Doctor explains risks and treatment options for epilepsy

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Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological condition in America. It affects 1/26 Americans.Dr. Pradeep Modur from Seton Brain and Spine Institute joined KXAN News Today Saturday to to help us understand more about epilepsy and some of the new and exciting treatment options available for patients.

The condition is a brain infection that causes recurrent seizures due to abnormal brain electrical activity. Treatment for seizures usually consists of medication, dieting, psychiatric or surgery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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