It is a common neurological disease characterized by crises that can range from simply noticing tingling on one side of the body to lose consciousness and sudden movements.
There are many types of epilpesia and most patients can lead a normal life and controlled with treatment. Early diagnosis is important, as is knowing the characteristics of the episodes.
Sometimes we use diagnostic techniques such as electroencephalogram brain activity sees (EEG) or even ask our patient is in the hospital a few days with video-EEG.
We have many useful drugs so that in principle, we will have a treatment «as» avoiding side effects.
In this guide the disease and the attitude we should follow described, there are also tips published by JAMA about epilepsy.