Category: "Depression"

How being upfront about my epilepsy helped my life and career

How being upfront about my epilepsy helped my life and career

At the junction of Sidwell Street in Exeter you would once have found some underground public toilets, half-way between the university and where an old boyfriend of mine lived. I spent a fair amount of time in those loos between 2000 and 2001, between absences and panic attacks, generally attempting to get some semblance of […]

CBD, hemp users and businesses push DeSantis to veto bill banning delta-8

CBD, hemp users and businesses push DeSantis to veto bill banning delta-8

The governor has received thousands of emails, phone calls and letters from people opposed to the bill. Fewer than 100 have reached out to his office in favor. TALLAHASSEE — Thousands of Floridians have called and written Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office to urge him to veto a bill that they say would effectively neuter the […]

What is the relationship between epilepsy and bipolar disorder?

What is the relationship between epilepsy and bipolar disorder?

Scientists believe epilepsy and bipolar disorder share several common factors. However, they are still investigating the exact relationship between these conditions. Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition with several subtypes. It causes varying episodes of shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and concentration. Epilepsy is a condition that causes people to have seizures. There […]

Are Epilepsy Patients At Greater Risk of Depression? Expert ExplainsAre Epilepsy Patients At Greater Risk of Depression? Expert Explains

Are Epilepsy Patients At Greater Risk of Depression? Expert ExplainsAre Epilepsy Patients At Greater Risk of Depression? Expert Explains

Depression appears to be a significant mental health issue for people with Epilepsy due to shared neurobiology and psychosocial factors. Epilepsy is a chronic brain disorder condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. The overall prevalence of Epilepsy in India is about 5 for every 1000 adults. There is no doubt that people living with Epilepsy […]

People with epilepsy can lead full, regular lives

People with epilepsy can lead full, regular lives

Individuals with epilepsy can lead full, regular lives, including having children, an active social life and a rewarding career, although it is important for their health that they seek and receive appropriate care on a timely basis, says an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic. His message reflects the focus of International Epilepsy Day […]

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