Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Scientists Predict Seizures Minutes in Advance with EEG

A study from UT Southwestern has begun delving into research on seizures. Researchers found that through monitoring certain types of brain activity of cells that are responsible ...

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Brain Training Can Significantly Reduce the Number of Seizures

If you, or someone you love, is living with epilepsy that is not responsive to drug treatment, a new study out of the UK may be of great interest to you. In early 2018,  a team at ...

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Epilepsy Patients Have a New Tool for Enhanced Counseling Prior to Surgery

For those experiencing epilepsy, but who are not responding to medical treatment, there are surgical options. In fact, according to a report in U.S. News and World Report, ...

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A Brief Look at Seizure Treatment in Pediatric Patients With Convulsive Status Epilepticus

According to the Epilepsy Foundation, there are several forms of status epilepticus, which is defined as "a seizure lasts too long or when seizures occur close together and ...

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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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Alternative Treatments for Epilepsy: Acupressure for Sleep

For many people diagnosed wtih epilepsy, one of their seizure triggers is not getting enough sleep. Not only does a lack of sleep cause a variety of health issues, it could ...

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How Might My Emotional Life Change After Epilepsy Surgery?

The goal of epilepsy surgery is to improve the life of the patient by eliminating or reducing the number of seizures they have. Surgery has the potential to improve the person’s ...

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Temporal Lobe Resection: Can Seizures Continue Afterward?

People who suffer from seizures, especially those who have suffered a lot of seizures in their life, are always searching for things they can do to reduce the risk of having more ...

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How to Prevent Seizures: Alternative and Non-Medicinal Methods

The majority of the time, seizures happen unexpectedly. For many people, anti seizure medications help to control seizures; however, there are some people who want to ...

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Huntington’s Disease and Seizures

Huntington’s disease is a genetic disorder that is fatal. It causes the nerve cells in the brain to begin to break down over a period of time. As this happens, the sufferer’s ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures, Seizure Treatment