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Well-Controlled Epilepsy Also Tied to Sudden Death - Investigators found that SUDEP occurred in patients who had not taken their last dose of epilepsy medication, those who were sleep deprived, and individuals who had not had a seizure in at least a ...

Sudden death a risk even in well-controlled epilepsy - RELATED Generic version of epilepsy drug Sabril approved by FDA Deaths occurred at any age, ranging from one to 70 years old. The average age of death was 26, the study found. Fifteen percent of those ...

Life with epilepsy: ‘I took a seizure and fell against the TV and cut my throat’ - Brian Geraghty takes medication twice daily, naps, and avoids stress and excessive alcohol intake to try to reduce the risk of having an unpredictable, violent epileptic seizure. From his mid-20s to ...

Stimulated seizures help treat epilepsy faster, better - In about a third of epilepsy cases, drug treatment fails, and surgery is the only resort. In such cases, the patients need to be hospitalized for up to two weeks to be observed for seizures. By ...

My Life Was Changed Forever By A Sudden, Serious Seizure. How I Learned To Live With Epilepsy - Isn’t she so lucky? I used to be that girl who’d flip through magazines in awe of the picture-perfect lives. Mind you, at the time my life was pretty charmed. I had an exciting career as a television ...

Lack of legislative funding is hurting people with epilepsy in Tennessee | opinion - What is it like living with epilepsy? It depends. It depends on whether one’s seizures are controlled. Anti-seizure medication is most often used to control seizures, and when it’s working well, ...

Epilepsy awareness: All you need to know about anxiety and epilepsy - It can occur not only as a reaction to the diagnosis, but also as a symptom of the epilepsy or as a side effect of seizure medicines. As a reaction to the diagnosis-People often develop anxiety after ...

Study: Epilepsy drugs linked to higher risk of birth defects - Prevalence of epilepsy medicine use for any reason during pregnancy is ... Among the 1,886,825 pregnancies, the researchers looked for the mothers' use of 10 anti-seizure drugs before and after ...

Epilepsy Foundation And Its Partners Announce Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System - Data collected include diagnosis, evaluation and care from healthcare providers, as well as information about seizure frequency, treatment side effects, comorbidities, self-management, and quality of ...

Cortical Stimulation Accurately Guides Epilepsy Surgery - defined as Engel class I–seizure free. To do this, the researchers analyzed data from 103 consecutive patients with focal drug-resistant epilepsy who underwent SEEG between 2007 and 2017 in two ...

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Treating Trauma with Neurofeedback - PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – When a person goes through a trauma, the first step in the healing process usually involves talk therapy. Neurotherapy has also been proven to be effective in the recovery ...

Neurofeedback Systems Market to Witness Robust Expansion Throughout the Forecast 2017-2027 - New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/14/2019 -- Neurofeedback system is a non-invasive type of direct brain function training. Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback and therefore it is called as EEG ...

Trial starts for phone app that uses light, sound and brainwaves to treat pain - The phone app being developed by the team will eventually allow patients to choose between light, audio, or 'neurofeedback' treatments for pain. The team are on the hunt for volunteers with any ...

Kingston psychologist suspended, cleared of sexual abuse allegation - Seidman owns Onward: Psychology and Neurofeedback in the La Salle Mews at 303 Bagot St. She’s been practising for more than 24 years after receiving her PhD in clinical psychology from Queen’s ...

Neurofeedback Can Zap Your Fears — Without You Even Knowing - Picture yourself in a lab, expecting to start a new kind of clinical treatment for anxiety. You’re nervous, your mind filled with thoughts of syringes and little white pills. Sterile walls line the ...

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CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms - New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression.

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures - A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats.

Dogs may be able to sniff out seizures - For the first time, researchers demonstrate that dogs can distinguish a distinct odor that the body produces during an epileptic seizure.

Everything you need to know about convulsions - Convulsions are common in some types of seizures and rare in a few other conditions. Learn more about the causes of convulsions and what to do if someone experiences them here.

Could acid reflux explain sudden unexpected death in epilepsy? - Sudden unexpected deaths in epilepsy have proven difficult to unravel. A recent study concludes that they might be driven by acid reflux.

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Treatment of epilepsy for people with Alzheimer's disease. - Treatment of epilepsy for people with Alzheimer's disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Nov 02;11:CD011922 Authors: Liu J, Wang LN, Wu LY, Wang YP Abstract BACKGROUND: Any type of seizure can be observed in Alzheimer's disease (AD). Antiepileptic drugs seem to prevent the recurrence of epileptic seizures in most people with AD. There are pharmacolo...

Changes of Ionic Concentrations During Seizure Transitions - A Modeling Study. - Related Articles Changes of Ionic Concentrations During Seizure Transitions - A Modeling Study. Int J Neural Syst. 2016 Sep 9;:1750004 Authors: Gentiletti D, Suffczynski P, Gnatkovsky V, de Curtis M Abstract Traditionally, it is considered that neuronal synchronization in epilepsy is caused by a chain reaction of synaptic excitation. However, i...

Precipitation of Carbamazepine-Controlled Seizures Due to Low-Dose Risperidone in a Child: A Conspiracy to Unbalance Blood Electrolytes. - Related Articles Precipitation of Carbamazepine-Controlled Seizures Due to Low-Dose Risperidone in a Child: A Conspiracy to Unbalance Blood Electrolytes. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2016 Dec;36(6):729-730 Authors: Pozzi M, Pineschi R, Bonanni P, Pellegri A, Clementi E PMID: 27680767 [PubMed - in process]

Selective head cooling during neonatal seizures prevents postictal cerebral vascular dysfunction without reducing epileptiform activity. - Related Articles Selective head cooling during neonatal seizures prevents postictal cerebral vascular dysfunction without reducing epileptiform activity. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2016 Nov 1;311(5):H1202-H1213 Authors: Harsono M, Pourcyrous M, Jolly EJ, de Jongh Curry A, Fedinec AL, Liu J, Basuroy S, Zhuang D, Leffler CW, Parfenova H Abstract ...

Lissencephaly in an adult Australian Kelpie. - Related Articles Lissencephaly in an adult Australian Kelpie. Aust Vet J. 2016 Apr;94(4):107-10 Authors: Fraser AR, le Chevoir MA, Long SN Abstract CASE REPORT: A 6-year-old neutered male Australian Kelpie presented with a 2-year history of seizures. Neurological examination was consistent with a generalised prosencephalic lesion. Serum biochem...

Sodium valproate-induced Fanconi type proximal renal tubular acidosis. - Related Articles Sodium valproate-induced Fanconi type proximal renal tubular acidosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jan 28;2016: Authors: Knights M, Thekkekkara T, Morris A, Finlay E Abstract We present a case series of three patients with sodium valproate-induced Fanconi's syndrome, with ages ranging from 5 years to 12 years. The most important diagnos...

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Predicting seizures before they happen - A new study has found a pattern of molecules that appear in the blood before a seizure happens. This discovery may lead to the development of an early warning system, which would enable people with epilepsy to know when they are at risk of having a seizure.

Synthetic version of CBD treats seizures in rats - A synthetic, non-intoxicating analogue of cannabidiol (CBD) is effective in treating seizures in rats, according to research by chemists. The synthetic CBD alternative is easier to purify than a plant extract, eliminates the need to use agricultural land for hemp cultivation, and could avoid legal complications with cannabis-related products.

CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging' - Scientists have found in a small study that 89 percent of dogs who received CBD in the clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures. Nine dogs were treated with CBD, while seven in a control group were treated with a placebo.

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