Category: Epilepsy

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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 […]


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 […]


Risk Factors for Developing Epilepsy

On this page you’ll learn and discover the risk factors for developing epilepsy.


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 […]