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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.

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 seizures, and brain tumors. Physicians also participate in clinical trials of new medications and devices.

Diagnostic and treatment options include:

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including magnetoencephalography technology
  • Neuropsychology and psychology services
  • Care for women experiencing seizures during pregnancy
  • Implantable devices to help control seizures
  • Long-term EEG monitoring
  • Epilepsy surgery

Learn more about epilepsy and seizures.

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


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