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Wed, 09/23/2015
People with epilepsy know that seizures can be unpredictable. Being prepared can help reduce both the potential for injury and anxiety. Developing a Seizure Response Plan is an important component for success in managing epilepsy. A part of that...
"Alone"
Tue, 09/22/2015
Shenaz was a 19-year old engineering student when she had her first seizure. She left the university because her seizures could not be controlled with medication and two years later underwent surgery to remove the temporal lobe of her brain to...
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Wed, 09/16/2015
Epilepsy.com Editor-In-Chief Dr. Joseph Sirven interviews Orrin Devinsky MD and Daniel Friedman MD about the current state of the use of medical marijuana for epilepsy. Drs. Devinsky and Friedman recently released an article entitled...
Tue, 09/15/2015
Seizure-related respiratory dysfunction may play a critical role in the pathophysiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). In the majority of observed SUDEP cases, there is some evidence of breathing difficulty prior to death. In...
Girls riding on bicycles
Tue, 09/15/2015
We are proud to introduce Kellie Jankowski, our new SUDEP Institute support and community program coordinator. Kellie just recently received her certification in grief counseling and wanted to discuss a topic that had particular interest to...

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