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Common Epilepsy Triggers

November 11, 2017
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Epilepsy affects each person differently. Below is a guide to some common seizure triggers. You may not feel or notice anything in particular.

Or you may have triggers which are not mentioned here. Keeping a seizure diary is the most effective way of keeping track of what triggers your seizures.


Epileptic Synesthesia: What Is It?

October 3, 2017
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A friend of mine with TLE, told me he had synesthesia and I didn’t have a clue what he was talking about.

And so, I set to find out exactly what this mysterious sounding condition was…


Charlie Rose: The Brain Series

July 9, 2012
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Presented here is a roundtable of the finest minds in science, co-hosted by Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel. Together, Charlie Rose and Eric Kandel interview brain researchers, scientists and doctors, talking about different subjects of the brain. Among them are scientific discoveries, advances in technology and cutting-edge treatments.

However, these thirteen episodes, also go much deeper. They discuss perception, consciousness, free will, decision-making, cognition, creativity, morality, emotion and memory.


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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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