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Can Patients Outgrow Their Epilepsy?

Can Patients Outgrow Their Epilepsy?

The decision to discontinue anti-seizure medication is not one that clinicians make lightly. While some types of seizure can remit, the mechanism of remission is poorly understood. Also, testing whether a patient has really outgrown their epilepsy requires putting a seizure-free patient at risk for relapse, experts said. Although there is no one-size-fits-all guidance on […]

YOUR HEALTH: A.I., Safe Driving for People with Epilepsy?

YOUR HEALTH: A.I., Safe Driving for People with Epilepsy?

About three million American adults have epilepsy. Every state has different requirements when it comes to driving with the condition, the most common is that patients be seizure-free for a specific period of time and submit a doctor’s evaluation. Now, researchers at Yale University are using the power of artificial intelligence to help more accurately […]

TIKTOK STAR LAURA LEE WATTS CONFIRMS DAUGHTER’S HEARTBREAKING DEATH AT 15

TIKTOK STAR LAURA LEE WATTS CONFIRMS DAUGHTER’S HEARTBREAKING DEATH AT 15

TikTok personality Laura Lee Watts has announced that her daughter Savannah Watts has passed away aged 15 after battling epilepsy for years. The TikTok star and mother of three confirmed the heartbreaking news with her followers in a video posted on Monday, February 13. The 33-year-old gained popularity on social media for sharing candid stories surrounding the upbringing of […]

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  

Disability Attorney, Employees with Epilepsy May Experience Fearful Reactions of Co-Workers and Discrimination

Disability Attorney, Employees with Epilepsy May Experience Fearful Reactions of Co-Workers and Discrimination

Despite attempts by world health organizations to eradicate many of the fears surrounding epilepsy, employees living with epilepsy may experience illegal employment discrimination in both the public and private sectors. Centuries old superstitions, fears and fallacies about being in the presence of persons who have seizure disorders have their historical roots associating seizure disorders with […]

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