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What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a brain condition known for its seizures, and this episode explores what causes a seizure and its effects on the patient.

Epilepsy has a lot of misconceptions, so Preeti Parikh explains what doctors know about the condition. This brain disorder is known for its seizures, and this episode explores what causes a seizure and what it looks like. Witnessing a seizure can be alarming, and it’s important to get emergency medical help immediately. After a seizure, the patient may experience one or more post-seizure symptoms. While there is no cure for epilepsy, there are treatment options for those diagnosed with the condition.

Dr. Preeti Parikh

This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Preeti Parikh, MD, HealthiNation's chief medical editor, is a board-certified pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy, and patient education.

Duration: 2:51. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, . Review date: March 6, 2017
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