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What should you do if someone starts having a seizure?

What should you do if someone starts having a seizure?

ORLANDO, Fla. — Countless movies and TV shows depict seizures dramatically, but real life isn’t always so cinematic. While generalized tonic-clonic seizures where individuals fall to the ground convulsing and foaming at the mouth do occur, a new survey finds the vast majority of Americans are unable to recognize the more subtle signs of a seizure. […]

SUDEP Action Day 2023: Causes, warning signs, symptoms, how to seek help for epilepsy

SUDEP Action Day 2023: Causes, warning signs, symptoms, how to seek help for epilepsy

SUDEP Action Day on October 18 aims to spread awareness on epilepsy risks, causes and precautions. Learn about the warning signs and symptoms of SUDEP.   October 18 is observed as SUDEP Action Day, a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). SUDEP refers to the sudden and unexplained […]

Denver-based Cubby Beds gives families comfort caring for children with disabilities

Denver-based Cubby Beds gives families comfort caring for children with disabilities

Raising a child with a disability is a full-time job. And often, it means the parents get little or no sleep. But Denver-based Cubby Beds built an encompassing solution so everyone can rest easy. Cubby Beds are much more than a cool-looking place for kids to sleep. They’re a fortress of family care. “Cubby Beds are a […]

Bad Night’s Sleep Could Be a Symptom of These Health Problems

Bad Night’s Sleep Could Be a Symptom of These Health Problems

A third of American adults say they sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours. The optimal amount of sleep is highly dependent on the individual, but most people would likely be happier and healthier if they had between 60 and 90 minutes more sleep per night, according to the American Psychological Association. But even people who get […]

Unlocking The Secrets Of Epileptic Seizures: Insights From Sleep And Stress – Study

Unlocking The Secrets Of Epileptic Seizures: Insights From Sleep And Stress – Study

Sleeping patterns and stress hormones could be the key to understanding how and when people with epilepsy are likely to experience seizures, a new study reveals. Researchers used mathematical modelling to understand the impact of different physiological processes, such as sleep and changes in concentration of the stress-hormone cortisol, on key signatures of epilepsy – […]

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