Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

PTSD and TBI Can Cause Epilepsy in Veterans

When a seizure is not caused by epilepsy, it is often psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES). Typically featuring fainting spells, uncontrolled movement and symptoms that are ...

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Topics: PTSD and Seizures, Veterans and Epilepsy/Seizures

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and the Military

When members of the military return from war zones, they often return with injuries. The types of injuries that they suffer vary greatly from physical trauma to mental trauma. ...

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Topics: PTSD and Seizures, Veterans and Epilepsy/Seizures

What Is the Barrier to Quality Seizure Care for Veterans with TBI (Traumatic Brain Injuries)?

When a soldier returns home from the battlefield, the family is overjoyed to see them. When a soldier returns home from the battlefield with seizures caused by a traumatic brain ...

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Topics: Veterans and Epilepsy/Seizures

Veterans with Epilepsy Caused by PTSD and TBI

When a seizure is not caused by epilepsy, it is often described with the acronym PNES. This means psychogenic non-epileptic seizure. It usually features fainting spells, ...

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Topics: Veterans and Epilepsy/Seizures

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: Veterans and Epilepsy/Seizures