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Top Seizure Apps For Smartphones…

August 2, 2015
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A recent study published in the International Journal of Epilepsy has found that certain smartphone apps might aid those with epilepsy.

These apps include seizure diaries as well as medication trackers with reminders to take the next pill.

Apps are available to answer any question patients with epilepsy might have and to remind doctors about drug interactions to watch out for.

Most of them are free of charge.


Epilepsy and Autism

October 6, 2013
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The features of autism are often subtle and difficult to define.

But roughly one-third of individuals with the disorder have one symptom that’s almost impossible to miss: seizures.


Epilepsy and Anesthesia

August 4, 2013
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Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) cause unique considerations for patients with epilepsy because skipping, or even delaying a single dose, can result in seizures.

Strategies for avoiding or minimizing skipped doses are paramount in the care of patients with epilepsy.


Epilepsy and Melatonin – Yes? No? Or Maybe So?

November 19, 2012
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Most of us are familiar with Melatonin and it’s purpose: To help you sleep. Or at least to help you get to sleep. In fact, Melatonin is one of the most commonly used supplements in the United States. (Lots of sleepless people out there!)


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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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