Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Epilepsy and Consciousness

It may not be something that many of us stop to consider, but we all experience a wide array of conscious and unconscious moments in each day. Not always experienced as being ...

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Functional Seizures and Comorbidities

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators conducted a large-scale study of electronic health records. The study found that functional seizures were often associated with ...

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Neurological Problems Caused by COVID-19

The world is well aware of many of the health problems caused by COVID-19 including issues with respiratory function, the heart, and other organs. However, a new study is showing ...

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Study Finds Seizure Onset May Warn of Dementia in US Veterans

A new study released in April of 2020 found that senior US veterans with unprovoked seizures of unknown etiology, or LOSU, may have a much higher risk for the development of ...

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Dissociative Seizures and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Epilepsy Risk Scores Developed by Cleveland Clinic

  In a recent report, it was indicated that a team of researches at the Cleveland Clinic was able to utilize a “genetic-based” epilepsy risk score. Saying that their findings “may ...

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Study Reveals Epilepsy Always Interrupts Thinking

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Do Childhood Febrile Seizures Link to Epilepsy and Psychiatric Disorders?

Researchers have found that there is an increased risk for children who suffer from recurrent febrile seizures to develop epilepsy and psychiatric disorders. They have also found ...

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Certain Nerve Cells Shown to Control Epileptic Seizure Spread in the Brain

In a study that was published in Science, it was shown that with the experimental activation of a “small set of nerve cells in the brain” they were able to prevent convulsive ...

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