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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Apr 11, 2019

When it comes to managing patients with epilepsy, there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach. And it would be wrong to assume you could treat a woman the same way you would treat a man. There are a number of special considerations to keep in mind--especially birth control and pregnancy. Not to mention the increase risk of seizures during menses for some women.

In this week's program, we revisit one of the earliest shows we put together in 2016 on the special considerations when it comes to women with epilepsy. Dr. Danielle Becker--an epileptologist at Penn--joins Jim Siegler for the discussion.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music courtesy of Josh Woodward. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.

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