Category: "Epilepsy"

Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

Maryland Governor’s House Turned Purple for National Epilepsy Awareness Month

Bowie, Md., November 22, 2022 – Today, Governor Larry Hogan will light up the Governor’s House purple to not only recognize National Epilepsy Awareness Month, but to also celebrate the passage of Brynleigh’s Act (Senate Bill 299) and the bill’s namesake, Brynleigh Shillinger. Brynleigh, who lives with epilepsy and a rare genetic condition called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), turned […]

Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

Can Chickenpox Cause Epilepsy? Here’s the Connection

Chickenpox doesn’t cause epilepsy, but seizures can occur during chickenpox. Most seizures that happen when you have chickenpox are febrile, caused by a high fever. Most of the time, chickenpox is an itchy rash, but in rare instances, it can cause complications in children and adults, particularly those with weak immune systems. One rare complication can include seizures that […]

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