Group education may be beneficial for improving self-management in epilepsy. Participation in expert-led interactive group discussions with other people with epilepsy may encourage self-acceptance and changes in self-management in patients with poorly controlled epilepsy, according to findings from a small qualitative study published in Epilepsia.
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It girl DJ Chelsea Leyland opens up about her struggles with Epilepsy, and how she's giving back with a new Farfetch initiative.
It was a beautiful morning in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I was running up the mountain to work with a stump of broccoli in my hand. In my backpack, I was carrying a laptop, a loaf of bread, two pounds of apples, a carton of yoghurt, and a fresh change…
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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…
I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 14 years old. My seizures were non-convulsive, so I felt "lucky" that no one could knowingly see my seizures. With my non-convulsive seizures, I'd have a spasm but was fully awake and aware. I tried to hide it as long as possible.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A tiny speck of dirt, that's what Olivia Nell calls it in her letter. She acknowledges its presence but dismisses its power. "Dear Epilepsy," she writes. "You put my emotions on a terrifying roller coaster that never ended.
I don't know when I first became aware of the word epilepsy. Family mythology has me aged about four when it was noticed that I was taking "funny turns". But it's a word that defined me for many years; stalked me through all aspects of life, complicated the serious and…
Many people think of sleep as a luxury or a necessary evil - as downtime that interferes with their ability to get more things done in a day. The reality is that a good night's sleep is vital to our physical and mental well-being.
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.