In-depth

Tests and diagnosis

EEG (electroencephalogram)

Here's what to expect if you're scheduled for an EEG (electroencephalogram) — a common diagnostic test for many brain disorders, especially epilepsy.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Treatments and drugs

Vagus nerve stimulation

Vagus nerve stimulation may be an option when traditional epilepsy treatment doesn't work.

Jul. 03, 2013