Epilepsy Talk

Ode to a Doctor’s Visit…

June 22, 2017
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They forget that we live 365 days or 8,760 hours a year with our illness…

We see them for four 30 minute visits or 2 hours in that year while we’re struggling…


Anti-Epilepsy Drugs Lose Effectiveness Over Time…

March 2, 2017
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It may be the dose prescribed…the type of epilepsy you have…even something as simple as your age or weight. But research shows that, over time, the effectiveness of your anti-epilepsy drug may decline.


The SmartWatch — A New Type of Seizure Monitor!

November 10, 2013
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Imagine a wristwatch-style device that could help allay your major fear. That a dreaded seizure could happen without anybody knowing, no hope of help.

Welcome the The SmartWatch — a motion detecting and alerting wristwatch that can detect seizures and alert caregivers within seven to 10 seconds!


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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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