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Perceptions by Healthcare Providers of Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

The relationship that a patient has with their doctor is far more important than many people realize when it comes to the outcome of the patient. The patient has to put a lot of ...

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Topics: PNES Research, Research Epilepsy

Common Seizures Based on Age of Patient

Even though almost three million people in the U.S. suffer from seizures, there is still relatively little known about the different types of epilepsy. In fact, many people who ...

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Topics: Research Epilepsy, Seizure Research

Does Age Affect Onset of Epilepsy?

More than 570,000 people who are 65 years or older have epilepsy. Adults are the fastest growing group for this disorder. Research from Jacqueline A. French, MD, Neurologist at ...

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Topics: Research Epilepsy

Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Epilepsy

Having a seizure, or what appears to be a seizure, is always a frightening experience. Many people believe that if you have a seizure, it must mean that you have epilepsy, but ...

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Topics: Research Epilepsy

Possible Genetic Link with SUDEP and Epilepsy

For a long time, doctors have been trying to figure out more about sudden unexpected death (SUDEP) in children. Recently, researchers have discovered that there is a potential ...

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Topics: SUDEP, Research Epilepsy

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Continue to Be Misunderstood

There are many people around the world who end up diagnosed with epilepsy, often at a young age, even though they don’t actually suffer from epilepsy. Typically, the misdiagnosis ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures, Research Epilepsy

The Wrong Diagnosis: The Problem with Psychogenic Seizures

A large number of people around the world suffer from a phenomenon called Psychogenic seizures. These types of seizures are not epileptic in nature, although they do have many of ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures, Research Epilepsy

Seizures are Responsible for a Range of Injuries and Dangers

We know that seizures have the potential to be very problematic for anyone who suffers from them. They can cause problems with a person’s relationship, family, work and their ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Study, Research Epilepsy

Does Epilepsy Affect the Need to be Readmitted to the Hospital Because of Mood Disorders?

People who are suffering from epilepsy face a wide range of challenges on a daily basis. In fact, epileptics could be facing some issues that they never imagined. A recent study ...

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Topics: mood disorders and epilepsy, Epilepsy Study, Research Epilepsy

Scientists Predict Seizures Minutes in Advance with EEG

A study from UT Southwestern has begun delving into research on seizures. Researchers found that through monitoring certain types of brain activity of cells that are responsible ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Study, Research Epilepsy, Seizure Research

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