Category: "Depression"

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

A Kendal man is walking the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of his partner who died from epilepsy. Ewan Duff is walking 84 miles without stopping to raise money for SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, Action. His partner Rachel Morgan died despite having no formal diagnosis for epilepsy. In January had a […]

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

You can’t solve life’s problems with icy water, but sometimes it can help. Stress can have a catastrophic effect on the body and it can be hard to find ways to regain control when you’re in the midst of it, but what if something as simple as a cold glass of water could change that? […]

The Link Between Epilepsy and Bipolar Disorder

The Link Between Epilepsy and Bipolar Disorder

Though they impact the brain differently, there is likely a correlation between bipolar disorder and epilepsy. Is epilepsy a mental illness? No, it’s not. But it can place people at a greater risk of having a mood disorder like bipolar disorder. We’re finding more and more that mood disorders and epilepsy co-occur. But there’s still a […]

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy in Adolescence

Epilepsy is a disease that affects the electrical activity of the brain. If you want to know more about this disorder in adolescents, read on. Adolescence is a stage of development closely linked to epilepsy. This can be either because certain epileptic symptoms disappear during this phase or others appear. The prevalence of epilepsy in adolescents is […]

Wake Forest University study finds fear of public places is common in adults with epilepsy

Wake Forest University study finds fear of public places is common in adults with epilepsy

About 5.1 million people in the U.S. have a history of epilepsy, which causes repeated seizures. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. While current research has shown an increase in anxiety and depression among people with epilepsy, little is known about this population and agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder […]

MALE AND FEMALE EPILEPSY, DIFFERENCES RESIDE IN THE BRAIN

MALE AND FEMALE EPILEPSY, DIFFERENCES RESIDE IN THE BRAIN

Male and female brains are also different when it comes to epilepsy. And these differences are already formed during a pregnancy: thanks to the hypothalamus which is the cortical region that controls all our peripheral glands, the brain therefore differentiates into female and male. The main difference can be found above all in the onset […]

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