Category: "Neurology"

Exclusive: Noor Taher on Celebrating Six Months Seizure-Free and Raising Awareness for Epilepsy

Exclusive: Noor Taher on Celebrating Six Months Seizure-Free and Raising Awareness for Epilepsy

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, the AlRawabi School for Girls actress discusses misconceptions about the condition and her mission to inspire others Noor Taher recently celebrated a significant milestone: six months without a seizure. Diagnosed with epilepsy in 2022, the actress’ life took an unexpected turn, marked by physical and mental challenges. Initially, […]

Precision laser surgery cuts focal epileptic seizure spread

Precision laser surgery cuts focal epileptic seizure spread

In a busy hospital waiting room, a young man’s muscles began contracting in a harsh, unyielding spasm as a quick-acting student rushed to his aid. “We ran over to help stabilize the patient. To my surprise, his mother calmly reassured us that his seizure was a routine occurrence due to his epilepsy,” said Seth Lieberman, […]

Orlando Health doubles epilepsy monitoring unit capacity within hospital system

Orlando Health doubles epilepsy monitoring unit capacity within hospital system

Physicians will be able to diagnose, evaluate and more accurately treat epilepsy through safe brainwave monitoring. The Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute and Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital are partnering to increase the number of epilepsy monitoring unit beds available for patients in Central Florida. The addition features four beds available at the new EMU site at Health Central […]

How being upfront about my epilepsy helped my life and career

How being upfront about my epilepsy helped my life and career

At the junction of Sidwell Street in Exeter you would once have found some underground public toilets, half-way between the university and where an old boyfriend of mine lived. I spent a fair amount of time in those loos between 2000 and 2001, between absences and panic attacks, generally attempting to get some semblance of […]

What is the relationship between epilepsy and bipolar disorder?

What is the relationship between epilepsy and bipolar disorder?

Scientists believe epilepsy and bipolar disorder share several common factors. However, they are still investigating the exact relationship between these conditions. Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition with several subtypes. It causes varying episodes of shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and concentration. Epilepsy is a condition that causes people to have seizures. There […]

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