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Washington-Five professionals who care for people with epilepsy shared their thoughts on how to improve the experience of patients who are admitted to the epilepsy monitoring unit. Judy Ahn-Ewing, a registered EEG technician, explained that patients...
Certain individuals are born with special sensitivity to flashing lights or contrasting visual patterns, such as stripes, grids and checkerboards. Because of this condition, their brain will produce seizure-like discharges when exposed to this type...
Much to their surprise, researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center recently found that cognitive improvement is one of the most common goals of parents with children with intractable epilepsy prior to starting the ketogenic diet....
Antiepileptic drugs have provided tremendous relief for many people with epilepsy. But around one-third of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures despite medication, according to Brian Litt, M.D., an associate professor of neurology and...

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