Traumatic brain injury is an epilepsy risk factor. Amy Pieters’ story demonstrates how a good treatment plan and support positively impact a patient’s outcome.
Keeping fit is critical to well-being but maintaining an exercise routine is harder for people with epilepsy. Honor International Epilepsy Day with exercise.
Take your anti-epilepsy medication! Researchers at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne found epilepsy patients with low medication compliance rates were eight times more likely to die of SUDEP.
Researchers at Oregon State University’s School of Engineering are developing a sensor system that will enable epilepsy patients to monitor their drug levels using their own saliva.
England is about to incorporate a clause in its Online Safety Bill that protects people with epilepsy. Zach’s Law outlaws the sending of flashing images by email or social media, if a person with epilepsy might see them. Cyberbullying against people with epilepsy is an issue in America. We need an American version of Zach’s Law.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. I am honoring Epilepsy Awareness Month this November by featuring two Epilepsy Warriors – Alison Appleby and Ryan O’Connor – who were recently featured in the news