Category: "SUDEP"

Neurologists develop armband that warns of epileptic seizures

Neurologists develop armband that warns of epileptic seizures

Dutch neurologists have conceived an innovation that aims to warn caregivers remotely of possible dangerous epileptic seizures being experienced by people with epilepsy during sleep including tonic and tonic-clonic seizures. It aims to prevent the sudden and unexplained death of a person with epilepsy who was otherwise healthy (SUDEP). NightWatch, a wireless armband developed by […]

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 […]

Socioeconomic status affects neurological and mental health

Socioeconomic status affects neurological and mental health

Angelini Pharma and the think tank The European House-Ambrosetti have presented at the Congress of Deputies data on the current state of brain health in Europe, under the initiative Headway: a new road map in brain health, highlighting the burden of diseases. With the aim of devising a strategy focused on the care of well-being […]

Stress-Induced Seizures – Why Should We Be Careful About Our Stress Level?

Stress-Induced Seizures – Why Should We Be Careful About Our Stress Level?

Stress impacts us differently, and one way it does it so is through stress-induced seizures. What impact does stress have on you? Some of us have trouble falling asleep. Some people may experience frequent tension. Moreover, stress-induced seizures become a serious problem for people with epilepsy. According to surveys, stress is the second most common […]

Epilepsy: Risk of Early Death Linked to Severity, Other Health Issues

Epilepsy: Risk of Early Death Linked to Severity, Other Health Issues

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that produces changes in the brain that can cause seizures. Researchers say people with the condition have a higher risk of early death than the general population. The risk can fluctuate depending on the severity of the epilepsy and what other health issues a person may have. People with epilepsy have a […]

What You Need to Know About SUDEP

What You Need to Know About SUDEP

       Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is when an otherwise healthy person with epilepsy  dies without a known cause, such as injury or drowning. Usually, death occurs during or right after a seizure, but it can occur without a seizure. The condition is not well-understood. This article will discuss SUDEP, its possible […]

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