Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Epilepsy Symptoms

Epilepsy Symptoms

Symptoms of Epileptic Seizures Recurring seizures are the primary symptom of epilepsy. However, the symptoms may change depending on the kind of seizure a patient is suffering from. Below mentioned are some early signs and symptoms of epileptic seizures: Temporary loss of consciousness Muscle jerking, loss of tone, and uncontrolled muscle action Temporary confusion, thinking gets […]

Epilepsy 101

Epilepsy 101

In 2015, 1.2% of the total US population had active epilepsy. This is about 3.4 million people with epilepsy nationwide: 3 million adults and 470,000 children. According to the latest estimates, about 0.6% of children aged 0-17 years have active epilepsy. Think of a school with 1,000 students—this means about 6 of them could have epilepsy. The human brain works by sending […]

Epilepsy: Signs and symptoms, and treatments

Epilepsy: Signs and symptoms, and treatments

A seizure is like a sudden rush of abnormal electrical activity in your brain. Your doctor will likely diagnose epilepsy when you have two or more episodes of seizures with no definite cause.  Epilepsy is a condition wherein an individual goes through unprovoked and recurrent seizures. A seizure is like a sudden rush of abnormal electrical activity […]

Service dog by her side, Texas teen wins Miss Dallas pageant despite epilepsy, autism

Service dog by her side, Texas teen wins Miss Dallas pageant despite epilepsy, autism

Alison Appleby, 17, of Sherman, Texas, said her seizure alert dog, Brady, is her ‘support through it all’ Teen Alison Appleby of Sherman, Texas, was crowned Miss Dallas Teen USA 2022 recently with her loyal service dog, Brady, right by her side. The 17-year-old teenager, who lives with autism and epilepsy, accomplished what she once considered the impossible […]

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