Epilepsy Talk

In Case of Emergency — New Solutions

May 26, 2017
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Here are some methods to stop a seizure in its tracks. Or shorten one. And some help relieve you of the dreaded after-effects. Possibilities you might not have known about…especially the new nasal sprays.


I Just Had To Share This…

March 26, 2017
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No, this is not an advertisement. Nor is it an endorsement.

But I just read this article about Direct Primary Care by Lydia Ramsey, reporter for the Business Insider’s Science Section and thought you should know about it. Because it’s a real break-through in medical care.

Especially in reference to your choice of a Personal Care Physician.

Perhaps “Direct Primary Care” sounds too general and is not specific enough for those of us who have epilepsy. But for those who have “healthy” family members, it sounds like a real “find”.


FREE Prescription Drugs

March 17, 2017
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With drugs costs and insurance costs rising every day, it’s often difficult to get the meds you need. Below is a guide to no-cost or low-cost prescription programs. Pass the word along…


2017 Patient Recommendations for TOP Neurologists…Epileptologists… Neurosurgeons…and Pediatric Doctors

January 14, 2017
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Below is a compilation by website forum members who have had positive personal experiences with docs over the years.

This list is based on recommendations and, of course, is purely subjective. But it might be helpful for anyone looking for a good Neurologist…Epileptologist…Neurosurgeon…or Pediatric Doctor.


2017 Resolutions

December 31, 2016
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We all have them. Whether we keep them a secret to ourselves or proclaim them to the world.

I guess mine are now hardly secret.

But here I go, taking the plunge…

My resolutions for 2017:


Please Feel Free To Repost My Articles IF…

August 2, 2016
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I recently came across an article in an independent publication called “Weird Epilepsy Triggers”.

The article seemed awfully familiar to me at first — and then, sickeningly, I realized that the site had copied an Epilepsy Talk article.

Word for word…


Find it – with the “Tile”

June 5, 2016
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The Tile is a device that helps you locate misplaced objects using your smartphone in a way that is easy and intuitive.

This simple and sleek location tracking app can be used to help find any item you don’t want to misplace.

You can place small, affordable Tiles on wallets, purses, computers, luggage, etc., allowing them to communicate within the world’s largest lost and found network.


Epilepsy — Top Financial and Medical Assistance Programs

May 15, 2016
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With so many people at the end of their resources, we could all use a helping hand.

Below is my attempt to research viable resources for financial and medication aid…


Epilepsy College Scholarships

December 12, 2015
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When I first started this article, I thought I was whistling in the wind. But I was happily surprised. Epilepsy scholarships do exist!

Some foundations and businesses award thousands of dollars towards your college education, others provide a few hundred. But the sooner you apply, the better chances you’ll have of getting at least some kind of assistance with your college tuition.

For five good epilepsy scholarship sponsors click on: http://www.collegescholarships.org/health/epileptic-students.htm and you’re off to a really good start!


Epilepsy Bill Of Rights

November 5, 2015
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The Bill of Rights for People Living with Epilepsy was created for people living with epilepsy by people living with epilepsy and was spearheaded by The Epilepsy Foundation in conjunction with many concerned contributors.

If you don’t know about these rights, please read on…


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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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