The Truth About Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.
Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages.
How is Epilepsy Usually Treated?
- Seizure Medication
- Ketogenic Diet
- Nerve Stimulation
What about Epilepsy?
Treatment with medications or sometimes surgery can control seizures for the majority of people with epilepsy. Some people require lifelong treatment to control seizures, but for others, the seizures eventually go away. Some children with epilepsy may outgrow the condition with age.
Can Neurofeedback Help?
Neurofeedback has been proven to raise a person’s seizure threshold, meaning the brain would be more resistant to seizures. Intractable seizures, those that cannot be controlled by medications, can be corrected using neurofeedback