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Epilepsy News Articles (10 results)

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What Makes You So Special? It's Time You Found Out.

From psychologytoday.com

How many of us tell ourselves things like this every day? We are more likely to "beat ourselves up" than to verbally abuse someone else, including those we dislike. Studies confirm the ill effects of self-directed hate speech, such as depression, anxiety, and stress.

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You Don't Look Like You Have Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

Not every condition is always visible. I live with epilepsy. I have lived with this condition for going on seven years this December. I was diagnosed with this condition in 2008, four short months after marrying my husband — days before both of our birthdays and two weeks before Christmas.

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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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Service Dog Keeps Woman With Epilepsy Safe

From nbcphiladelphia.com

Dogs are commonly referred as man's best friend but for one local woman her best friend is keeping her safe. Philadelphia resident Erin Orso has epilepsy and her seizures have worsened as she has aged. Service dogs have been instrumental to her everyday life for the last 13 years.

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over 2 years
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Pregnant women with epilepsy 'at greater risk of death, delivery complications'

From medicalnewstoday.com

Pregnant women may have greater risk of adverse complications and death during delivery if they have epilepsy, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology. Researchers found pregnant women with epilepsy are at greater risk of maternal death and delivery complications than those without the disorder.

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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years