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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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9 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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9 months
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Music may help people with epilepsy

From foxnews.com

When listening to music, brainwave patterns of people with epilepsy are different from those who do not have the disorder, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association's convention on Sunday. This finding could lead to new therapies to prevent seizures.

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10 months
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Picking Your Epilepsy Treatment Team

From everydayhealth.com

Proper treatment and management of epilepsy requires a number of different health care specialists. From the medical professionals involved in your initial epilepsy testing and diagnosis to those who file special paperwork with your insurance company and those who help you get the right anti-seizure medications, each person is a…

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10 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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8 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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9 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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9 months
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US regulator approves first drug made with 3-D printer

From yahoo.com

The Ohio-based company Aprecia Pharmaceuticals said its system can produce doses of up to 1,000 mg per tablet. It said the product is a "porous formulation" that dissolves with just a sip of liquid, making it convenient for people who have trouble swallowing pills or for getting children to take…

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10 months
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Facing Epilepsy Stigmas

From huffingtonpost.com

Facing epilepsy stigmas head on is the greatest way to rise above the misinformation hovering around like a dark stormy cloud. Terrible myths have been told about what epilepsy is and about people who live with the condition. Myths such as these can take such a toll on those living…

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10 months