Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Altered Neural Networks Could Help with Seizure Prevention

The use of a technique known as responsive neurostimulation (RNS) can help to treat epilepsy. RNS detects the oncoming seizures and uses an electrical current as a means to stop ...

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Epileptic Cyclist Lowers Rate of Seizures

There are an estimated 40 million people around the world today who are suffering from epileptic seizures. Often, those who have this condition tend to avoid doing different types ...

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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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Can Seizure Control Be Improved by Reducing Inflammation of the Brain?

New research is showing some promise as the relationships between brain inflammation and epilepsy are explored by researchers around the world.  There is evidence that suggests ...

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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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How Does an Epilepsy Nurse Help Seizure Patients?

Epilepsy is a serious condition that occurs because of abnormal neural activity. The causes of the disease can vary, as can the severity and many of the symptoms that people ...

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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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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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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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Epilepsy and Depression: How Project Uplift Can Help

Dealing with epilepsy can be an incredible burden on both those afflicted, and their friends and family. Sometimes that burden can be overbearing, and lead to depression among ...

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