Epilepsy Treatment Strategies

K. Detyniecki, P. Farooque, R. H. Mattson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Factors in everyday life can alter the probability of seizure occurrence. These include missed medication, emotional stress, sleep deprivation, excessive alcohol use, and hormonal influences. The majority of these factors can be modified or regulated to decrease the likelihood of frequent seizures in addition to the use of antiepileptic drugs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages173-174
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9780123851574
ISBN (Print)9780123851581
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alcohol use
  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Emotional stress
  • Epilepsy
  • Hormones
  • Missed medication
  • Sleep deprivation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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