Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Should Surgical Treatment Be Used for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

Those who suffer from epilepsy typically want to find a successful treatment to better control their condition. In some cases, this might mean using antiepileptic drugs or getting ...

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How Can Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Be Treated?

Epilepsy affects millions of people in the United States and tens of millions around the world. For many people, medications can be effective in helping to control seizures. ...

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What Is a Lesionectomy?

A lesion is tissue that has been damaged by injury or disease; a brain lesion is damaged brain tissue. The symptoms of a brain lesion may include seizures. For those who are ...

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What is a Temporal Lobe Resection?

  A temporal lobe resection is a surgery performed on the temporal lobe of the brain to resect, or cut away, the seizure focus to control epilepsy.  A temporal lobe resection is ...

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Is Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Right for You?

Many patients take medication to help control their epileptic seizures. Yet, for some people, medications do not help to control their seizures.

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