Dr. Elson So, a Mayo Clinic neurologist discusses epilepsy treatments and provides an overview of research that is taking place. Visit http://mayocl.in/2o1cpIu for more information on care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment.
Epilepsy is the predisposition or the propensity to have seizure episodes or seizure spells without provocation. Approximately 3 million in the United States have active epilepsy, which is defined as an individual is currently taking medications or has had an active seizure once within the last five years.
Mayo Clinic provides comprehensive epilepsy treatment and care, employing advanced technologies to localize the seizure, identify seizures and provide treatment options. Mayo Clinic specializes in complicated forms of epilepsy and uses advanced diagnostic imaging to identify the source of seizures, as well as uses cutting-edge epilepsy treatment options for epilepsy patients of all ages.