Category: "Treatment"

What Science Says About Epilepsy and Cannabis

What Science Says About Epilepsy and Cannabis

As medical and adult-use marijuana legalization continues to spread across the United States, some of the most vocal advocates have been epileptics and their families. Cannabis compounds, CBD in particular, have been identified as an alternative therapy for reducing or eliminating epileptic seizures. While some in the medical community remain unconvinced, some patients speak about […]

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Click on the link below to join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88326176138?pwd=L0ZCNS9Cd2Jtakp2dDgyRmZxcXhwdz09  

Woman learns Mandarin after epilepsy turns out to be brain tumour

Woman learns Mandarin after epilepsy turns out to be brain tumour

Nicola had been working in IT in a busy law firm when she began to suffer seizures A woman has learned to speak Chinese – after tests ahead of brain tumor surgery revealed she had good linguistic skills. Mum Nicola Clark, 45, was wrongly diagnosed with epilepsy in 2010 after she started suffering absence seizures. […]

Disrupting the brain to stop Izzy’s seizures

Disrupting the brain to stop Izzy’s seizures

EPTUNE, N.J. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – One little boy struggled with epilepsy since just after birth – at one point, having up to 50 seizures a day. Pediatric neurosurgeons mapped out a procedure that disrupted the brain signals triggering his seizures. Hydrocephalus is a condition where fluid builds in brain cavities, causing potentially damaging pressure on […]

Taken during pregnancy, Topiramate, an antiepileptic drug, increases the risk of autism in children, warns the ANSM

Taken during pregnancy, Topiramate, an antiepileptic drug, increases the risk of autism in children, warns the ANSM

The risk of autistic disorders in children is increased more than two and a half times when Topiramate is consumed during pregnancy. This drug, used to treat epilepsy, also more than triples the risk of intellectual disability, a study has found. Topiramate, used to treat epilepsy or migraine, causes neurodevelopmental disorders in children exposed to […]

RECENT NEWS