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Childhood Absence Epilepsy Study

A recent study that delved into childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) found that the brains of those who suffer from the condition could be disturbed not only during the seizures, but ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy

Continuous EEG Monitoring in the ICU

Many healthcare facilities have started using long-term electroencephalography monitoring in their intensive care units due to the benefits they can provide. Walt Banoczi, R. ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring

Common Seizures Based on Age of Patient

Even though almost three million people in the U.S. suffer from seizures, there is still relatively little known about the different types of epilepsy. In fact, many people who ...

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Topics: Seizure Research

Does Age Affect Onset of Epilepsy?

More than 570,000 people who are 65 years or older have epilepsy. Adults are the fastest growing group for this disorder. Research from Jacqueline A. French, MD, Neurologist at ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

How Much Sleep Is Ideal?

A study spanning multiple years found that individuals who get a moderate amount of sleep experienced less cognitive decline than individuals who do not sleep as much. ...

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Topics: Managing Your Epilepsy

Brief Sounds Influence Disordered Brain Activity in Rolandic Epilepsy

A research team at the University of Tübingen and Tübingen University Hospitals has posited that playing brief sounds while a child with Rolandic epilepsy is sleeping can subdue, ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research

Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Epilepsy

Having a seizure, or what appears to be a seizure, is always a frightening experience. Many people believe that if you have a seizure, it must mean that you have epilepsy, but ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness

A New Tool For Epilepsy Self-Stigma

A recent study was conducted in Japan. The purpose of the study was to create a reliable and useful epilepsy self-stigma scale. The goal of the epilepsy self-stigma scale is to ...

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Topics: Living with Epilepsy

How Stress Management May Reduce Epileptic Seizures

How often do we hear that one of the best things we can do for ourselves is to learn how to better manage our stress? Whether it is the TV expert saying that stress management is ...

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Topics: Managing Your Epilepsy

Seizures Are Tied To Increased Risk of Dementia

A recent study found a correlation between youthful stroke survivors (individuals under sixty years old) who develop seizures and an increase in the risk of developing dementia. ...

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Topics: Seizure Research