Category: "Support"

Antiseizure foods: What to know

Antiseizure foods: What to know

Food can affect epilepsy. Certain diets and restricting some types of food may help improve the frequency of seizures. Research has found that several diets, such as the ketogenic diet and the modified Atkins diet, can play a role in the management of epilepsy and seizures. Limiting sugary foods and prioritizing whole foods such as […]

Sohar University students develop smart bracelet for detection of epileptic seizures

Sohar University students develop smart bracelet for detection of epileptic seizures

Two students – Aisha Al Omaria and Lamia Al Saadiya – from Sohar University, have developed a smart bracelet for detection of epileptic seizures. The bracelet is designed to assist patients in receiving prompt medical aid during severe epileptic episodes. Aisha Salim al Omaria explained that the bracelet utilizes wearable IoT technology to detect epileptic […]

10 Benefits of CBD Oil & Why You Should Take It

10 Benefits of CBD Oil & Why You Should Take It

From chronic pain to epilepsy, CBD has become increasingly popular for its potential health benefits. But what can CBD do for you, and why should you take it? From chronic pain to epilepsy, people are giving rave reviews to CBD for its possible health benefits. Although most of these therapeutic effects aren’t fully understood, some […]

Charities call for more social support for people with epilepsy

Charities call for more social support for people with epilepsy

A coalition of epilepsy charities and organizations has produced a new toolkit to enhance social support for people with epilepsy. Epilepsy can have a significant impact on quality of life, yet social support and outreach is not available in all areas of the UK. The toolkit, funded by the Scottish government, therefore aims to improve […]

‘Breaking a promise’: California deficit could halt raises for disability workers

‘Breaking a promise’: California deficit could halt raises for disability workers

Families of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities say Gov. Gavin Newsom is reneging on a scheduled raise for the workers who care for their loved ones, and advocates warn of potential lawsuits if disability services become harder to get. Citing California’s budget deficit, the Democratic governor wants to save around $613 million in state […]

Pinellas family plans to sue Sheriff’s Office after deputy mistook their car for a stolen vehicle

Pinellas family plans to sue Sheriff’s Office after deputy mistook their car for a stolen vehicle

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A Pinellas County family claims deputies traumatized them when they mistook their car for a stolen vehicle. Jason Frederico said he was driving his 16-year-old daughter, who has epilepsy, to her mother’s house on New Year’s Day when he noticed flashing lights. “As I pulled to the side and waited for […]

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