Category: "Childhood Epilepsy"

Ottawa family struggles to access lifesaving drugs for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

Ottawa family struggles to access lifesaving drugs for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

An Ottawa family is desperate for help, searching for a potentially lifesaving medication for their four-year-old daughter. Zara Wathra suffers from a rare and serious form of epilepsy, which could send her into a fatal seizure at any moment. Zara’s condition has worsened in the last month – she has frequent seizures and her parents […]

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Little Thea Steele was also diagnosed with extensive cortical dysplasia and intractable epilepsy, which left her resistant to medication – and suffering from seizures every day. A Scots tot diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy which causes her to have multiple seizures a day is to undergo life-saving surgery to detach part of her brain. Thea […]

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Click on the link below to join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88326176138?pwd=L0ZCNS9Cd2Jtakp2dDgyRmZxcXhwdz09  

Disrupting the brain to stop Izzy’s seizures

Disrupting the brain to stop Izzy’s seizures

EPTUNE, N.J. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – One little boy struggled with epilepsy since just after birth – at one point, having up to 50 seizures a day. Pediatric neurosurgeons mapped out a procedure that disrupted the brain signals triggering his seizures. Hydrocephalus is a condition where fluid builds in brain cavities, causing potentially damaging pressure on […]

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