Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

4 Tips for Managing Your Epilepsy

4 Tips for Managing Your Epilepsy

While epilepsy can be unpredictable and disrupt your life, there are also steps you can take towards managing the disease and living a full life. “Once you’ve been diagnosed with epilepsy, the goal is to prevent seizures. That’s when being prepared, understanding the disease and gathering a support system becomes crucial,” says Lisa Knopf, MD, an […]

Neurodivergence In Women Is Still Being Misdiagnosed And The Consequences Can’t Be Ignored

Neurodivergence In Women Is Still Being Misdiagnosed And The Consequences Can’t Be Ignored

Neurodiversity refers to the wide range of thinking or diversity of brain functions that we all have. It’s the acknowledgment that everyone’s brain functions uniquely — that we all experience the world differently and have different styles of thinking, communicating, and processing information. The underdiagnoses (Neurodivergent traits being ignored) and misdiagnosis (Neurodivergent traits diagnosed incorrectly […]

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 […]

Study discovers how genetic mutations contribute to adult epilepsy

Study discovers how genetic mutations contribute to adult epilepsy

Massachusetts [US], May 2 (ANI): About 1 in 26 people have epilepsy, and the most common type, temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), is frequently ineffectively treated with anti-seizure drugs. Neurosurgery may be necessary for patients with this type of epilepsy in order to stop their seizures. Uncertainty surrounds the causes and course of the disease, as […]

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