The goal of treatment is to control or prevent epileptic seizures. Treatment is fully or partially successful in about 80% of patients. Medication is generally the most successful way to treat and manage epilepsy. Lifestyle changes and other treatments, like a ketogenic diet, are also considered. In some cases, surgery may be recommended.
Treatment may involve the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments
- Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
- Review Date: 02/2017 -
- Update Date: 03/15/2015 -