Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Physician volunteers work to improve epilepsy care in El Salvador

Physician volunteers work to improve epilepsy care in El Salvador

ILAE (International League Against Epilepsy) talked with Ovidio Solano Cabrera, head of the Epilepsy Clinic in the Neurology Service at the Social Security Institute, San Salvador, and second vice president of the El Salvador chapter of ILAE. Newswise — Though El Salvador is one of the smallest countries in Latin America, it is densely populated, home […]

14-year-old Texas Original Patient Achieves Seizure Freedom with Medical Cannabis

14-year-old Texas Original Patient Achieves Seizure Freedom with Medical Cannabis

AUSTIN, Texas–Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (TXOG), Texas’ leading medical cannabis provider, announced 14-year-old patient James Challenger reached two years without experiencing a seizure in March 2022. He has also stopped taking all oral seizure pills as of March 2022—a reduction of more than 20 pills a day to none after introducing medical cannabis into his treatment […]

I’m epileptic. So what?

I’m epileptic. So what?

How isolation can metamorphosize into growth and confidence   WARNING: This column may contain material that is sensitive to some readers.   The first thing I remember my mother telling me about my condition is, “You don’t have a disability, you have an ability.” Until recently, I never fully understood how my perceived “weakness” is actually […]

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