Acupuncture for Epilepsy

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Jennifer Larson

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If you have epilepsy, your neurologist has undoubtedly prescribed at least one type of medication to help with your seizures.

Indeed, the most common treatment for this neurological disorder is medication—typically some type of anticonvulsant medication, which varies based on a person's medical history and the type and severity of the seizures. However, medication doesn't work for everyone. Some people opt for surgery when they discover that medication can't adequately control their seizures or causes serious side effects.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures—but it can affect everyone in different ways. Do you know the facts?

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Nov 6, 2015

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