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Epilepsy and Pregnancy
If you're among many women of childbearing age with epilepsy, you and your obstetrician will have some medical decisions to make.

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Epilepsy FAQs
Epilepsy is a condition of spontaneously recurring seizures. About 1%of all Americans have uncontrolled epilepsy.
Epilepsy and Pregnancy
If you're among many women of childbearing age with epilepsy, you and your obstetrician will have some medical decisions to make.
Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a nervous system condition. It causes repeated, sudden, brief changes in the brain's electrical activity. These changes cause various types of symptoms.

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Neuropsychological Testing
Neuropsychological testing usually consists of a battery of cognitive tests designed to measure specific mental abilities quantitatively, allowing a comparison to expected normal ranges for each task.
Imaging Studies
At present, structure is usually assessed with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), although computed tomography (CT) scans are also used.


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