Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Headaches and Seizures: Can You Prevent Getting Them?

Headaches are a part of everyone’s lives at one point or another. If you have epilepsy however, those headaches can be much more problematic. In fact, if you are living with ...

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Dravet Syndrome and the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns

Dravet syndrome causes febrile or afebrile seizures in patients beginning in their first year. Often, those who have DS will find that it evolves to status epilepticus. DS is rare ...

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Does Mindfulness Therapy Work for Epilepsy?

Patients and their doctors work hard to find the best possible methods of dealing with their epilepsy. In the case of some patients, this might mean taking medications to control ...

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Stress Seizures: Lower Your Stress, Lower Your Risk of Seizures

Those who are suffering from epilepsy have a range of challenges that they have to face all the time. Of course, one of the most problematic of these is the fact that they do not ...

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Seizure Management Ideas for the Holidays

When the holiday season rolls around, many of us find our schedules upside down. Parties, special events, unexpected gatherings, additional expenses, and long shopping lists add ...

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Apple Watch Can Record Epileptic Seizures

Detecting seizures is not always easy. However, technology today can do some amazing things, including recording data regarding seizures thanks to an app called EpiWatch that is ...

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The Surprising Prevalence of Insomnia in Epilepsy

It’s long been understood that psychiatric disorders like depression and insomnia can be a big part of what triggers seizures; however, it was only recently that the medical ...

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After the First Seizure: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Many people wonder whether they should start taking an anti-epilepsy drug (AED) after they experience their first seizure.

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Take Seizure Precautions by Using Bed Alarms and Seizure Aids

Evaluate Your Personal Safety Needs People with epilepsy have a range of safety concerns and their needs vary widely from person to person. Those whose seizures are well ...

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Prepare Your Seizure Management for the Holidays

When the holiday season rolls around, many of us find our schedules upside down. Parties, special events, unexpected gatherings, additional expenses and long shopping lists add to ...

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Topics: Seizure Management