Archive for the ‘Epilepsy’ Category

Self-image or self-esteem, as we have often said, is an important ingredient of success in later life. How does your child’s self-image change after a seizure? The answer to this may depend on his self-image before the seizure. The change, if any, will depend on the type of seizure and its immediate effects on him, [...]

Once upon a time epilepsy was considered a chronic disease. People who had two or more seizures had epilepsy, and it was believed that they were doomed to seizures forever. Now it is recognized that: • 70 percent of children whose seizures are controlled for two years can go off medication and remain seizure-free. These [...]