Epilepsy Talk

Preventing SUDEP | October 3, 2015

Imagine a simple test to determine your risk for Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy. An EKG, and if positive, a further genetic screening test to identify the family of genes that are associated with this new risk factor.

If you test positively, the prevention could be as simple as taking beta blockers…or in more serious cases, inserting a pacemaker.

To read more about this exciting breakthrough study, click on: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/167471.php

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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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