedures, and how medication can generally control the symptoms of epilepsy.
There is presently no cure for epilepsy. But there is good news. Between 70 and 80 percent of people diagnosed with epilepsy are able to control their symptoms effectively with the right drug or combination of drugs.