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Results from the Video EEG Monitoring - a new game plan! by Kelly Patient Expert I always joke, the best way to cure seizures is to leave the damn EEG leads on the child full time!  So,... Read on »
Happy 12th Birthday Jenelle! by Kelly Patient Expert Jenelle spent her 12th Birthday at CHOC, and the Child Life Staff made her birthday extra special! ... Read on »
Video EEG Monitoring at CHOC by Kelly Patient Expert Yesterday, Jenelle and I checked into our new home for a few days at Children's Hospital Orange County... Read on »

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Epilepsy is not a single medical condition in itself. It is a symptom of a range of other conditions that cause somebody to have repeated fits, which are also known as seizures. Epilepsy is a relatively... » Read on
The main symptoms of epilepsy are repeated seizures. Doctors who treat epilepsy classify seizures by how much of the brain is affected. There are: partial seizures - where only a small part of the... » Read on
Epilepsy is not strictly an isolated medical condition in itself, rather it is a symptom of other conditions that have affected the brain. Epilepsy can have a number of causes. For example, it is sometimes... » Read on
Epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose because there are many other conditions that can cause seizures, such as migraines, or panic attacks. If you have had a seizure, you will be referred to a specialist... » Read on
Treatment for epilepsy will not normally begin unless you have a second seizure. This is because a single seizure is not a totally reliable indicator that you have epilepsy. However, treatment will begin after... » Read on

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