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The 10 best migraine apps

The 10 best migraine apps

Do you experience frequent and severe migraines? We have selected the best apps to help you deal with migraines based on their quality, reviews by their users, and their effectiveness to log migraine triggers and provide support for individuals living with the condition. A migraine is more than just a headache; it is a complex […]

What should you do if a friend has a seizure?

What should you do if a friend has a seizure?

Ten percent of people are expected to experience a seizure at some point during their lifetime, but would you know what to do if someone was having a seizure right next to you? Would you recognize it for what it was? Here, we give you an overview of different types of seizures and offer some […]

Estrogen-mediated brain protection directly linked to intake of of fatty acids found in oils

Estrogen-mediated brain protection directly linked to intake of of fatty acids found in oils

Scientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen’s role in brain health. Now for the first time, production of estrogen in the brain has been directly linked to the presence of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA is found in abundance in fish oils and is also synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid found in some vegetable-based oils.

What is abdominal epilepsy?

What is abdominal epilepsy?

Abdominal epilepsy, also known as autonomic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy is a rare condition most frequently found in children that consist of gastrointestinal (GI) disturbances caused by epileptiform seizure activity.  Abdominal epilepsy has been described as a type of temporal lobe epilepsy.

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