Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Korea has no policy to improve epilepsy patients’ life: IBE chief

Korea has no policy to improve epilepsy patients’ life: IBE chief

The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) has called for Korea to enact the bill to “manage epilepsy and support epilepsy patients” pending at the National Assembly Committee for Health and Welfare. “The government of the Republic of Korea took part in the unanimous approval of the Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other neurological disorders […]

Exercise is beneficial for people with epilepsy. Many physicians still don’t encourage it.

Exercise is beneficial for people with epilepsy. Many physicians still don’t encourage it.

Newswise — Exercise helped Delhi college student Vinay Jani gain strength and lose weight. But in 2005, he began having seizures. Seizure control was elusive, and Jani went into a depression. He stopped exercising and gained back more than half the weight he had lost. After a hospital stay due to a seizure, Jani went […]

First as epilepsy and mental health survey launched

First as epilepsy and mental health survey launched

A CHARITY has today launched Scotland’s first-ever national survey seeking to understand the effect epilepsy can have on the mental health of someone who has the neurological condition. People living with epilepsy, particularly those with uncontrolled and frequent seizures, are more likely to experience mental health issues such as anxiety or depression, as well as […]

Family Planning With Epilepsy

Family Planning With Epilepsy

 Epilepsy impacts 1.3 million women of childbearing age across the United States. Couples with epilepsy often have concerns about passing the condition to their children, fertility, and pregnancy safety. Though epilepsy can present challenges, positive pregnancy outcomes are possible. This is especially true with planning and guidance from your healthcare team. This article reviews how […]

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