Epilepsy Talk

Vagus Nerve Stimulation — The Secret Is In Your Breathing!

May 26, 2023
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Several components contribute to the profound influence of deep breathing upon the nervous system.

Deep breathing improves VNS results!

7 secrets for relaxation…

April 3, 2023

Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and under water? Frazzled to the max?

You’re certainly in good company!

The challenges and demands of day-to-day life are overwhelming. Not to mention the triggers and seizures that can be a consequence.

So what can we do about it?

Breathing your stress away…

August 8, 2022

A little while ago, when I went to my doc, I told him I felt like I was jumping out of my skin. I’m already maxed out on meds, so he suggested breathing exercises as a complimentary addition to my regimen.

I’ve started them and already, I feel better!

Some Stress and Anxiety Solutions… 

March 17, 2022

Sometimes my hands shake so much, I look like I’m leading a symphony. (Without a baton.) Legs too, I have to sit down.

Maybe you panic before a test, the very fear of having a seizure, social rejection, job anxieties, debt, fear of failure, an anticipated argument, holidays, fear of flying.

Or the daunting prospect of being alone without any support system. Or even death itself.

There are probably as many kinds of stress and panic attacks as there are those of us who suffer from them.

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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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