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12 Best Foods for a Healthy Brain and Better Memory

12 Best Foods for a Healthy Brain and Better Memory

These foods will help you maintain a healthy brain and may even prevent conditions like dementia. It’s not often that the brain thinks about itself and all that it does to keep us properly functioning. However, the reality is that it takes a lot of energy to think, move and go about our daily lives. […]

Epilepsy can’t be cured, but you still can enjoy life to the fullest

Epilepsy can’t be cured, but you still can enjoy life to the fullest

Epilepsy can impact physical and emotional well-being, but treatments can help. Epilepsy can severely affect your quality of life, and while there is no cure for epilepsy, there are interventions that can prevent symptoms, counteract side effects of medicines and control seizures. In other words, epilepsy doesn’t have to sideline you from the game of life. In […]

Living with intention: Life as a student with Epilepsy

Living with intention: Life as a student with Epilepsy

Kiley Flowers, a DePaul University senior, lives with epilepsy, a neurological disorder  characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures. She lives independently in the city and is able to lead a functional life taking classes, hanging out with her roommates and, most importantly, is seizure-free. Flowers first received her diagnosis in 2014. This diagnosis came after […]

Potential treatment target for rare form of infant epilepsy identified

Potential treatment target for rare form of infant epilepsy identified

Research from Tufts University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences lends hope to families of patients with infantile spasms syndrome. New research from Tufts University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences suggests that the timing of the death of certain inhibitory neurons in the brain shortly after birth may be at […]

How Epilepsy Can Affect Sexual Health

How Epilepsy Can Affect Sexual Health

Sexual dysfunction can be a part of several chronic medical disorders and epilepsy is one of them. Epilepsy has been reported to be associated with an increased rate of sexual problems as compared to general population. The exact prevalence of sexual dysfunction reported in patients with epilepsy (PWE) is not well studied. Epilepsy has been linked to a decline in […]

What Is Epilepsy?

What Is Epilepsy?

A Neurological Condition That Causes Recurrent Seizures Epilepsy is a medical condition in which a person is predisposed to recurrent seizures. Seizures are brief episodes of involuntary movements and/or changes in consciousness that occur due to an alteration of brain activity. Epilepsy is caused by a variation in brain structure or function, which might be detected with […]

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