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    Epilepsy: Mayo Clinic Radio


 November is Epilepsy Awareness  Month.  On Saturday, Nov. 9, Elaine  Wirrell, M.D., and Jerry Shih, M.D., joined us for a program all about epilepsy.  What is epilepsy, what causes it and what are the treatments for it?  We discussed special considerations for children with epilepsy.  Also, what new treatments are on the horizon?

Miss the show? Listen here: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show Epilepsy 11-9-2013

Myth or Matter of Fact:  People are born with epilepsy.

In the video below, Dr. Wirrell provides an epilepys overview.

Epilepsy Foundation of America (EFA)  1-800-EFA-1000   www.efa.org
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)  651-695-1940 www.aan.com

The article Dr. Joseph Drazkowski mentioned: News Coverage Biased Against Drivers with Epilepsy.

Below is a video with Dr. Wirrell where she provides an overview of epilespy.  She also outlines the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the condition.