Epilepsy 1 of 2

Overview:
More than two million Americans have epilepsy, a disorder that causes recurrent seizures. It can be a frightening diagnosis, but there are new ways of evaluating and treating epilepsy, and you'll learn more about them in this program.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • What is epilepsy?
  • Types of seizures
  • Explanation of seizures
  • Diagnosing epilepsy
  • EEG monitoring
  • Home monitoring

Guest:
Dr. Allan Krumholz, director of the epilepsy program at the University of Maryland Medical Center and professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: December 16, 2013

         
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