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Certain Set of Nerve Cells Controls Seizures’ That Are Spread Through The Brain

Experimental activation of a small set of nerve cells in the brain prevents convulsive seizures in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common form of epilepsy among human adults, according to a [...]

Growing Hope -Three mothers from Virginia band together to pursue an unconventional treatment for their desperately ill children (Part 1)

Marijuana Saves Lives Marijuana is not about just getting high. It’s about saving lives. The people who are against medical marijuana are the ones who don’t know much about it. Listen to this video to […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 […]

Causes of Epilepsy Seizures: Seizure Triggers

Triggers are situations that can bring on a seizure in some people with epilepsy. Some people's seizures are brought on by certain situations. Triggers can differ from person to person, but common triggers include tiredness [...]

Symptoms of Seizures: Symptoms that May Indicate a Seizure Disorder

What Causes Seizures? Seizures are changes in the brain’s electrical activity. This change can cause dramatic, noticeable symptoms or it may not cause any symptoms. The symptoms of a severe seizure include violent shaking and a [...]

Does a Full Moon Have an Effect on Your Epilepsy and Seizures?

Does the moon affect our epilepsy? Superstitions about the influence of the Moon on the brain and, in particular, on epilepsy and seizures, have been around for centuries, but according to new research, there may […]

Does Fish Oil Help Prevent Seizures?

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 cut seizure frequency by consuming low […]


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