Thank you for posting your query.
History and clinical evaluation are the most important aspects of making a correct diagnosis of epilepsy
is a differential diagnosis and the evaluation may include a consultation with a psychiatrist
to exclude this.
Epilepsy is a treatable disease, however, it can not be cured.
Anti-epileptic medications are safe and they can be taken for extended periods.
I hope it helps.
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