Information for You and Those Who Care About You

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Illness and stress are just a few of the triggers that can set off an epileptic seizure. And when seizures strike, people often feel fear, embarrassment, and helplessness. But now there's plenty of hope for the millions of people who have some form of epilepsy. Thanks to new drugs and treatments, people with recurrent seizures are able to manage epilepsy and control their lives. Learn the truth about how to control seizures in Epilepsy: A Cleveland Clinic Guide. This easy-to-understand book provides thoughtful information for people with epilepsy and their parents, friends, teachers and co-workers, as well as for others who want to understand this disorder. Dr. Elaine Wyllie guides you through all aspects of epilepsy, from a definition of seizures and their underlying causes through treatment with medicine or surgery. In this book, you will also learn: The myths and truths about epilepsy, What to do when you witness a seizure, The long-term health prospects, Whether someone with epilepsy can drive, The psychological side of dealing with epilepsy, How to help children with epilepsy. Book jacket.
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Cleveland Clinic Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9781596240650
Branch Call Number: 616.853 Wyllie 04/2008
Characteristics: xiii, 160 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.


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