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Pets’ Positive Impact on Human Health

Pets’ Positive Impact on Human Health

Many people have a pet, but may not realize the health benefits they receive when they own a dog, cat, or other animal. Dr. Fabian Sandoval is the President and C.E.O. of Emerson Clinical Research Institute in Northwest, D.C. He said the human body can undergo some...

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Epilepsy may make daily life extremely challenging on both a mental and physical level. Despite advancements in medical technology, those who live with the illness continue to endure a particular set of difficulties that most people cannot comprehend. Fortunately,...

Can Smoking Increase Your Risk of Seizures?

Can Smoking Increase Your Risk of Seizures?

Medically reviewed by Smita Patel, MD Smoking is a known risk factor for many health conditions, including cancer, heart disease, and stroke. In addition to these risk factors, people with epilepsy have another reason to avoid or quit smoking—it is linked to increased...

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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.