Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

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

Smart Devices Helping Epilepsy Patients

The modern world seems to be flooded with all kinds of devices. From smart watches that track your movement and even let you surf the Internet to gear that lets you operate your ...

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Topics: SUDEP, Seizure Tracker, Living with epilepsy, Seizure Identification

Can a Popular Dietary Supplement Prevent Seizures?

One of the most well-known and well documented triggers of seizures is excitability in brain cells, and yet controlling this excitability is not as easy as it might initially ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Management, Managing Your Epilepsy, Living with epilepsy, Dietary Supplement, Seizure Prevention

The 10 Best Epilepsy Apps of 2017

If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with epilepsy, you already know that it is of tremendous benefit to have any sort of resources for managing the condition readily ...

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Topics: Seizure App, Seizure Management, Managing Your Epilepsy, Living with epilepsy

Taking Antiepileptic Medication During Pregnancy

Women who suffer from epilepsy often worry about having children, and with good reasons. A seizure presents risks to the patient, as well as to the fetus. Maternal mortality was ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Living with epilepsy, Antiepileptic Drugs, AEDs, AEDs and Pregnancy

Epilepsy Treatment Without Surgery

Epilepsy can be caused by or occur due to a range of factors in a person’s life. In some cases, it might occur in childhood due to genetics. Other times, a head injury might cause ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Living with epilepsy, Disorders of Hippocampus, Epliepsy Treatment

Epilepsy at Record Levels in the United States

According to recent research from the government, the number of people in America who are living with epilepsy today is higher than it has ever been. There are approximately 3.4 ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Living with epilepsy, Epliepsy in the United States, Epilepsy Reporting

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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Topics: Living with epilepsy, depression and epilepsy, mood disorders and epilepsy

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

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