About Epilepsy

October 6, 2020

What is an aura in epilepsy?

Many people experience an aura before seizures. What is an aura in epilepsy and what are the common aura seizure symptoms? Learn more in this article.

About Epilepsy
September 30, 2020

What are tonic clonic seizures?

Tonic clonic seizures are the most widely known type of epilepsy seizure. Learn what they are and find out about tonic clonic seizure treatment in the Epsy blog

About Epilepsy
September 4, 2020

Why Do People Get Epilepsy?

Did you know that 3.4 million people in the US have epilepsy? That makes it the 4th most prevalent neurological (brain) disorder in the country.

About Epilepsy
September 4, 2020

What is an EEG and what does it show?

An EEG is a test that can help find out if you have epilepsy (and other conditions). Read about the different types of EEG and what EEGs show.

About Epilepsy
September 1, 2020

What is the difference between generalized and focal seizures?

Has your doctor spoken to you about ‘generalized’ or ‘focal’ seizures? Physicians use these words to describe where in the brain a seizure started – but medical terms are often confusing!

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September 1, 2020

What happens in your brain during a seizure?

People experience seizures in many ways. Some lose control of their muscles and shake. Others may show no outward symptoms, but instead experience an unusual smell or taste. What is going on in our brain during a seizure?

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September 1, 2020

Is there a difference between refractory, uncontrolled, intractable and drug resistant epilepsy?

What do the terms refractory, uncontrolled, intractable and drug resistant epilepsy mean? Find out in the Epsy health blog.

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September 1, 2020

What are some common seizure triggers?

When you think back to your last few seizures, do you notice any patterns in how you felt or what you were doing before they happened?

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September 1, 2020

Facts about epilepsy myths

Have you ever been treated differently because of epilepsy? Sometimes people get scared when they see seizures - or they have heard false ideas about the condition.

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