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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...
As nighttime approaches your heart beats faster as your anxiety level rises. “What if a seizure happens tonight? What if no one is there to help?” Whether you are patient or caregiver, the fear of nocturnal seizures can be intensely...
What are the concerns of older adults with epilepsy? This was the question posed by researcher Roy Martin, Associate Professor, University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Department of Neurology, Laura Vogtle, Associate Professor, UAB Department of...
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~Marion C. Garretty When Susan Axelrod and several other mothers started Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), it was more than just motherly love that...

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