Costs & Coping
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It’s no surprise that people with epilepsy are more likely to suffer from depression. But the reverse is also true to an unusual extent, a conundrum that makes researchers think beyond which came first: Just how tightly are these two conditions intertwined?
Each year, about one in every thousand people with epilepsy will die suddenly, usually during sleep and immediately following a seizure.
The incidence of new-onset seizures in the elderly population is increasing. With comparatively few studies of new-onset seizures in the elderly, and no specific guideline for treating elderly patients with seizures, physicians are challenged to determine the best treatment approaches for these patients.
Cost And Coping