National Epilepsy News

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June 25th
Glenwood Springs Post IndependentCause of dog seizures can be hard to determineGlenwood Springs Post IndependentSeizures generally start and stop suddenly and last a few minutes or less. Immediately after a seizure, the dog may be uncoordinated, temporari…
June 20th
How I Controlled My Seizures by Switching to a Ketogenic DietEveryday Health (blog)The results were very abnormal, and from that EEG, she figured out I was having absence seizures, which, according to the Epilepsy Foundation, cause a short period of &ldqu…
June 16th
The Southland TimesCashmere High School student Abbey Leeson dies from epileptic seizureThe Southland TimesCashmere High School principal Mark Wilson sent a statement to parents on Friday afternoon, informing them of Abbey Leeson's death. The year 10 stud…
June 16th
HotNewHipHopLil Wayne's Seizures Reportedly Due To Epilepsy & Not LeanHotNewHipHopThe rap world was in for a major scare earlier this week, as it was reported that Lil Wayne suffered two seizures on board his private jet, forcing his pilot to make two…
June 16th
Bend BulletinNew camp in Oregon helps kids with epilepsy connectBend BulletinSome research has found kids who have epilepsy, which causes seizures of varying severity and frequency, are more likely to be bullied than their typically developing peers. Stud…
June 15th
Medical News TodayHow stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsyMedical News TodayStress and anxiety are well-established triggers for seizures among people with epilepsy, and studies have shown that reducing stress may lower seizure risk for th…
June 13th
International Business Times AURapper Lil Wayne suffers 2 epilepsy seizure during cross-country flight, causes emergency landing of planeInternational Business Times AUSimilar to what happened to Prince who had a medical emergency during a flight, rapper …
June 8th
One-third of adults with drug-resistant epilepsy 'can achieve seizure freedom'Epilepsy Research UKNew research suggests that a significant proportion of adults with epilepsy who fail to respond to two initial antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) can achieve seizure…
June 7th
Neurology AdvisorAddressing Sleep Problems To Improve Seizure Control in EpilepsyNeurology AdvisorFor people with epilepsy, sleep problems can be especially risky, possibly triggering seizures and impacting overall seizure control. “This is a very c…
June 3rd
Next AvenueWhat Garrison Keillor's Seizure Means to YouNext AvenueWhat was not reported in news about Keillor's seizure is what symptoms he experienced or whether he's been diagnosed with epilepsy, which the National Sleep Foundation says is “just o…

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