Category: "Epilepsy in children"

New hope for patients with rare epilepsy

New hope for patients with rare epilepsy

Thousands of children face seizures, developmental delays, and possible death from Dravet Syndrome. A new treatment built on Michigan Medicine research could help. Zain Tello grips a flyswatter, his big, brown eyes widening as he pretends it’s a double-bladed ax, just like Paul Bunyan’s. He loves tall tales, like Bunyan and John Henry, says his […]

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Scots tot with rare form of epilepsy that causes multiple seizures a day to undergo life-saving surgery

Little Thea Steele was also diagnosed with extensive cortical dysplasia and intractable epilepsy, which left her resistant to medication – and suffering from seizures every day. A Scots tot diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy which causes her to have multiple seizures a day is to undergo life-saving surgery to detach part of her brain. Thea […]

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  

Can you get seizures after vaping?

Can you get seizures after vaping?

Reports of people who have seizures after vaping have raised serious questions about the safety of electronic cigarettes, which have grown in popularity in recent years. Currently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is conducting an investigation after receiving 35 adverse event reports involving e-cigarette users who have experienced seizures after vaping, using products such as JUUL, a […]

My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

My epileptic toddler had 80 seizures a day — until I put him on the keto diet

A woman whose child suffered from seizures as a child claims a keto diet helped control them. Susan Hall says her son’s rare form of epilepsy “grew out of control” in 2000 when he was just 18 months old; he suffered up to 80 seizures a day with anticonvulsants barely helping. Desperate, Hall turned to […]

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