Category: "Prevention"

Neurofeedback Therapy: 7 Fascinating Effects On The Mind

Neurofeedback Therapy: 7 Fascinating Effects On The Mind

Neurofeedback therapy claims that it can help you be more efficient, balanced and happier. Could watching and shaping your own brainwaves do this? Neurofeedback therapy training is like looking in a kind of mental mirror, where the ‘mirror’ is reflecting your brain’s electrical activity. The training, some claim, can make you more centred, efficient, balanced […]

Biologists show how brain’s immune system response worsens epilepsy

Biologists show how brain’s immune system response worsens epilepsy

University of Iowa biologists have definitively linked the brain’s immune system to epilepsy. In a new study, the researchers lay out a chain of events that can cause seizures—the most common manifestation of epilepsy—to worsen. The sequence begins when oxidative stress in the body causes the brain’s immune system to react. That activation by the brain’s resident immune cells […]

How epilepsy researchers are moving the needle past anti-seizure treatments

How epilepsy researchers are moving the needle past anti-seizure treatments

On International Epilepsy Day, this news service outlines the latest efforts in treating epilepsy syndromes. While several therapeutics are available for treating symptoms associated with epilepsy, researchers and patients have strongly called out the need for more holistic treatments that would address the condition as a whole. Although recently approved drugs can treat seizures more […]

Mehendi fragrance leads to epileptic seizures in nine-year-old girl

Mehendi fragrance leads to epileptic seizures in nine-year-old girl

The curious case of a nine-year-old girl suffering an epileptic attack due to the application of mehendi has made it to the latest edition of Clinical Neurophysiology. The case was reported in Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital. The nine-year-old suffered her first convulsion after applying mehendi to her hands two years back. The convulsion lasted for […]

Don’t Ignore the Signs of Depression

Don’t Ignore the Signs of Depression

  Many people with conditions like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, or stroke experience depression. A Danish study in 2016 of stroke survivors found that more than half developed depression within the first three months, and 25 percent were diagnosed with depression two years later. Similar statistics have been reported for other […]

How to Identify Your Epileptic Seizure Triggers

How to Identify Your Epileptic Seizure Triggers

Epilepsy triggers are what set off seizures. Triggers can be anything, from flashing lights to weather to something you’ve eaten. Once you know your seizure triggavoid them or be prepared for when you do encounter them. This can make a big difference in how well you control your epilepsy. This article examines what causes epilepsy, common […]

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