Epilepsy Talk

Medication Reminders You Won’t Forget

April 6, 2014
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When I was on vacation, I was so relaxed that I kept on forgetting to take my meds. More than once. So when I got home (when I was less relaxed), I looked into some things that might help.

Because, let’s face it. We all forget to take our meds. One time or another. No matter what we have to take or when we have to take them. No matter how hard we try. Or what we have to take and when.

Since I have to take several pills at different times a day, I put them in places where I’d have to fall over them to forget. I wish I could say it’s fool-proof, but I’d be lying.

So here are some possible solutions…


Celebrate November Epilepsy Awareness Month!

October 19, 2011
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Celebrate November Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Go to Dr. Oz’s website where it says “Ask Dr. Oz a question” and make YOUR case for EPILEPSY!

Dr. Oz is well-known and respected world-wide. He also has an open ear. What we need to do is all participate repeatedly in his “Ask Dr. Oz” http://www.doctoroz.com/ask


Ask Dr. Oz a Question and Make YOUR Case for EPILEPSY!

November 4, 2010
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Dr. Oz is well-known and respected world-wide. He also has an open ear. What we need to do is all participate repeatedly in his “Ask Dr. Oz” http://www.doctoroz.com/ask

You can write about how epilepsy affects over 3 million Americans of all ages – more than Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, and Parkinson’s Disease combined.

In America, Epilepsy is as common as Breast Cancer, and takes as many lives.

Yet, epilepsy gets very little funding. If you take Autism, Parkinson’s, MS, Alzheimer’s per patient: They get $200-$400 per person in research. Epilepsy research gets about $35 per patient.


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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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