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Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” But what if the “version of past events are disputed?” Where does that leave history and more importantly who...
While antiepileptic drugs may be useful in treating epilepsy they are only part of the treatment equation. What is missing in the treatment plans of most patients with epilepsy is acknowledgement of their emotional life and close examination of...
Until recently, the popular low-carbohydrate, high-fat Atkins diet was considered by the healthcare profession to be no more than a diet fad with possible negative health outcomes including heart disease. However,the medical community may be...
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are an uncomfortable topic, one which is difficult for both patients and healthcare professionals to discuss as well as treat, and yet it is estimated that PNES are diagnosed in 20 to 30% of patients seen at...
Rectal Diastat (dye-ah-stat) is the best known treatment for acute repetitive seizures (bout or cluster of seizures with retention of consciousness in between seizures). Yet, there are other “off-label” medications under discussion and being...

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