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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 2 years
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You Can Now Monitor Autism, Epilepsy & Melanoma On Your iPhone

From huffingtonpost.com

Apple's ResearchKit, an app initiative that enables scientists to (consensually!) gather data from iPhone users and use them in clinical research studies, has added three new research projects to its roster. Despite some initial skepticism about personal data security, researchers have embraced this technology as an inclusive, data-rich avenue for…

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about 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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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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over 2 years
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Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk

From healthday.com

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Whooping cough may be tied to a slightly increased risk for a young child to develop epilepsy, a new study finds. Whooping cough (pertussis) is relatively rare in the United States, however.

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about 2 years
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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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about 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
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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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over 2 years