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  • Senator Rand Paul introduces new national medical cannabis bill
    Senator Rand Paul introduces new national medical cannabis bill
    If we have learned anything as a nation throughout our short history, certainly it is patience.Patience being the proverbial virtue it is supposed to be would certainly be seen in so much of what has brought us this far.A revolutionary war with...
  • Dementia Dog
    Dementia Dog
    There are so many service dogs for different kinds of disabilities. And each day, it seems, there is a new task or emotional attribute help from a service dog. So why we are surprised to find Scotland has begun the work of testing service dogs for...
  • Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares her and her family’s roller coaster ride as they fight for their son’s life as he battles the fight of his life with epilepsy
    "Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares the fight of her life
    When your child is diagnosed with epilepsy, the world seems as if it has been knocked off its axis and suddenly the materialistic or the small things in life that you thought were once important no longer have any significance. You go from...
  • Jack’s Army – one family’s fight to keep their son alive
    Jack’s Army – one family’s fight to keep their son alive
    Jack Pribaz, the five-year-old son of Michael and Liz Pribaz is a person that not only people around Wheaton, Illinois know and love, but has become a household name in the epileptic world. Thanks to Jack, his parents and caring community members,...
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    Stomach sleeping linked to sudden death in people with epilepsy
    People with epilepsy who sleep on their stomachs may be at greater risk of sudden unexpected death, according to new research. The study, published in the Jan. 21 online issue of Neurology, reports that patients under 40 are particularly...
  • Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death
    Stomach sleepers with epilepsy are at a higher risk of sudden death
    Epileptics who sleep on their stomachs may be at a higher risk of an unexpected, sudden death, says theAmerican Academy of Neurology. The study was published in the January 21, 2015, in their online medical journal, Neurology. Epilepsy is a brain...
  • Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD
    Many adults with epilepsy have the symptoms of ADHD
    Nearly one in five epileptic patients exhibit the symptoms of attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), say researchers at Neurological Surgery, P.C.This rate is four times higher than the rate of ADHD in the general population ...
  • SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    A new device, the SmartWatch®, is available for people with chronic conditions such as epilepsy that will not only improve management of their condition but also help them lead a more normal life. Anoo Nathan, SmartWatch CEO is passionate...
  • Joel and his seizure assistance dog, Flame
    Medikidz second comic book introduces seizure dog
    Epilepsy is a neurological disease that affects the brain and causes unprovoked seizures that can impact someone’s mental and physical ability. The disease is the 4th most common of neurological diseases, and it affects 2.2 million people in...
  • Watch cannabis knock out this child’s seizure in a matter of seconds
    Watch cannabis knock out this child’s seizure in a matter of seconds
    It was already hard enough watching this, now, 12-year-old girl suffer through some of the most violent seizures imaginable, prior to learning who she is and how she became stricken with her condition. After getting to know a little bit about her...
  • Fish oil reported to control epileptic seizures
    Fish oil reported to control epileptic seizures
    Epileptic seizures affect approximately 3 million Americans; many of them have their seizures well controlled by medication; however, some continue to suffer from seizures despite treatment. This severely impacts their quality of life. Now, a new...
  • New device shows promise in controlling seizures
    New device shows promise in controlling seizures
    Neurologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) say that the new implanted device they have developed to control seizures in epilepsy patients is proving its worth on a test patient. The product was announced on Sept. 8, 2014.The...
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    Low carb ketogenic diets succeed for seizures: Challenges of epilepsy
    Ketogenic diets have existed for decades for epilepsy. When new drugs emerged on the market, however, they were rarely used. Now an increasing number of physicians are turning to ketogenic diets again when drugs fail, with support offered in a new...
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    High fat low carb ketogenic diet helps control epilepsy when drugs fail
    Epilepsy in very young children ranks as one of the most challenging conditions to manage. In the past few years, however, some physicians are turning to high fat low carb ketogenic diets to provide a solution when drugs fail. And a low carb diet...
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars
    “Pawn Stars” Rick Harrison shares his story about his battle with epilepsy
    On July 11, 2014, Rick Harrison from the reality TV show "Pawn Stars" shared his personal story and the obstacles he endured growing up with epilepsy as a child. Now he's on a mission to help the millions of people and their families...