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Epilepsy News Articles (6 results)

Seeing Epilepsy From the Patient’s Point of View

By PAULINE W. CHEN, M.D. — From nytimes.com

— One day during medical school, my classmates and I learned that one of the most well-liked doctors-in-training in the hospital had had a seizure while leading morning work rounds.
The sight of him writhing had caused the other doctors and nurses on the ward to…

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over 7 years

Exercise and Epilepsy

By Jody Smith — From empowher.com

— Living with epilepsy can be a real balancing act. When epileptic seizures are not well-controlled, one never knows when a seizure might hit. Life can be significantly pinched.
But being active need not be a casualty. According to an April 1, 2010 article on Medscape.com, the…

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over 7 years

'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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over 3 years

"Miracle" outcome of epilepsy surgery

By CBS NEWS — From cbsnews.com

— Epilepsy affects nearly three million people in the U.S., unfortunately, one-third of those people will not respond to medications.
On "The Early Show" CBS News Correspondent Michelle Miller shared the story of one man who tried everything to stop his seizures, including a risky surgery that could've…

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over 7 years

The Effects of Music on the Mind Beyond Soothing the Savage Beast

By Kristian David Olson — From reversespins.com

— Are people typically geniuses? Statistically, people probably are not. In fact, most people probably aren't even intellectually gifted at all. Most people are likely to be pretty much average, maybe a little bit above average, or a little below, but very average none the less.

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over 7 years

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…

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about 3 years