Category: "Seizures"

Turkish epileptic swimmer defies odds with eyes on Paris 2024

Turkish epileptic swimmer defies odds with eyes on Paris 2024

In the face of adversity, Korcan Bulut Özdemir, a 15-year-old swimmer from Bartın, has defied all odds, emerging as a shining star in Turkish swimming. Despite battling epilepsy and having a specific learning disability known as dyslexia, Korcan’s determination and talent have propelled him to the Turkish championship level, where he now aspires to represent […]

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Corynne McKenney-Collier’s lawyer Stanley King filed a tort notice last week of intentions to file a lawsuit alleging “unnecessary and excessive force” by Galloway police.   Shortly after leaving home for work about 7 a.m., Corynne McKenney-Collier’s vehicle swerved on a South Jersey road, striking a tree. After having an epileptic seizure, she has little […]

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 […]

Jelenew Teams Up with Olympic Medalist Marion Clignet Teams for an Inspiring Charity Ride

Jelenew Teams Up with Olympic Medalist Marion Clignet Teams for an Inspiring Charity Ride

Jelenew, a leading luxury women’s cycling brand, recently orchestrated a charity cyclosportive to uplift and advocate for individuals affected by epilepsy. This event took place on the third of June in the picturesque setting of Mauvezin, Gers, and aims to raise awareness and funds to build a gym for the children of the CASTELNOUVEL MECCS, a […]

Seizures While Driving Highlight Importance of Early Focal Epilepsy Awareness, Diagnosis

Seizures While Driving Highlight Importance of Early Focal Epilepsy Awareness, Diagnosis

The prevalence of seizures while driving (SzWD) prior to diagnosis in people with focal epilepsy suggests how improved awareness and early intervention may reduce the burden of hospitalizations and injuries due to seizure-related motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). “Seizures while driving pose substantial risks for those experiencing them and for others on the road,” said senior study author […]

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

How The Vagus Nerve And A Glass Of Water Can Influence Your Mood

You can’t solve life’s problems with icy water, but sometimes it can help. Stress can have a catastrophic effect on the body and it can be hard to find ways to regain control when you’re in the midst of it, but what if something as simple as a cold glass of water could change that? […]

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