Epilepsy Talk

Anger and Epilepsy: WHY ME?

June 24, 2017
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Suddenly, you’re feeling edgy. Lashing out at loved ones for no reason at all. It’s not anybody’s fault. It’s that old familiar enemy. Epilepsy. Again.

Why me? Why now? It’s not fair.


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Anger and Epilepsy: WHY ME?

May 18, 2017
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Suddenly, you’re feeling edgy. Lashing out at loved ones for no reason at all. It’s not anybody’s fault. It’s that old familiar enemy. Epilepsy. Again.

Why me? Why now? It’s not fair.


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Embrace — A Seizure Smartwatch With Style

April 6, 2017
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Embrace makes it very easy to monitor physiological stress, sleep and physical activity.

You can check your entire day in a glance in a way that is easy to understand.

If you push yourself too much, the Embrace will gently remind you with a vibration that you need some time to recover. You can customize it to suit your behavior and needs.


Top-Rated Seizure Monitors

July 17, 2012
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Peace of mind. A good night’s sleep. Safety and assurance.

Although these seizure monitors can’t make any guarantees, they can go a long way towards detecting danger. And maybe even saving a life.

Here are the most prominent models…


What is the worst accident that has happened to you because of a seizure?

June 22, 2012
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My chief problem is falling down. Yes, I walk into walls, drop things, etc. But falling down has resulted in countless concussions and a broken foot. (Just got the cast removed. Hooray!)

What about YOU?


How Music Soothes Your Seizures

June 30, 2010
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Music is food for the soul, the mind and the body. Great music, when carefully selected, can change our moods, energize us, calm us, improve our mental focus, lift us up spiritually, and help us become more healthy.

Not surprisingly, music has also been found to have a profoundly positive effect on people with epilepsy. In fact, one research study even found that when patients are treated with music therapy as well as conventional anti-seizure meds, as many as eighty percent of seizures were reduced by seventy five percent!


Epilepsy First Aid

September 8, 2009
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Here are a few tips you can pass on to others on how to respond to a seizure.


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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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