This article is not for those with a weak stomach. Because Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is an ugly and sometimes deadly disease.
But if you are on Dilantin or Lamictal, I urge you to read this information.
What is epilepsytalk.com and who is that masked lady behind it?
Epilepsytalk.com is a website that I created after 35 years of being a copywriter. And decades of having epilepsy myself.
Neurosurgeons continue to explore the less invasive Gamma Knife radiosurgery for elimination of temporal lobe abnormalities and brain lesions.
The Gamma Knife itself has been around for quite a while, so there’s a history of its use. But its application specifically for this form of epilepsy hasn’t really been done before. Therefore, the purpose of recent research was to see if the advantages of this minimally invasive tool could provide an alternative to standard surgery…
Even though the cannabis plant has a long history of medicinal use, with evidence dating back to 2,737 BCE, it’s still a subject of hot controversy.
It appears to be a standing battle between politics and science.
The legality requires proof of medical marijuana’s effectiveness.
Reports of success are anecdotal.
Yet there are no funds for clinical trials and it remains on a back burner for further NIH funding and research.
(Wow. What a surprise!)
The Sacred Disease is a movie you can not afford to miss…
Motivated by lack of funding and awareness for epilepsy, this film covers the full spectrum of what it’s like to live with this neurological condition by following the lives of three individuals. The Sacred Disease displays an intimate portrayal of the complexities and daily difficulties faced by people with epilepsy.
People with epilepsy are more than twice as likely to develop migraine headaches as those without the disorder. In fact, research showed that more than 20 percent of people with epilepsy have migraines, compared to 11 percent of the general population.
In one epilepsy study, about 16% of those people who had migraines also experienced epileptic seizures before, during or after a migraine…
CURE announces a groundbreaking new focus on funding and collaboration in epilepsy research.
I just read an article that is downright scary…
MSG can be responsible for long term neurological damage. It’s been linked to diabetes, stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, stomach disorders, fatigue, depression, headaches and migraines, grand mal seizures, irregular or rapid heart beat, nausea and vomiting, numbness in the finger tips, autism, ADD/HD, Asthma-like symptoms, fibromyalgia type pain, disorientation and confusion, and degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s…