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DIAGNOSING SEIZURES IS KEY TO TREATMENT

DIAGNOSING SEIZURES IS KEY TO TREATMENT

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 out of 10 people will have a seizure during their lifetime. Most of these seizures will be epileptic seizures, which are caused by unusual brain activity that includes simultaneous firing of brain cells. The other type of seizures are non-epileptic seizures or attacks […]

Epilepsy’s long-term effects extend beyond seizures, impacting relationships and mental health

Epilepsy’s long-term effects extend beyond seizures, impacting relationships and mental health

Epilepsy presents with a myriad of symptoms. loss of consciousness jerking of hands and legs, falls, and frothing from the mouth, loss of bowel and bladder control are classical symptoms. The enduring effects of epilepsy reach beyond seizures, affecting interpersonal relationships, career, finances, and social status. Alongside other factors, this influence may lead to feelings […]

Sleep and stress give clues to understanding epileptic seizures

Sleep and stress give clues to understanding epileptic seizures

Sleeping patterns and stress hormones could be the key to understanding how and when people with epilepsy are likely to experience seizures, a new study reveals. Researchers used mathematical modeling to understand the impact of different physiological processes, such as sleep and changes in concentration of the stress-hormone cortisol, on key signatures of epilepsy—known as […]

Stay Cool: Hot Weather and Epilepsy

Stay Cool: Hot Weather and Epilepsy

Unusually warm weather can increase the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy This week (12 June 2023) has seen a rise in temperatures across the UK, with BBC weather reporting that it will stay hot and humid over the next few days. Severe hot weather is dangerous to everyone, but unusually warm weather can […]

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Epilepsy may make daily life extremely challenging on both a mental and physical level. Despite advancements in medical technology, those who live with the illness continue to endure a particular set of difficulties that most people cannot comprehend. Fortunately, there are holistic approach to help you effectively manage your condition and live an independent life. […]

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