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CrossFit inspires athlete to open up about epilepsy - CNN.com

From cnn.com

Each week, CNN profiles people who have faced a dramatic turning point in their life. Do you have a story to share? Go to CNN iReport to share it, and you could be featured here. See more stories like this and share your own on CNN.com/TurningPoints She had only started…

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Epilepsy and Migraine A Common Ground

From neurologyadvisor.com

Epilepsy and Migraine: A Common Ground? Migraine and epilepsy have several things in common: they often co-occur and share similar symptoms, each is generally undertreated, one is often misdiagnosed as the other, 1 and various medications are effective in treating both disorders.

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9 months
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'5 Ways I Stay Positive Living With Epilepsy'

From huffingtonpost.com

Epilepsy has one job, and one job only. To attempt to make our lives a living hell. We have one job too as epilepsy fighters. To return the favor. You see, I refuse to allow epilepsy to steal, kill and destroy my joy in life.

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10 months
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Epilepsy surgery can help with seizures

From miamiherald.com

When Alejandro Hernandez was 6, he had his first grand mal seizure. He lost consciousness, control of his body and every single memory he had. By the time he was 23, he had had two more grand mal seizures - one in his teens and another in his early 20s…

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10 months
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Music And Epilepsy, Part 1 - Music As a Trigger

From brainblogger.com

Epilepsy is a common neurological condition affecting around 1% of the world's population. It is characterized by the recurrent occurrence of seizures, which are disturbances of the electrical activity in the brain. The type and frequency of seizures vary widely and affect different people in different ways.

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9 months
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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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9 months
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What Teachers Need to Know About Children With Epilepsy

From clevelandclinic.org

If your child has epilepsy, connecting and communicating with teachers, school nurses and other caregivers is the best way to ensure she gets the best care - at home or at school. Your doctor can prepare critical information about the needs of your child in the event of a serious…

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10 months
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Parents Demand Medical Marijuana for Epileptic Kids

From nbcnews.com

PITTSBURGH - In room 716 of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 12-year-old Hannah Pallas is motionless, but for an occasional turn of her head and blink of her eyes, following a series of life-threatening seizures. On the same day, 5-year-old Sydney Michaels is down the hall in room 749, waiting…

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10 months