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Epilepsy News Articles (3 results)

Epilepsy, Juvenile Myoclonic

By Jose E Cavazos, MD, PhD, FAAN — From medscape.com

— Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is an idiopathic generalized epileptic syndrome characterized by myoclonic jerks, generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCSs), and sometimes absence seizures. JME is relatively common and usually responds well to treatment with appropriate anticonvulsants. However, JME is frequently misdiagnosed until the…

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6 things that can trigger a seizure even if you don't have epilepsy

From foxnews.com

Harrison Ford has played a hero in the movies, but in real life, he gives that distinction to his 26-year-old daughter, Georgia. Last month, the actor revealed that Georgia has epilepsy, and that it took years for her to get the proper treatment. "I admire her perseverance, her talent, her…

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Things To Never Do When Someone Tells You They Have Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I remember the very first time that someone spoke the words, "Everything will be okay!" speaking about my epilepsy. Fire engulfed my stomach. When a family member spoke this to me, I knew they meant well, however, I wanted to curl into a ball and cry until I had no…

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