Category: "Seizures"

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Manage Epilepsy Through These 7 Holistic Wellness Strategies

Epilepsy may make daily life extremely challenging on both a mental and physical level. Despite advancements in medical technology, those who live with the illness continue to endure a particular set of difficulties that most people cannot comprehend. Fortunately, there are holistic approach to help you effectively manage your condition and live an independent life. […]

Can Smoking Increase Your Risk of Seizures?

Can Smoking Increase Your Risk of Seizures?

Medically reviewed by Smita Patel, MD Smoking is a known risk factor for many health conditions, including cancer, heart disease, and stroke. In addition to these risk factors, people with epilepsy have another reason to avoid or quit smoking—it is linked to increased frequency of seizures. This article will discuss how smoking can affect people with epilepsy. Prevalence of […]

Are There Foods You Should Avoid With Epilepsy?

Are There Foods You Should Avoid With Epilepsy?

Specialized diets, such as the ketogenic diet, have been shown to help improve seizure control in people with epilepsy. While not every person with epilepsy needs to go on a restrictive diet, proper nutrition is still important both for overall health and for epilepsy management. This article will discuss how food affects epilepsy, if there are foods people with epilepsy […]

7 types of neurological disorder you must know

7 types of neurological disorder you must know

This article aims to illuminate seven fascinating types of neurological disorder that are essential for everyone to know. From cognitive impairments to motor dysfunction, neurological disorders significantly impact a person’s daily life and burden their families and society. 7 most common neurological disorders 1. Alzheimer’s Disease This devastating neurological disorder represents a profound unraveling of […]

4 Tips for Managing Your Epilepsy

4 Tips for Managing Your Epilepsy

While epilepsy can be unpredictable and disrupt your life, there are also steps you can take towards managing the disease and living a full life. “Once you’ve been diagnosed with epilepsy, the goal is to prevent seizures. That’s when being prepared, understanding the disease and gathering a support system becomes crucial,” says Lisa Knopf, MD, an […]

Neurodivergence In Women Is Still Being Misdiagnosed And The Consequences Can’t Be Ignored

Neurodivergence In Women Is Still Being Misdiagnosed And The Consequences Can’t Be Ignored

Neurodiversity refers to the wide range of thinking or diversity of brain functions that we all have. It’s the acknowledgment that everyone’s brain functions uniquely — that we all experience the world differently and have different styles of thinking, communicating, and processing information. The underdiagnoses (Neurodivergent traits being ignored) and misdiagnosis (Neurodivergent traits diagnosed incorrectly […]

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