Epilepsy Talk

Other Voices — Other Lives

November 6, 2017
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“There were times I asked myself,
‘Is life really worth living?’
Suicide, now there’s a thought,
But would God be forgiving?”


Laser Surgery — Breakthrough Epilepsy Treatment!

August 7, 2017
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Revolutionary laser surgery — a safer, less invasive alternative to brain surgery as we know it — has slowly been achieving success with brain tumor patients.

Instead of the more traditional craniotomy, in which a bone flap is removed from the skull, neurosurgeons are using MRI-guided laser technology to destroy lesions in hard-to-access regions of the brain.


Keppra – A New Breakthrough

March 13, 2016
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Recently, the FDA approved the very first 3D-printed medication.

3D printing has taken the world by storm, and although it may sound like science fiction, it’s here to stay.

And the pharmaceutical industry is getting in on this innovative technology.


What’s been your greatest success?

April 15, 2013
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For me, it’s living…


Biofeedback — Retrain Your Brain

June 25, 2011
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Since the 1970’s, researchers have demonstrated in over 50 controlled studies that a special form of brain wave biofeedback – now called “neurofeedback”– safely and effectively trains the brain to stabilize its activity. The treatment has been used successfully with all types of seizure disorders. Often the effects are permanent.


Cheers for Charlie!

March 5, 2011
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A Story of Hope

“If this letter helps just one person, it will be worth the months of indecision and silence of our media.”

Charles Peterson, East Quogue


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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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