Epilepsy Research Study
At FutureSearch Trials, we conduct research studies of investigational medications for people with epilepsy. For our research studies, participants must be at least 18 years of age and able to provide written, informed consent.
Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, while others have full-fledged convulsions. If you or someone you know is living with epilepsy, contact FutureSearch today to learn more about our research studies in Austin and/or Dallas, TX.
What is Epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a disorder that results from the generation of electrical signals inside the brain, causing recurring seizures. Seizure symptoms vary. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, while others have full-fledged convulsions.
Even mild seizures may require treatment, because they can be dangerous during activities like driving or swimming. Treatment — which generally includes medications and sometimes surgery — usually eliminates or reduces the frequency and intensity of seizures. Many children with epilepsy even outgrow the condition with age.
Symptoms of Epilepsy
- Varying degrees of seizures
- Blank stare seizures
- Convulsive seizures