Epilepsy surgery means a surgical procedure to eliminate or reduce your seizures. Surgery is only considered if you have refractory epilepsy, meaning you still have seizures despite the correct medications in the correct dosages. Before your doctor determines that you do not respond to medication, multiple medications will often be tried first, up to 3 or . . . → Read More: Is Epilepsy Surgery Right For Me?
The faculty and staff of the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center are excited to be a part of the upcoming Hockey Heroes for Epilepsy event on November 19, 2011. Hockey Heroes for Epilepsy is a night devoted to raising epilepsy awareness and promises to be an action packed night of hockey as the South Carolina Stingrays face . . . → Read More: Hockey Heroes for Epilepsy
Our next blog installment celebrating Epilepsy Awareness Month was contributed by Gigi Smith, Pediatric Epilepsy Nurse Practitioner, and Robert P. Turner, MD, Pediatric Epileptologist at the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. Turner and Ms. Smith have shared their top tips for the parents of children with epilepsy.
Epilepsy is the most common brain disorder in childhood. At least 300,000 children under . . . → Read More: Tips for Parents of Children with Epilepsy
Part 2 of our Epilepsy information series in honor of Epilepsy Awareness month is on the challenges men with epilepsy face. Dr. Paul Pritchard, an Epilepsy specialists at the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center shares some of the challenges as well as resources available for men with epilepsy.
Visit SCepilepsy.org for details on the Hockey Heroes for . . . → Read More: Challenges Faced by Men with Epilepsy