Epilepsy | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What causes epilepsy?
  • What are symptoms other than seizures?
  • What should I do while my child is having a seizure?
  • What type of medicine is used to treat epilepsy?
  • Are there side effects?
  • I have epilepsy. Are my children at risk of having it too?
  • Can you recommend a support group that helps people with epilepsy?
  • Can epilepsy be prevented?

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/94