Epilepsy is common, affecting around one in 200 people. This well-established book explains ways to treat and manage the condition in adults, with a particular focus on women with epilepsy and their reproductive health. Updated by leading consultant neurologist Professor Pamela Crawford, this new edition provides the latest thinking about anti-epileptic drugs and surgery. It looks at the most suitable medications for seizure management in general, and gives information as to the safest way to treat epilepsy in fertile and pregnant women.
Other topics include:
• types of seizures and epilepsy
• how epilepsy is diagnosed
• stress and relaxation
• practical issues