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Health Beat: Training brain cells to stop epileptic seizures

Health Beat: Training brain cells to stop epileptic seizures

More than three million Americans suffer from epilepsy. Not knowing when or if a seizure will strike can make living life difficult. Most people can take medications to control it, but experts say up to 30% of people who have epilepsy don’t respond to drug therapy....

Should You Disclose Invisible Disabilities? Why or Why Not

Should You Disclose Invisible Disabilities? Why or Why Not

Many workers with “invisible” disabilities, including mental health and neurological conditions, hesitate to disclose them to their employers due to fear of discrimination or bias, despite increased awareness and reduced stigma surrounding these conditions....

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Epilepsy

There are many forms of Epilepsy that affect the person in different ways. Ranging from frequent and violent to infrequent and mild, we will introduce you to the many varieties of this disorder.

Cannabis & Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, causing frequent and unpredictable seizures that cannot be cured. While long-term drug therapy can help most patients control their seizures, about 30% of cases are resistant to standard treatments.

Shaken Baby Impact Syndrome

SBIS is the medical term used to describe the violent shaking of an infant/baby/child and the injury sustained by that brief moment of violence. This can result in serious brain injury, including seizures, mental retardation and blindness.

ADA & Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a disorder affecting the neurological system. Persons with seizure disorders, therefore, have a disability which falls within the first standard of the definition according to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.