5 Things I Wish My Patients Knew About Epilepsy Treatment

With epilepsy, knowledge is power.

Epilepsy is a complicated medical illness that causes people to have multiple seizures. Treatments are available that help most patients stop or control their seizures. However, many times a knowledge gap exists that prevents patients from optimal medical treatment. By understanding these five key factors, patients with epilepsy can take more control over their condition.



THIS CONTENT DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. This content is provided for informational purposes and reflects the opinions of the author. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional regarding your health. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact your doctor immediately or call 911.


Pat Bass III, MD

Dr. Pat Bass is chief medical information officer and an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics at LSU Health- Shreveport and University Hospital. View his Healthgrades profile >

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