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In this series of four videos, James White, MD, and Julie Hanna, MD, answer common questions about seizures and epilepsy.

What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy treatment options
Lessening the burden of living with epilepsy
Pregnancy and epilepsy


Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the U.S. More than 2.2 million Americans have epilepsy. Epilepsy can affect people at any age or stage of their life, but occurs more frequently in children under the age of 1 and adults over the age of 55.

If you or someone you know has epilepsy, we can help.

For more information and to
make an appointment,
call 651-241-5290.

Allina Health, in collaboration with Minnesota Epilepsy Group, offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment options for children and adults with seizures, including new onset or first-time seizures.

Patients receive care from specialists with expertise in treating epilepsy, physiological and psychological non-epileptic events, and brain tumors. Most people can achieve good seizure control through medication or other treatment.

How much do you know about epilepsy?

link to epilepsy and seizure information Learn about epilepsy and seizures, including how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.

Source: Minnesota Epilepsy Group
Reviewed by: Sarah Engkjer, MA, RN, Minnesota Epilepsy Group
First Published: 06/13/2014
Last Reviewed: 10/08/2014