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.
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author. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice,
diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare
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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 >