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Traumatic Brain Injuries from War: A Growing Seizure Population

Helping our Veterans Cope with Epilepsy A vast number of people do not truly understand epilepsy, and this has led to the continuation of the stigmas and fears toward those who ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Treatment options for epilepsy, PTSD and Seizures, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Cau, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Seizure Precautions: 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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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Treatment options for epilepsy, Bed Alarm, Seizure Safety Tips, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Side Effects of Anti-Seizure Medications

For those with serious seizure conditions, anti-seizure medications are necessary to prevent equally serious health problems. But as with any type of medication, there can be a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, Anti seizure medications, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Seizure Precautions: The Relationship Between Diabetes and Seizures

The brain requires sugar in order to function properly, and when the blood sugar drops too low, known as hypoglycemia, some patients may actually suffer a seizure. The type of ...

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Topics: Seizures, Diabetic seizures, Seizure Symptoms

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: Seizures, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Causes of Seizures

Can Energy Drinks Side Effects Increase the Risk of a Seizure?

When you are feeling rundown and tired in the middle of the day, what do you do to get a little bit of energy? Unfortunately, most people look for fast, easy, and unhealthy ...

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Topics: Seizures, Causes of Seizures

Managing Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare, but serious genetic disease that afflicts a number of areas of the body. The disease causes benign tumors to grow on the body. These ...

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Topics: Seizures, Rare Epilepsy Disorders

Can Childhood Exercise Increase Brain Function throughout an Entire Life?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for the body. It helps to keep people in good shape physically, to feel great and have a strong heart. However, a recent study, published in ...

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Topics: Seizures, Preventative Care, Exercise and epilepsy, Epilepsy & Exercise

Are Febrile Seizures a Sign of Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is defined as recurrent seizures that are not triggered by a fever. Febrile seizures occur in young children between the ages of six months and five years. So, if your ...

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Topics: Seizures, Febrile Seizure, Seizures and high temperatures, Seizure with fever in toddler, Seizures and Fevers, Epilepsy in Infants & Children

5 Ways Smoking Cigarettes Can Increase the Risk of Seizures

Using tobacco can cause a wide range of different health issues. It can cause stroke, cancer, emphysema, heart attack, and more. Each year around the world, smoking causes ...

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Topics: Seizures, SUDEP, Smoking Cessation, Causes of Seizures

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