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Understanding Todd’s Paralysis

Those who have epilepsy also often experience something known as Todd’s Paralysis. This is a condition in which the immediate period after a seizure, the individual finds it ...

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Topics: Seizure Management, Todd's Paralysis, Postictal Phase, Aura

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

Epilepsy Treatment: What Are the 4 Levels of Epilepsy Care?

The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) describes four levels of epilepsy care, which are outlined in the Guidelines for Essential Services, Personnel, and Facilities ...

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Topics: Seizure Treatment Options, Seizure Management

Epilepsy Mood Disorders: Is Depression More Common than Anxiety?

If you have epilepsy, you probably know that it can make you feel different from others in your peer group. A recent analysis reveals that it is not unusual for those who suffer ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Management

How Can You Minimize the Risk of SUDEP?

Living with epilepsy of any kind may bring serious effects to one’s health and quality of life. Epilepsy makes simple day-to-day tasks and turns them into potential risks. On top ...

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Topics: SUDEP, Seizure Safety, Seizure Management

Why Do People Choose to Use Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy?

A study out of Australia has found that many people who are suffering from epilepsy report that using cannabis helps them to better manage their seizures. In this first nationwide ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research, Seizure Management

Important Self Care Tips for Managing Epilepsy

When a person is diagnosed with epilepsy, it can often be frightening. Even those who grow up with epilepsy often find that when it comes to living on their own and caring for ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures, Seizure Management

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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Topics: Causes of Seizures, Seizure Treatment Options, Seizure Management

Seizure Response Dogs: Paws with a Cause

People who suffer from uncontrollable seizures do not always know when the next seizure will occur, and they may not always notice the triggers or signs that could let them know a ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety, Seizure Management

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