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  1. Mindfulness Therapy Boosts QoL in Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

    Mindfulness Therapy Boosts QoL in Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

    Drug-resistant disease yields to thought training Mindfulness-based therapy (MT) and social support (SS) improved quality of life (QOL) in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy more than social support alone, according to a randomized controlled trial. Following intervention, both the MT and SS groups had an improved total Patient-Weighted Quality of Life in Epilepsy Inventory (QOLIE-31-P), with an improvement of +6.23 for...

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  2. Switching AED Forms Improves Seizure Control for Patients With ID

    Switching AED Forms Improves Seizure Control for Patients With ID

    Different formulations of an antiepileptic drug (AED) may have a significant effect on the quality of life of people with epilepsy and intellectual disability (ID), a study shows. Often prone to comprehension and communication difficulties, people with ID may be unable or unwilling to report adverse effects from medication and therefore may have what looks like treatment-resistant epilepsy because they...

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  3. Epilepsy and Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

    Epilepsy and Pregnancy: What Are the Risks?

    In the October/November issue of Neurology Now, we report on what women of reproductive age with epilepsy, migraine, or multiple sclerosis need to know about drugs used to treat these conditions. At press time, a new study was published that looked more closely at the risks of giving birth for women who have epilepsy.

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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


Grow with the Community!

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.