Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

The Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs on Balance

In a study published in Seizure, researchers looked at the balance dysfunction sometimes suffered by people who are taking anti-seizure medications. The goal of the 2011 study was ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

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)

Why It's Imperative to Monitor Children Who Are Taking Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Doctors prescribe children who have epilepsy with anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) to prevent seizures from occurring. However, AEDs are very harmful to children and have a variety of ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

Reducing the Side Effects of Epilepsy Drugs

Many people who are suffering from epilepsy are able to control their seizures through the use of medication. In fact, between 60% and 70% of people have found success using these ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

Study Proves Teratogenic Drugs Are Still Given to Young Women Despite Risks

A recent study revealed something quite disturbing in the world of epilepsy treatment. It showed that in spite of the known teratogenic risks of commonly prescribed drugs like ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)