Category: "Human Interest Epilepsy"

Joy Division call for better mental health services 40 years on from Ian Curtis’ death

Joy Division call for better mental health services 40 years on from Ian Curtis’ death

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer reflected on Ian Curtis’ death on Wednesday, as the late star’s former Joy Division bandmates lobbied MPs at the Houses of Parliament during Mental Health Week – calling for better mental health services Former members of Joy Division today lobbied MPs for better mental health services 40 years after their lead singer […]

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 […]

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