Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Epileptologist Counseling Could Change Contraceptive Choices for Women With Epilepsy

Recently, a study was conducted to get a better understanding of how epilepsy specialists were talking with women patients about contraception. The researchers who conducted the ...

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Epilepsy and Mood Disorders

 

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How to Cope When a Family Member Has Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is characterized by sudden seizures with more than 200,000 newly diagnosed patients per year in the United States. Often times it can be ...

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Strategies for New College Students With Epilepsy

  When a teen graduates from high school and decides that they are going to pursue a college degree, it is a momentous – and stressful – time in their life. Going off to college ...

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Student at St. Norbert College Overcomes Setbacks Due to Epilepsy

Going to college and graduating is the dream of many young people, and it’s one that can be stressful and difficult even under the best of circumstances. When it comes to Joey ...

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Are Parents With Children Who Have Epilepsy at Risk for Mental Health Issues?

Those who suffer from epilepsy often have a range of issues that accompany their seizures, including depression, self-esteem issues, and other health problems. However, it is ...

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Mood Disorders and Epilepsy

In the United States, over 15 million men, women, and children suffer from depression. For those living with epilepsy, studies show that depression and mood disorders affect ...

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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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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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When Children with Epilepsy Are Bullied

Children, and even adults, can often be cruel when they are faced with something that they do not understand, or something that they believe is “different”. Those who suffer from ...

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