Epilepsy Talk

NEW migraine relief!

August 19, 2022
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“Migraines are debilitating, and they can be quite difficult to treat. But patients shouldn’t lose hope,” Dr. Ozudogru said.

When she sees a new patient with migraines, she reassures them: “I’m not going to give up,” she says.

“We’ll keep trying.”

And today, there are more treatment options than ever to choose from…


Epilepsy & Migraines — Kissing Cousins

May 7, 2022
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A strong relationship between migraines and epilepsy has long been suspected.

But now it is fact, according to extensive research cited by Steven Karceski, MD in Practical Neurology Magazine.


Seizure Provoking Conditions…

December 19, 2021
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Few of these conditions will cause epilepsy itself…but many can lead to seizures. So consider this a definition of the possibilities…


Epilepsy Related Conditions

July 29, 2020
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In chronic conditions, such as epilepsy, the coexistence of more than one illness in a patient is the rule rather than the exception…

Men and women with epilepsy have a two-to five-fold increase in the occurrence of conditions, such as migraine, cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disorders. Along with gastrointestinal disorders, pulmonary disorders, dementia, chronic fatigue, mood disorders, anxiety, and personality disorders.

The type and prevalence of conditions is largely age dependent. 

For example, among epilepsy patients, asthma is common among the young, while cardiovascular diseases and stroke are prevalent in older individuals—but both occur more frequently than in the general population.

Below is a sampling of some of the conditions which are related (but not necessarily caused) by epilepsy…


Weird Epilepsy Triggers

March 27, 2020
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Here’s a list of uncommon epilepsy triggers you may have experienced or know about.

Feel free to add to this list of the weird and the unknown…


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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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