Patricia Shafer Presenting
Oct 30, 2014
As we enter National Epilepsy Awareness Month, the Epilepsy Foundation is kicking off an Ask the Expert video series that will be featured on, the Epilepsy Foundation’s You Tube channel, and other social media avenues. We want to...
Oct 30, 2014
In some humans and animal models, sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) may be due to a shared genetic predisposition to both seizures and lethal cardiac arrhythmias. Co-existing epilepsy and cardiac dysfunction may be due to defects that...
consulting with the doctor
Oct 22, 2014
Is it safe to get pregnant for women with epilepsy? Yes. With proper care, more than 90% of women with epilepsy give birth to normal babies. Even though there is 25% risk of worsening seizures in pregnancy, with proper management this can be...
Oct 22, 2014
Are you just starting out in epilepsy? Do you work with people living with epilepsy occasionally, for example on a general hospital floor, emergency room, or ambulatory setting? Or are you a student and want to learn more about seizures? If you...
Hidden Truths Art
Oct 22, 2014
Tucked into one of most bohemian areas of Costa Mesa, California, sits the DAX Galley. A stunning, progressive gallery that was the host of this year’s Hidden Truths, The Mind Unraveled annual fundraiser. A collaboration between the Hidden Truths...