Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Parents With Epilepsy: Tips to Ease Your Concerns

If you are a parent or soon-to-be parent and you have epilepsy, it is natural to have some concerns when it comes to caring for your children. Most people living with epilepsy ...

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Topics: Living with Epilepsy

Can Anti-Epileptic Drugs Cause a Loss of Balance?

  Many people who suffer from epilepsy take anti-epileptic drugs, or AEDs, as a way of treating and trying to control their seizures. The effectiveness of the drugs will often ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

Researchers Find a Way to Identify Brain Tissue Causing Epileptic Seizures

Collaborative research being conducted by a team at Carnegie Mellon and the Mayo Clinic recently discovered that fast oscillations in electroencephalography recorded from the ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

Risk of Suicide Higher in Veterans with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

A recent study published in Neurology: Clinical Practice has found that veterans with seizures have a higher risk of suicide or suicide-related behavior. Many veterans have ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

Headaches and Seizures: Can You Prevent Getting Them?

Headaches are a part of everyone’s lives at one point or another. If you have epilepsy however, those headaches can be much more problematic. In fact, if you are living with ...

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Topics: Seizure Management

Research Could Show Why Some Seizures Are Deadly

Recent research coming out of the University of Virginia School of Medicine has started to reveal more information around the top cause of epilepsy deaths. This could help to ...

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Topics: Seizure Research

What Causes Seizures? (Part 1)

What causes a seizure to occur? Some people may only have one seizure in their life. Others may have multiple seizures a day and others even hundreds per day. It will generally ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Analyzing Genetic Diagnostics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Epilepsy in Adults

Typically, genetic diagnostics of neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy (NDDE) focus on children. This means there is a dearth of data when it comes to adult patients with ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

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: Types of Seizures

Imaging and Epilepsy

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is developing an advanced imaging approach with the goal of letting surgeons determine the best target in the brain to stop seizures ...

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