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Does Medical Marijuana Control Seizures in Children with Epilepsy?

There are many children who suffer from intractable epilepsy because anti-seizure medications do not control their seizures. Some children may have a hundred or more seizures a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Medical Marijuana, Intractable Epilepsy

Is Medical Marijuana a Valid Treatment for Epilepsy? Part 2

Side Effects and Risks  In Part 1 of this three-part series, we discussed the forms of medical marijuana and a new treatment that uses the purified oil extract of CBD, called ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Treatment, Alternative Medicine, Medical Marijuana

Five Epilepsy Treatments for Managing Seizures

Over the past two decades, the treatment options available for patients with epilepsy have improved greatly. While there is not a cure for epilepsy, when patients get the right ...

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Topics: Epilepsy surgery, Epidiolex, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, pacemaker for the brain, DBS, Medical Marijuana, Treatment options for epilepsy, VNS, Deep brain stimulation, Anti seizure medications

Is Medical Marijuana a valid treatment for Epilepsy? Part 1

The practice of using medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy has been around for a number of years. The medical question is whether science agrees with what many patients ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, Epilepsy Research, Epidiolex, Medical Marijuana, Rare Epilepsy Disorders, Anti seizure medications

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