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Is In-Home Prolonged EEG with Video becoming the New Wingman for EMUs?

Previously and not so long ago, a patient getting a prolonged EEG had to remain in a hospital bed for days since the equipment was too bulky to take out of the facility. Now, ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Preventative Care, Neurology, Diagnosing Epilepsy, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

Dreams Really Do Come True: $5000 UCB 2016 Scholarship Deadline Approaching Soon!

If it is your dream to attain an associate, undergraduate or graduate degree or attend a trade school program, you need to read about the UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship ProgramTM ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Epilepsy Scholarship & Financial Aid Programs, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Can Listening to Music cause Seizures?

What is a Musicogenic Seizure? Musicogenic epilepsy is a rare disorder seizures are triggered by certain types of music, frequencies of sound or pitches that a person is unable to ...

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Topics: Ambulatory EEG, Seizures, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Careers in Neurodiagnostics, Causes of Seizures

I Just Had My First Seizure – What to Do After a Seizure

The first seizure that a patient experiences can be scary and confusing. The Epilepsy Foundation estimates that up to 3 million Americans have epilepsy and that one person in 26 ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Diagnosing Epilepsy, First Seizure, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

The Importance of Using a Seizure Tracker

Whenever you have a seizure, it is essential that you record the event in a seizure calendar. Be sure to take your calendar with you when you visit your doctor and hand over a ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

Can Seizures be caused by Red Dye 40 Food Coloring?

Artificial food colorings, specifically red and yellow dyes, are in a tremendous amount of foods available in the market today. The dyes can be found in candy, chips, drinks, and ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

The Potential Side Effects of Seizures on the Body and Quality of Life

Seizures are often a complex disorder with a variety of symptoms and challenges in everyday life. While seizures and seizure activity may have a direct effect on the body, they ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Seizures, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

3 EEG Activation Procedures Used to Induce Seizures

If you have epilepsy or have had a seizure, it is likely that you have had a handful of EEG tests done. When an EEG test is administered in a hospital or clinical setting, it is ...

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Topics: Seizures, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?, Careers in Neurodiagnostics, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Laser Ablation Surgery: Can It Really Help?

Many people who suffer from epilepsy find that medications simply are not enough to help them to deal with their seizures. Those with debilitating seizures that negatively affect ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Treatment, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

Is Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Right for You?

Many patients take medication to help control their epileptic seizures. Yet, for some people, medications do not help to control their seizures.

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Topics: Epilepsy, Preventative Care, Epilepsy Treatment, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

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