Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Stress Seizures

Stress is a very common trigger for seizures in epileptics. Although, what may be stressful to one person may not be stressful to another, as stress is unique to each person. ...

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Epilepsy and Concussions

Researchers have known that there tends to be a correlation between those who have concussions and epilepsy. However, researchers have recently identified that there is a cellular ...

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Light Sensitivity and Epilepsy

 

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Who Tends to Develop Epilepsy After Discharge?

  There are many patients who develop epilepsy after being in the hospital for another condition or illness, such as strokes and sepsis. When these patients are discharged, there ...

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Progression of EEG Abnormalities After 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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The Impact of Multiple Concussions in Asymptomatic Athletes

  While there have been a range of studies performed to find the long-term and cumulative effects that concussive injuries from sports could have on brain activity, most of those ...

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Hormones the Cause of Unexplained Spasms

In Denmark, it was discovered that nearly 2,000 people, most of whom were women, were suffering from spasms that had similarities to epileptic seizures. However, these spasms were ...

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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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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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Photosensitive Seizures: Could Striped Patterns Cause a Seizure?

Those who suffer from photosensitive seizures know that there are certain triggers they need to avoid the reduce the risk of having a seizure. We know there is a link between ...

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