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New Research to See if Epilepsy Can Be Prevented in Head Injury Victims

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Victims of traumatic brain injuries often develop epilepsy later in life as a result of their injuries. New research is tyring to discover why and see if anything can be done to prevent epilepsy.
New efforts are trying seizure medications to see if they will act to prevent epilepsy from developing.
Traumatic brain injury victims often see symptoms develop months or even years after their injuries. Rather than the jerking loss of control of motor skills, these injury victims notice memory loss and attention problems.
Doctors are finding that many war veterans are developing epilepsy as the type of head trauma many experience in the battlefield often leads to epilepsy.