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  1. VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    VIDEO: Charlotte’s Web for Epilepsy Consortium

    The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, EpilepsyU and The Realm of Caring Florida present “Charlotte’s Web: A Consortium for Understanding Florida’s Compassionate Care Law” at Concorde Career Institute, Orlando Florida. Filmed November 15, 2014 Featuring: Chuck Carmen, Director, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida Dr. Ngoc Minh Le, Epileptologist, Pediatric Neurology,...

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  2. Epilepsy and Your Sex Life

    Epilepsy and Your Sex Life

    Enhancing Intimacy Controlling seizures is key: Get help from your doctor Just about all aspects of a person’s life can be impacted by a diagnosis of epilepsy, including working, driving and family life. But the effects of epilepsy can reach into the bedroom as well, causing sexual dysfunction and disrupting intimate relationships. “Patients...

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  3. Restrict Valproate, EMA Committee Urges

    Restrict Valproate, EMA Committee Urges

    Another Depakote Warning. The European Medicine Agency (EMA)’s Pharmacovigilance and Risk Assessment Committee has recommended strengthening the restrictions on the use of valproate in women of childbearing age. This is because of the risk for malformations and developmental problems in children exposed to valproate during pregnancy. The committee recommends that...

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