With Epilepsy Treatment, The Goal Is To Keep Kids Seizure-Free
Purple Day - March 26th
Medical marijuana helps stem 6-year-old's seizures
Additional Dietary Measures May Help Children with Epilepsy - "Researchers with Johns Hopkins Children’s Center have found that periodic fasting may help either in tandem or as an alternative to the ketogenic diet plan."
Adding "calm down" genes to hyperactive brain cells has completely cured rats of epilepsy for the first time, say UK researchers.
'Calm down' genes treat epilepsy
What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy may develop because of an abnormality in brain wiring, an imbalance of nerve signaling chemicals (neurotransmitters), or a combination of these factors. Causes of epilepsy may include head injuries, brain tumors, lead poisoning, certain genetic diseases and some infectious diseases. However, in more than half the patients with epilepsy, the cause is still unknown.
"What is Epilepsy?"
Jackson's Journey - A happy and sweet 9 year old boy, Jackson loves jumping on his trampoline, navigating the iPad, playing with his siblings, and of course his passion is trains. Jackson is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, epilepsy (ESES), autism and SPD.
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This looks promising! Simple wrist sensors let neurologists collect better data about patients with epilepsy — and could alert patients that they need to seek medical care.
Gauging seizures’ severity
Treating Epileptic Seizures in Kids by the Clock: Neurologist Develops Individualized Plans for Patients Who Don't Respond to Conventional Drug Therapies
Treating Epileptic Seizures in Kids by the Clock
Sirena Doty, age 11, recently battled a rare epilepsy syndrome called electrical status epilepticus during slow sleep syndrome (ESES). Sirena is one of less than one percent of children with epilepsy to have ESES and to also receive life-altering brain surgery.