Category: "Depression"

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

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

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My Take: Several of our heroes lived with disabilities and flourished

My Take: Several of our heroes lived with disabilities and flourished

Independent Living is as American as Apple Pie and Parades on the Fourth of July. Two hundred and forty-six years ago, a document composed by a man with a learning disability changed our nation forever. Historians believe that Thomas Jefferson, the brilliant writer of the Declaration of Independence, had dyslexia. So did our first president, […]

Epilepsy With Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Shows Higher Suicide Risk

Epilepsy With Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures Shows Higher Suicide Risk

The presence of concurrent psychogenic nonepileptic seizures increased the odds of hospitalization for first suicide by 152% compared with epilepsy alone. Retrospective data from the UK’s largest tertiary mental health provider showed that a concurrent diagnosis of epilepsy with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) or PNES alone had significantly increased odds of hospitalization due to suicide […]

Owl and Pussycat author Edward Lear’s no-nonsense talent for capturing the moment in drawings

Owl and Pussycat author Edward Lear’s no-nonsense talent for capturing the moment in drawings

An exhibition of sketches by the English author reveals his artistic skills and life as ‘something of a sad clown’ His nonsense verse and limericks have delighted generations of readers, with The Owl and the Pussycat among English literature’s best-loved poems, but Edward Lear most wanted recognition as an oil painter of grand subjects. Now many of the […]

What to know about epilepsy and sex

What to know about epilepsy and sex

Some people with epilepsy may find it impacts their sex life. This may be due to physical changes from the condition, medications, or emotional issues around epilepsy and sex. Certain types of epilepsy may cause changes in the brain that impact sexual desire and arousal. Some epilepsy medications may affect sex drive or hormone levels which can also impact […]

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