Home > Medical > Epilepsy > FAQs 19 July 2004 How is epilepsy treated? Modern treatment is highly effective, and usually takes the form of anti-epileptic medication, and surgery in certain intractable cases. Treatment of known causative conditions will often reduce or resolve seizures. 0 Pin It Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Ask CyberShrink » Join Body Talk » Subscribe Newsletters » 6 ways to upgrade your life A headache-free festive season Modern treatment is highly effective, and usually takes the form of anti-epileptic medication, and surgery in certain intractable cases. Treatment of known causative conditions will often reduce or resolve seizures. More in Medical Is epilepsy fatal? More: EpilepsyFAQs advertisement Get a quote Selfmed - the one with the apple Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical World not ready for mass flu outbreak Medical Japan tests powerful breast cancer therapy Medical Vitamin C leads to TB breakthrough Medical China's bird flu outbreak cost $6.5 billion Lifestyle Teens are sharing more online Parenting Extreme weather threatens mental health From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.