Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

MS and Seizures: Could Multiple Sclerosis Cause Seizures?

A frequent question regarding multiple sclerosis, or MS, is whether those who suffer from the condition are more prone to having epileptic seizures. According to the Mayo Clinic, ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Rare Cause of Epilepsy Found

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world. It can affect people of any age, and it has a wide range of causes. It also has no cure currently, although ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Internal Brain Networks of Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

According to a new study conducted on patients suffering from epilepsy, new findings may help doctors stop epileptic seizures for patients experiencing temporal lobe epilepsy. ...

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Topics: Types of Seizures

Misdiagnosis of Pediatric Epilepsy as Gastrointestinal Disorders

Over the course of the last few years, there have been several cases of pediatric epilepsy originally misdiagnosed as a type of gastrointestinal disorder. The misdiagnoses were ...

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Topics: Diagnosing Epilepsy

Minimizing the Risk of SUDEP

Living with epilepsy of any kind may bring serious effects to one’s health and quality of life. Epilepsy makes simple day-to-day tasks and turns them into potential risks. On top ...

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Topics: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Temporal Lobe Resection: Can Seizures Continue Afterward?

People who suffer from seizures, especially those who have suffered a lot of seizures in their life, are always searching for things they can do to reduce the risk of having more ...

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Topics: Seizure Treatment

An App for Epilepsy Patients

Epilepsy research covers a range of different areas. Some researchers are looking into the development of new drugs as a form of treatment, while others are looking at better ways ...

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Topics: Managing Your Epilepsy

The Wrong Diagnosis: The Problem with Psychogenic Seizures

A large number of people around the world suffer from a phenomenon called Psychogenic seizures. These types of seizures are not epileptic in nature, although they do have many of ...

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Topics: Psychogenic Non-Eplieptic Seizures (PNES)

What Are Simple Partial Seizures?

Any seizure occurs when someone undergoes a disturbance in their brain's normal electrical activity. All brains operate on an amazing number of electrical signals, and if ...

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Topics: Types of Seizures

Researchers Find Potential Means to Better Control Epileptic Seizures

Case Western University Researchers recently identified what could be a new, beneficial means of controlling epileptic seizures. Lin Mei, professor, and chair of the Department of ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Research