Modalities of Epilepsy Treatment


Non-Pharmacologic Interventions

Surprisingly there are a number of treatments in addition to, or instead of medication. You can be evaluated for these at our center. Click on the links below for an authoritative source for further information.

Ketogenic Diet

DIET - Ketogenic Diet

 

http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/answerplace/Medical/treatment/diet/

 

Epilepsy Surgery Epilepsy Surgery Performed at Tampa General Hospital

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfOWssDEW_U&feature=related

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

 

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

 

http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/about/treatment/vns/vnsfaq.cfm


Medications - Pharmacologic Interventions

Medications are the most commonly used treatment for epilepsy and seizure disorders. Two-thirds of all patients will be seizure free on medications. Many of our patients control their seizures with medications alone.