Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States and throughout the world, know the general information, risk factors, and treatments to a stroke.
Symptoms and information anybody concerned about a brain tumor should read.
Depakene and Depakote are closely related drugs used for the treatment of petit mal, grand mal, mixed and akinetic-myoclonic seizures. (For convenience, we will refer to Depakene in the remainder of this information sheet, however, the drugs are interchangable except where noted).
Your questions about Epilepsy answered.
Find out all you need to know about how to sleep through the night.
Lamictal is an antiepileptic drug used in combination with other anticonvulsant drugs to treat partial seizures.
Learn about the Lumbar Puncture Test (or a spinal tap), from basic definitions to after the test instructions.
A need-to-know list of risk factors, symptoms, and early intervention strategies that can lessen stroke impact.
We answer some of your frequently asked questions about neuropsychology.
Phenobarbital is an anticonvulsant drug that has been used since 1912
and it is still one of the better drugs for this purpose. Phenobarbital
is used to treat infants (ages 0-1 year) with any type of seizure
disorder, and other children with generalized, partial or febrile
seizures. It is also used for treatment of status epilepticus (seizures
lasting greater than 15 minutes).
This guide describes what the SEP test is used for, procedures, and other frequently asked questions.
The Video EEG Monitoring Test is a more specialized form of an EEG test in which the patient is constantly monitored over a video screen. This allows doctors to observe brainwave activity during the time a seizure or spell is occurring.