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Diet Can Help With Epilepsy Treatment

It is unfortunate, but there are many children resistant to the normal treatments for their epileptic seizures. The medications that are available simply do not work for those ...

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Topics: Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Living with epilepsy, Epilepsy Studies, ketogenic diet, epilepsy diet

Using Brain Activity between Seizures to Treat Childhood Absence Epilepsy

CAE or childhood absence epilepsy is a unique variation of epilepsy. It is expressed by "blank looks" or staring spells in the child suffering from the condition. As the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Absence seizures, CAE, childhood absence epilepsy

Help for Children and Dogs Suffering Rare Form of Epilepsy

The University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey have been researching a very debilitating yet rare type of epilepsy that affects dogs ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Epliepsy in Dogs, Lafora Disease, Epliepsy Treatment

Childhood Absence Epilepsy Research

A recent study that delved into childhood absence epilepsy, or CAE, found that the brains of those who suffer from the condition could be disturbed not only during the seizures, ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Absence seizures, CAE, childhood absence epilepsy

What My 1st EEG Video Monitoring Study on a Child Was Like

Four years ago, I began my career as an EEG Technologist and it has honestly been the best four years of my life. Prior to becoming part of the RSC team, I worked for two adult ...

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Topics: Diagnosing Epilepsy, Careers in Neurodiagnostics, Epilepsy in Infants & Children

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

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

Epilepsy Risk Factors: Does Maternal Obesity Increase Baby’s Risk?

There is still a lot being learned about epilepsy, and research is constantly trying to look for patterns and potential epilepsy risk factors. When it comes to epilepsy and ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Causes of Seizures

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Epilepsy – Is There a Connection?

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is a type of autoimmune condition that affects about 1.3% of the people in the world. In the United States alone, more than a million and a half ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy in Infants & Children

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