Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

New Treatments for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Could Be Available Thanks to Discovery

Epilepsy is a very serious and unfortunately common neurological disease that is not fully understood. Often, epilepsy will be treated using various medications that have been ...

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Topics: Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

What to Expect After Your First Seizure

The first seizure that a patient experiences can be scary and confusing. The Epilepsy Foundation estimates that up to 3 million Americans have epilepsy and that one person in 26 ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

Long Term Effects of Concussions Suffered in Sports

Sports are popular all around the world. Many sports are dangerous and have the potential to cause concussions for those who play. There are dangers at every level from small ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Is Epilepsy a Progressive Disease?

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

Procedure Helps Epilepsy Patient Regain Her Life

Many women who have epilepsy are worried about the health risks that could come with having a baby. Epilepsy can have a profound effect on the lives of those who are diagnosed and ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Treatment

Observed Brain Activity Occuring in Absence Epilepsy

Recent research coming from Cardiff University has found “brain activity that underlies absence epilepsy.” This discovery has the potential to provide a new array of therapies ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy

Research Shows Epilepsy Could Cause Defensive Cells in the Brain to Collapse

 

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

A Traumatic Brain Injury Could Lead to Seizures

The process of epileptogenesis tends to be gradual, and it is during this process that the brain develops epilepsy. Still, this process is not entirely understood. Epilepsy is a ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Serotonin Could Reduce Breathing Risks in Epileptic Patients

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

Specific Stimuli Can Trigger Epileptic Seizures

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Topics: Epilepsy Research