Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
- Consultation for epilepsy and EEG monitoring
- Pregnancy planning and monitoring for women with epilepsy
- Episodic loss of awareness in the elderly
- Driving privilege requirements
- Education for those living with seizures
Programs & Services
- Acute Rehab Hospital
- Epilepsy Program
- Headache Program
- Interventional Neuroradiology
- Memory Disorders Program
- Movement Disorders Program
- Multiple Sclerosis Program
- Outpatient Therapy
- Neuro ICU
- Neurosciences Clinical Trials
- Neurovascular & Stroke Program
- Spine, Sports & Pain Management
Epilepsy: Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe
Epilepsy in children: Overview
Epilepsy is a common condition that causes repeated seizures. The seizures are caused by bursts of electrical activity in the brain that aren't normal. Seizures may cause problems with muscle control, movement, speech, vision, or awareness. They can be scary.
Epilepsy affects each person differently. Some people have only a few seizures. Others get them more often.
It's normal to worry when your child has a seizure. But it's also important to help your child live, play, and learn like other children.
Your child can take medicines to control and reduce seizures. And you can find ways to help keep your child as safe as possible. You and your doctor will need to find the right combination, schedule, and dose of medicine. This may take time and careful changes.
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