Category: Epilepsy

An Ounce of Gratitude Goes a Long Way

As 2018 quickly makes its way to a closing, I find myself saying the same thing as I said the previous year “Where did the year go?” As we get older and life gets more complex, […]


Marijuana and ‘Spice’ Could Trigger Seizures, Study Says

By Honor Whiteman While a number of studies have suggested that marijuana may be effective for reducing seizures, new research cautions that potent and synthetic forms of the drug have the opposite effect.Researchers suggest that the use […]


Virtual Care for Epilepsy

IF YOU HAVE A smartphone or laptop and access to the internet, you may have already experienced a virtual visit with a physician to seek treatment for a common ailment such as allergies, the flu […]


FDA Approves Cannabis-Based Drug CBD (Cannabidiol) for Epilepsy

Epidiolex is made using cannabidiol but doesn’t contain high-inducing THC. by Maggie Fox The Food and Drug Administration approved the prescription cannabidiol medicine Monday to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott […]


Fighting Seizures and Memory Loss with Herbs (Podcast Interview with Dr. Michael Pound & Stacey Chillemi)

  Podcast Interview with Dr. Michael Pound & Stacey Chillemi     Health Expert Stacey Chillemi Stacey Chillemi is the founder of The Complete Herbal Guide and popular blogger on living a healthy life. She […]


Omega-3 Fish Oil May Reduce Seizure Frequency for People with Epilepsy

Approximately 2.3 million adults and around 470,000 children in the US have epilepsy, a lifelong neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures. Now, a new study claims epilepsy patients could reduce seizure frequency by consuming low […]


Valproate: New licensing rules for controversial epilepsy drug

Valproate will no longer be given to women or girls of childbearing potential unless they are on a pregnancy prevention programme. By Jason Farrell, Senior Political Correspondent The UK medicines regulator has changed the license […]


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 […]


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. [...]

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 […]