This test is available with a physician referral.
An EEG can determine changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain disorders, especially epilepsy.
An EEG may be helpful for diagnosing or treating the following disorders:
- Epilepsy or other seizure disorder
- Brain tumor
- Head injury
- Brain dysfunction that may have a variety of causes (encephalopathy)
- Inflammation of the brain (encephalitis)
- Sleep disorders