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Epilepsy Association “Giving Tuesday”

Epilepsy Association “Giving Tuesday”

Today is “Giving Tuesday” an international day of giving to charities and nonprofits. Established in 2012 in New York City, Giving Tuesday has become a global movement of generosity. Giving Tuesday is a day about community. It unites people of all backgrounds from around the world in doing something good for others, and lifting each […]

Epilepsy Association “Giving Tuesday”

Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 3

Health and Safety Concerns Are there special concerns for women who have epilepsy? Women who have epilepsy face special challenges. Hormonal changes can cause some women with epilepsy to have more seizures during their period. For women with epilepsy, there are also special concerns about pregnancy, because having a seizure and taking certain drugs during […]

the “Chuck Carmen” Orlando Walk For Epilepsy

the “Chuck Carmen” Orlando Walk For Epilepsy

               This a reminder to REGISTER TODAY ONLINE for the “Chuck Carmen” Orlando Walk For Epilepsy. We only have 10 days left until the walk!. We need your online presence, your in-person presence, your support as well as your ability to help spread the word about Epilepsy Awareness. Don’t forget if you have not registered, please register online as […]

Study on “revolutionary” EEG tech launched

Study on “revolutionary” EEG tech launched

A new study into “game-changing” long-term seizure-monitoring technology has launched today. The Real World Testing and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Subcutaneous EEG (REAL-ASE) will recruit 33 people with drug-resistant epilepsy in centers in London, Newcastle, Cardiff and Manchester, to trial the small EEG device for six months. Drug-resistance is when two or more epilepsy medicines have not […]

Epilepsy causes and cures: How the keto diet, cannabis and other treatments affect seizures

Epilepsy causes and cures: How the keto diet, cannabis and other treatments affect seizures

Epilepsy is an unpredictable and often misunderstood disease. When the condition isn’t controlled, seizures can happen at any time and disrupt your life, relationships and wellbeing. Neurologists and neurosurgeons at the Nebraska Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center can help you live seizure-free. Find out the latest treatment options for people with epilepsy – including whether the keto diet […]

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