Category «Epilepsy»

Bracelets and Devices for Epilepsy

Overview You never know when the next seizure will strike if you have epilepsy. You could lose consciousness while swimming, or driving a car. The fear of these typically unpredictable episodes can shadow every part of your life—from work to social activities. Epileptic auras sometimes occur for some, but detecting a seizure before it occurs …

10 Things you should know about Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that causes recurrent seizures. Seizures can be a devastating, life challenging condition, however there are many misconceptions about epilepsy. here are 10 things you should know about epilepsy. 1. Seizures are more than just physical Many people think of seizures as just convulsions. Epileptic patients also have symptoms of sensory …

5 Things You Should Know About Epilepsy

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, best known for her role as Mel Gibson’s daughter in the 2000 film The Patriot, was found dead in Houston on Saturday at age 21. Investigators haven’t determined a cause of death, but her mother Helen McCole Bartusiak told CNN that her daughter suffered from epileptic seizures recently. Bartusiak said Skye had …

7 things to know about epilepsy Causes

Marshall Christensen holds his daughter Jessica, who has a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome. Story highlights Epilepsy is a general term for several diagnoses that involve recurring seizures There is no identifiable cause of epilepsy in 50% of cases Epilepsy symptoms vary from a blank stare to repeated twitching of arms and …