Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Chronic Conditions Linked With Higher Risk for Fatal Drowning

Chronic Conditions Linked With Higher Risk for Fatal Drowning

Preexisting medical conditions are associated with an increased risk for death by drowning, new data indicate. In a retrospective analysis of 4288 unintentional fatal drownings reported between 2007 and 2016, researchers found that a chronic medical condition such as epilepsy contributed to 616 of these cases. “Many of the people with preexisting medical conditions who […]

Natural Treatments for Epilepsy: Do They Work?

Natural Treatments for Epilepsy: Do They Work?

Overview Epilepsy is traditionally treated with antiseizure medications. Although they can be extremely helpful, these medications may not work for everyone, and as with any medication, can come with a risk of side effects. Some people with epilepsy turn to natural treatments and alternative therapies to help relieve their symptoms or complement their treatments. From herbs and […]

Amazing health benefits of the Sun

Amazing health benefits of the Sun

As the days get longer and warmer, Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, highlights seven benefits of the sun. Many Americans are vitamin D deficient, especially during the winter. So his message is that sunshine is very good for us, but we should also head warnings about overexposure and the importance of protection. But in moderation, sunlight […]

Involve families for better mental health

Involve families for better mental health

Mental health is one of the most neglected areas of health in Uganda yet it severely impacts one’s wellbeing and livelihood. According to the National Institute for Health Research, about 35 percent of Ugandans suffer from a mental disorder and 15 percent of them require treatment. Prevalence  About 25 percent of the adult population in […]

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