Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Perceptions by Healthcare Providers of Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

The relationship that a patient has with their doctor is far more important than many people realize when it comes to the outcome of the patient. The patient has to put a lot of ...

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Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Continue to Be Misunderstood

There are many people around the world who end up diagnosed with epilepsy, often at a young age, even though they don’t actually suffer from epilepsy. Typically, the misdiagnosis ...

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The Wrong Diagnosis: The Problem with Psychogenic Seizures

A large number of people around the world suffer from a phenomenon called Psychogenic seizures. These types of seizures are not epileptic in nature, although they do have many of ...

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Counseling for Those Who Have Been Misdiagnosed

Approximately one-quarter of all patients who are admitted to hospitals for evaluation of seizures do not have epilepsy. Instead, they have another condition known as psychogenic ...

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Breakthrough Blood Test Distinguishes PNES from Epileptic Seizures

PNES, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, have long baffled experts as they are events that have all of the hallmarks of an epileptic seizure, but are known to be psychological in ...

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Psychogenic Seizures Have a High Rate of Premature Death

Patients who are suffering from psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, or PNES, tend to have a mortality rate that is high when compared with the rest of the population. In fact, it ...

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Seizures Without Having Epilepsy

Most people believe that when someone suffers from a seizure that the individual has epilepsy. In many cases this is true, but not always. If you or someone you know has continued ...

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Could Nonepileptic Seizures Be Helped Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

  Researchers have discovered that using cognitive behavioral therapy could be helpful for their patients who were suffering from psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. They believe ...

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Assessing and Treating Psychogenic Seizures

An epileptic seizure occurs because there is an increased and excessive amount of electrical activity occurring in the brain. When it comes to psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, ...

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Top 10 Tips to Manage Your PNES

While PNES, or psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, can be very scary, most of the time they are not medically dangerous. There are some other symptoms that those who suffer from ...

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