Posts Tagged ‘bone health’

May 4, 2011 · by James White, MD · Education, Epilepsy, Patient Information

ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Long-term use of certain seizure medications can result in thinning of a person’s bones. Reduced bone density results in osteopenia (mild bone density loss) or osteoporosis (severe bone density loss). Osteoporosis can be very problematic for quality of life! Low bone density predisposes people to bone fractures.  People with epilepsy are at higher…