If an individual has been diagnosed with absence seizures, also called petite mal seizures, his or her doctor will prescribe an anti-seizure medication...


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If you have epilepsy and epilepsy medications are not effective enough to control your seizures, you’re not alone. In fact, almost one-third of patients who suffer from epilepsy experience this issue...


Sometimes, epilepsy can cause frequent and very severe seizures, putting you at risk for falls and injury. If medication and noninvasive treatments have not worked, and you are not a candidate for resective epilepsy surgery, your treatment team may recommend corpus callosotomy...


If your medical team is unable to treat your epilepsy with medication, they may want to perform diagnostic epilepsy surgery to get a better idea of how your seizures start, and which areas of your brain are producing seizures...


One type of surgical treatment for epilepsy is disconnection surgery. During the procedure, your surgeon cuts nerve fibers to interrupt the spread of seizures from hemisphere to hemisphere within your brain...


If you have epilepsy, there are a number of epilepsy medication options for you to consider. It’s important to work closely with your health care providers to develop the best epilepsy therapy treatment for you...


Most febrile seizures stop on their own within several minutes and require no treatment. However, if they last longer than 10 minutes, it’s important to call for emergency medical attention...


If you’ve been diagnosed with focal seizures, you’ll be prescribed an anti-seizure medication. Your doctor will start with a low dosage and adjust this as needed...


Northwell Health offers Gamma Knife Perfexion radiosurgery at the Center for Advanced Medicine in Lake Success on Long Island. The health system is one of only two locations on Long Island offering this treatment...