Epilepsy Talk

Rewiring the Brain with Cell Transplantation

August 9, 2017
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Cell transplantation is an emerging approach for treating drug resistant epilepsy.

Regenerative medicine such as this, is a relatively “simple” process in that stem cells are often cultured from the patient’s own tissue, then processed and transfused back into the body.


Epilepsy: Art Therapy

March 14, 2015
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A paintbrush is a powerful communication tool for experiences that are hard to explain in words.

It helps and allows your mind to wander without any restriction. The mixture of colors and the strokes define the inner feeling you want to express.

Your art is the extension of who you are, what you want and where you want to be. Your masterpiece, no matter how you made it, is priceless…


Medical Marijuana — It’s Here To Stay

December 1, 2013
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Let’s face it. The time has come.

Even the FDA has opened its eyes with new clinical trials. Although the AMA chooses to keep their heads in the sand. For now.

It used to be popular to debate the merits and dangers of medical marijuana. For example, it could lead to addiction. Like cocaine. (Oh please!)

But now, there’s clinically proven scientific proof, with more to come…


Epilepsy — Preventing Depression — Project UPLIFT

December 18, 2012
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It’s called Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favorable Thoughts). And eureka! It doesn’t include meds…

What’s more, this new study has proven successful in the prevention of depression in people diagnosed with epilepsy…


Three Anti-Seizure Diets That Could Change Your Life…

October 4, 2009
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Just when you feel that all is lost, and you’re about to give up on your meds, there is another option. (In fact, there are three!)

They may not beat your epilepsy (although some people say they do!) but they can help reduce your seizures and the amounts of medication needed…


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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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