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  1. Researchers discover a new mechanism of epilepsy

    Researchers discover a new mechanism of epilepsy

    In epilepsy, nerve cells lose their usual rhythm, and ion channels, which have a decisive influence on their excitability, are involved. A team of researchers under the direction of the University of Bonn has now discovered a new mechanism for influencing ion channels in epilepsy. They found that spermine inside neurons dampens the neuron’s excitability. In epilepsy, spermine levels decrease,...

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  2. For people with epilepsy, the mental health treatments are not clearly understood

    For people with epilepsy, the mental health treatments are not clearly understood

    Mental health issues such as depression or anxiety are often neglected or misunderstood in people who also have co-morbidity with epilepsy. This is just one of the subjects of discussion at the sixth annual Queensland Epilepsy Symposium – Through the lifespan. Jointly hosted by Epilepsy Queensland, Griffith University, University of Queensland and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane, the event will...

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Pamela Boodram

EpilepsyU is Awesome for Parents!

Epilepsy U is a very valuable resource for people living with Epilepsy all over the word. I have met many people online and gained knowledge and formed new friendships. I have also created a page for Parents of School Children to allow parents to ask questions regarding a 504 plan, or IEP for their child. I am a certified school counselor and feel that I may be able to be a resource for parents. I also started a group for people living with or the parent of someone living with SCN1A gene (epilepsy gene). Before Epilepsy U I felt alone…NOT ANYMORE!!!

Pamela Boodram


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It’s overwhelming the amount of people who have no knowledge of Epilepsy or what to do if someone is having a seizure. EpilepsyU is a great resource for those who are looking for treatment and resources helpful to anyone interested in learning about the disorder. I highly recommend you sign up and grow with the community.