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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 >Most widely know diet forepilepsy>A very specific diet that fellout of use when anti-convulasantswere added in>The diet is high in fat, has enoughprotein and has low carbohydrates>The diet changes how energy is used in the body>The fat is converted to ketone bodies which leads to lessepileptic siezures(Epilepsy: Treatment & Care) >Vagus nerve stimulation isa procedure that stimulatesthe vagus nerve with electricalimpulses>Can be used to treat epilepsywhen other treatments haven'tworked> A device is surgically implanted under the skin on your chest. A wire is threaded under your skin connecting thedevice to the left vagus nerve>Sends electrical signals along the vagus nerve to your brainstem, which then sends signals to certain areas in your brain. (Vagus Nerve Stimulation) >Type of medicine depends onhow severe the epilepsy is andseveral other factors like ageand weight>Most well known drugs include: Tegretol, Zarontin, & Felbatol>Side effects vary from a fatigue and vision changes to bone marrow failure depending on the drug>Most are taken daily andare taken orally(Epilepsy: Treatment & Care) start from scratch[clears the canvas] What are the treatment options for Epilepsy? What are the treatment options for Epilepsy? "Epilepsy: Treatment & Care." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2014. Vagus Nerve Stimulation Ketogenic Diet Medications Tom. Keto Food Pyramid. Digital image. Smartsixpacks. Smartsixpacks, n.d. Web. 26 Nov. 2014. "Vagus Nerve Stimulation." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation, n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2014. Epilepsy Drugs. Digital image. Deccan Chronical. Deccan Chronical, 23 Jan. 2013. Web. 26 Nov. 2014. (Epilepsy Drugs) (Tom)
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