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Living with Epilepsy: Elderly

By Epilepsy Foundation — From epilepsyfoundation.org

— Although there are always exceptions, senior citizens with epilepsy who are otherwise in good health and whose mental abilities are unaffected can usually continue to live independently.
Families may find this idea difficult to accept. With the best of intentions, they often become overprotective, making an older…

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almost 5 years

The 7 Biggest Myths About Mentally Strong People

From psychologytoday.com

Although we spend a lot of time talking about physical strength, we devote a lot less attention to mental strength. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. Here are the seven biggest myths about mentally strong people.

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2 months

11 Steps for Easier Travel With Epilepsy

From everydayhealth.com

Having epilepsy doesn't mean you're limited to being an armchair traveler. "As long as you plan and are careful, travel by any means is very doable," says Joseph Sirven, MD, chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation's professional advisory board and a professor and chairman of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in…

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7 months

5 Reasons I Love My Life Even More Because of My Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I have read quite a few articles about the difficulty of depression and the possibility of losing one's identity after becoming diagnosed with epilepsy, and how caregivers can experience quite a roller coaster ride themselves when a loved one is drastically changed after an epilepsy diagnosis, but it's so rare…

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16 days