Epilepsy in the News Your source for epilepsy-related news from around the web.

Not sure what to submit? Read our news guidelines first.

News_article

Laser surgery prevents young man's epileptic seizures | Fox News

From foxnews.com

Collin May, 18, loves riding bikes, going fishing and playing video games. He has dreams of joining the United States Marine Corps, but a serious medical condition- epilepsy- has kept him from all that. "At night I would have the seizures and wouldn't get a lot of sleep at all,"…

Views 413 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

Epilepsy patient hopes to raise awareness with clothing line

From king5.com

SHELTON, Wash. — Kara Sampson hopes she's found a way to make a profit and a difference. Everything from her clothing and merchandise line, The Kendall Connection, includes eight words that have always inspired Sampson: "Be kind. Be true. Be strong. Be you."

Views 456 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

The 4 Reasons Why Giving up Alcohol and Coffee Was Worth It

From greatist.com

I haven't had a single drop of alcohol or coffee in exactly 15 months. A couple of my friends on Facebook and Twitter asked me to write about my experience, so here it is in a nutshell. With more than a year of no alcohol and coffee, I did notice…

Views 490 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

What Psychologists Want You to Know About the Holiday Blues

From everydayhealth.com

Holiday blues can make some people dread the season, starting with Turkey Day and continuing through the new year. Other people drag through the winter months, including the holidays, with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that can occur as your body responds to fewer daylight hours.

Views 495 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

Secondary Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

Despite her epilepsy, my wife is still a strong, wonderful person, and the woman of my dreams. And as long as she has epilepsy I will have secondary epilepsy. I choose to love her and walk with her every step of the way through this journey, and always will.

Views 551 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

Doctors Sound Alarm Over How Cause of Epilepsy Deaths Are Reported

From yahoo.com

(Photo: Getty Images) If you have epilepsy, you have a 27-fold greater risk of sudden death than people without the disorder. But that risk could be lowered substantially if patients and the general public understood the deadly risks of epilepsy, which can masquerade as heart disease, obesity and addiction, according…

Views 448 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

8 Warning Signs of Depression You Shouldn't Ignore

From livestrong.com

Your boss chews you out. A car hits a puddle and splashes dirty water all over you. It's a bad day, but it's only one day. But depression, which affects one in 10 Americans, doesn't go away with a flip of the calendar.

Views 514 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

#DareTo Go the Distance

From epilepsy.com

For National Epilepsy Awareness Month 2015, we're talking about how to strive for a life with the best seizure control you can achieve and no side effects. How do you #DareTo Go the Distance?

Views 575 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year
News_article

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…

Views 491 Comments 0 Likes 0
over 1 year