Category: "Seizures"

Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

Can Chickenpox Cause Epilepsy? Here’s the Connection

Chickenpox doesn’t cause epilepsy, but seizures can occur during chickenpox. Most seizures that happen when you have chickenpox are febrile, caused by a high fever. Most of the time, chickenpox is an itchy rash, but in rare instances, it can cause complications in children and adults, particularly those with weak immune systems. One rare complication can include seizures that […]

Lucy Winn of Whixley wins Yorkshire Young Achievers Award

‘Stigma, fear and misperceptions’: How racial disparities affect epilepsy treatment and care for Black Americans

Epilepsy, a brain disorder that causes seizures, is one of the most common conditions that affects the brain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3.4 million people — 3 million adults and 470,000 children — in the United States have it. However, Black Americans with epilepsy face several challenges in terms […]

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