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What Foods Or Supplements Can Someone With Epilepsy Take To help Their Brain Recover From Memory Loss Following The Seizures?

The term clonic seizure disorder (or tonic-clonic seizure disorder) indicates grand mal seizures, which involve the whole body. These seizures, usually due to epilepsy, are characterized by muscle rigidity, violent muscle contractions and loss of […]


Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy

Women who take the new epilepsy drugs levetiracetam and topiramate during pregnancy don’t run the risk of harming their infant’s mental development, British researchers report. But the commonly prescribed anti-seizure drug valproate was linked with [...]

Epilepsy Drugs Increase People’s Risk of Dementia by Up To 60% By Breaking Down Brain Cells

The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE. [...]

Seizures: The Different Types and Their Symptoms

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that happens when certain nerve cells in your brain misfire. It causes seizures, which can affect your behavior or the way you see things around you for a short time. There are about [...]

Understanding the Emotional Aspect of Someone Who Suffers from Epilepsy

Can having epilepsy affect one’s emotions and behavior? Concerns about the effect of having recurring seizures on an individual’s emotional state and behavior are often raised. The majority of persons with epilepsy have no more […]


Actor Greg Grunberg’s Son’s Brave Battle with Epilepsy

Actor Greg Grunberg of ‘Heroes’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ fame, joins The Doctors to share the story of his son’s epilepsy and what Greg is now doing to help advocate for others. Subscribe […]


Risk Factors for Developing Epilepsy

Risk Factors Babies who are small for their gestational age Infants who have seizures in the first month of life Infantile who are born with abnormal brain structures Bleeding into the brain Abnormal blood vessels […]


Seizures and Migraines: The Connection Between The Two

If you’re affected by migraine pain, you’re not alone. Over a three-month period, it’s estimated that 17 to 23 percent of Americans have at least one migraine. People with active epilepsy are twice as likely as the general population [...]

Who Has Epilepsy? You’ll be Shocked…

List of famous people with epilepsy, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Epilepsy is a common set of neurological disorders that are characterized by seizures. About 50 million people in the world have epilepsy, including a [...]

The Difference Between Epilepsy and Seizures

What is a seizure? To understand what a seizure is, you must first understand how the brain works. Your brain is comprised of thousands of neurons – cells that process and send information by interacting with each […]