Category: "Pregnancy"

Epilepsy Is Much Less Mysterious

Epilepsy Is Much Less Mysterious

The title of the original article below is “Epilepsy is No Longer a Mystery” but this is not entirely true. There are still plenty of cases and causes that are completely mysterious. There are persons affected by epilepsy for whom no cause can be defined, and no treatment effective.  The truth is, Epilepsy is now MUCH […]

Brain Connectivity Study Could Lead to Better Outcomes for Epilepsy Patients

Brain Connectivity Study Could Lead to Better Outcomes for Epilepsy Patients

SOURCE: UCSF ARTICLE The areas in purple are the regions of the brain where connectivity is significantly lower in patients with epilepsy, as compared to well patients. The different images show the brain data from different angles. Image courtesy of Dario Englot A new study found that patients with epilepsy have significantly weaker connections throughout their brain, […]

Ketogenic Diet? There’s a Pill for That!

Ketogenic Diet? There’s a Pill for That!

‘Ketogenic’ pill to treat drug-resistant epilepsy EpilepsyAction: New studies in Japan have identified a drug that may help people with epilepsy whose seizures don’t respond to medication. The drug changes the energy supply to the brain – effectively mimicking the ketogenic diet Most anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are believed to suppress seizures by affecting neuron activity in […]

BLOG: Cyanotic Seizures, What are they?

BLOG: Cyanotic Seizures, What are they?

Today, one of our closest family member/supporter’s infant girl had what appears to be a ‘Cyanotic’ seizure…What is that? Her older brother has a seizure disorder, but until today, the young girl had never had any seizures, and thankfully, doctors seem to think this is an isolated incident. The youngster in question was found unresponsive, face-down, […]

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