Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Epilepsy, Exercise, and Sports: What You Should Know

It’s a well-known fact that staying active and exercising leads to a happier and healthier life, but for those living with epilepsy, it can be intimidating when thinking about how ...

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Topics: Exercise and epilepsy, Living with epilepsy, Sports and epilepsy

Are You Forgetting to Take Your Epilepsy Medication?

Few things about living with epilepsy are easy. Between the complications of seizures, to diet and medication—the amount of things you need to keep track of can really take a toll ...

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Topics: Living with epilepsy, Taking your medication

Brain Organoids Mirror Human Brain Growth…in a Petri Dishh

Researchers across all of the sciences are constantly exploring new and improved ways to gain a better understanding of neurological disorders such as epilepsy, autism, or ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

Is Your School Prepared to Help Students with Epilepsy Succeed?

How can a school determine whether it is prepared to meet the health and safety challenges of students with epilepsy? School—it can be a challenge for any child. If your child is ...

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Topics: Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Seizure Safety

Why You Should Create a Seizure Action Plan for Your Child's School

You want your child to be safe, happy, and as healthy as possible. You also want to make sure your child gets the best possible education. Federal and state law ensures that ...

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Topics: Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Seizure Safety

Epilepsy in Nursing Homes: Is it Common?

Short attention spans, dazed behavior, loss of memory, unusual movement, clumsiness, confusion, and sleepiness. These are only some early warning signs of an epileptic seizure. ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Causes of Seizures, Anti seizure medications

Young Adults Agree: Life is Easier When Epilepsy Is Controlled

Receiving a diagnosis of epilepsy can make many people feel that they no longer have control of their life and that their epilepsy will prevent them from doing certain things. ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children

Is Epilepsy Genetic?

Is epilepsy genetic? This is one of the big questions people have, and in some cases, it is. In fact, genetics might have a larger role than previously thought. With all the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Causes of Seizures

Post-Surgical Seizures: Certain Seizure Onset Patterns Increase Risk

In the field of epilepsy and seizures, there is still a lot to learn. Technology continues to open new avenues of research. In a recent brain dynamics simulation study, published ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Causes of Seizures, Types of seizures

Blood Pressure and Seizures: Can Blood Pressure Trigger Seizures?

Could your blood pressure be causing you to have more seizures? Some recent studies looked at the effects seizures have on respiratory and cardiac functions, and they have found ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Causes of Seizures

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