Category: "status epilepticus"

Swift Action: The Importance of Rapid and Early Seizure Termination (REST)

Swift Action: The Importance of Rapid and Early Seizure Termination (REST)

This month we’re both excited and honored to be participating in and supporting the 9th London-Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures, as well as presenting the latest data from our diverse epilepsy portfolio at the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. A key focus of our discussions will be the […]

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

A seizure results from a temporary change in the brain’s electrical function. When it occurs, a person affected by a seizure might appear to have abnormal muscle movements, unusual behavior, or lose consciousness. Approximately 1 in 10 people may have at least one seizure during their lifetime. Seizures occur commonly enough that knowing seizure first aid can […]

Can Epilepsy Be Cured?

Can Epilepsy Be Cured?

There is no cure for epilepsy. However, many people can become seizure-free with the right type of treatment, which may include medication, management techniques, and a healthcare team on their side. This article discusses the outlook for people with epilepsy and how medical providers can reduce seizure activity in those with the condition. Outlook for Epilepsy The outlook […]

Epilepsy Association’s “Zoom-Learn-Ask” Series 2023

Epilepsy Association’s “Zoom-Learn-Ask” Series 2023

Advocacy in Epilepsy Educational Program   Epilepsy and Women: Treatment Considerations   Date: January 24, 2023 Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm EST   Register by using the link below: https://bit.ly/3jYxnpq

Can Seizures Cause Brain Damage?

Can Seizures Cause Brain Damage?

Many seizures are not medical emergencies and can be manageable with treatment. However, in some cases, seizures can cause brain damage or have lasting effects on health.This article discusses how seizures can cause brain damage. It also explains how to protect the brain and prevent damage, and answers some frequently asked questions. Can a seizure […]

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