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Epilepsy Explained!

Epilepsy Explained!

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease that affects people of all ages. It is also known as seizure disorder as this disease is characterized by recurring, unpredictable seizures resulting from abnormal brain activity. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 50 million people around the world suffer from epilepsy, which makes […]

Teens With Epilepsy Face Higher Odds for Eating Disorders

Teens With Epilepsy Face Higher Odds for Eating Disorders

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter Key Takeaways Teens with epilepsy are more likely to have an eating disorder than other kids, a new survey finds About 8.4% of teens treated for epilepsy had an eating disorder, compared to the national average of 2.7% Anorexia was more common than bulimia or binge eating among epileptic teens […]

Individuals with severe mental illness are at higher risk of experiencing physical multimorbidity

Individuals with severe mental illness are at higher risk of experiencing physical multimorbidity

A new study published in BMJ Mental Health has found that individuals with severe mental illness are almost twice as likely to report physical multimorbidity, emphasizing the critical importance of addressing the intersection between mental and physical health. The research, led by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in collaboration with the University of Cambridge’s Biomedical Research Centre, involved […]

How yoga may help reduce epilepsy seizures, anxiety

How yoga may help reduce epilepsy seizures, anxiety

Researchers say yoga may help people with epilepsy reduce the frequency of seizures. They add that yoga may also help people deal with the stigma sometimes associated with epilepsy. Experts say the study adds to wealth of evidence that mind-body work has physical benefits as well as stress relief. Some “downward dog” could be man’s […]

Bad Night’s Sleep Could Be a Symptom of These Health Problems

Bad Night’s Sleep Could Be a Symptom of These Health Problems

A third of American adults say they sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours. The optimal amount of sleep is highly dependent on the individual, but most people would likely be happier and healthier if they had between 60 and 90 minutes more sleep per night, according to the American Psychological Association. But even people who get […]

60 diseases and conditions linked to drinking alcohol like beer and wine – from cancer to epilepsy

60 diseases and conditions linked to drinking alcohol like beer and wine – from cancer to epilepsy

Researchers have analyzed data identifying that alcohol increases the risk of around 61 diseases and conditions – some of which were never previously linked to boozing Drinking alcohol can put you at risk of developing 60 diseases and conditions, including many which were never previously linked boozing – a recent study has found. The consumption […]

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