The goal of treatment is to control or prevent seizures. Medicine is often the best way to treat and manage epilepsy. Lifestyle changes and other treatments, like a ketogenic diet, may also help. Surgery or radiation may be done in some people.

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Treatment may involve:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 03/2019 -
  • Update Date: 03/26/2019 -