Category: "Seizure Detection"

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

Kendal man to walk entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of partner who died from epilepsy

A Kendal man is walking the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall in memory of his partner who died from epilepsy. Ewan Duff is walking 84 miles without stopping to raise money for SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, Action. His partner Rachel Morgan died despite having no formal diagnosis for epilepsy. In January had a […]

Study discovers how genetic mutations contribute to adult epilepsy

Study discovers how genetic mutations contribute to adult epilepsy

Massachusetts [US], May 2 (ANI): About 1 in 26 people have epilepsy, and the most common type, temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), is frequently ineffectively treated with anti-seizure drugs. Neurosurgery may be necessary for patients with this type of epilepsy in order to stop their seizures. Uncertainty surrounds the causes and course of the disease, as […]

Stress-Induced Seizures – Why Should We Be Careful About Our Stress Level?

Stress-Induced Seizures – Why Should We Be Careful About Our Stress Level?

Stress impacts us differently, and one way it does it so is through stress-induced seizures. What impact does stress have on you? Some of us have trouble falling asleep. Some people may experience frequent tension. Moreover, stress-induced seizures become a serious problem for people with epilepsy. According to surveys, stress is the second most common […]

Growing up with Epilepsy: Changing Docs as you go

Growing up with Epilepsy: Changing Docs as you go

  Almost half a million American kids live with epilepsy and another 10 to 20 million have a chronic illness. As these younger patients grow up, many will need to start treatment with adult specialists, putting them at risk of falling through the cracks. Ivanhoe has more on transitioning care and learning to live in […]

Common epilepsy triggers and How to identify it

Common epilepsy triggers and How to identify it

Recurrent seizures, which are defined as sudden and brief disruptions of the brain’s electrical activity, are a hallmark of epilepsy. Triggers for epilepsy can vary greatly from person to person, but some common triggers include: 1. Sleep deprivation: Everyone needs to get a good night’s sleep, but people with epilepsy need it even more. Not getting enough […]

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