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Pregnancy and Epilepsy

10.29.2009 · Posted in Pregnancy Articles

In addition to meeting with the doctor to discuss any change and medicines are the steps to be taken before and during pregnancy in order to ensure that they are in great health ...

The right nutrients for people with epilepsy

04.27.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Certain nutritional deficiencies may be particularly associated with epilepsy, and, in people with a low seizure threshold, may make epilepsy worse. While true deficiencies are rare, it may well be that improving your diet generally will make you feel better. ...

Life with a new baby for women with epilepsy

04.26.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

After all the expectancy and preparation, your baby has finally arrived, and, like any parent, you may be overwhelmed by the reality of this tiny new person in your life. Give yourself time to get over the massive impact of nine months of pregnancy followed by birth on your body. ...

Tests and checks during pregnancy when you suffer from epilepsy

04.26.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Make sure your obstetrician and midwife are aware you have epilepsy as, although you will have a named midwife, you will not always see the same person for antenatal care. You will probably have more scans than the routine number, but, basically, the main tests and checks in pregnancy are as follows. ...

What is partial (focal) seizures

04.25.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Partial seizures as the name implies start from a part of the brain, though they may also spread throughout the whole brain, becoming a secondary generalized seizure. Partial seizures may involve changes in awareness, movement or feeling, and, depending on whether awareness is affected, may be further subdivided into simple and complex. ...

How to deal with employers’ objection when you have epilepsy

04.25.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Once the major hurdle of getting the job is over, and you are safely ensconced in a work routine, there are other challenges to consider, such as making sure you are given your share of the stimulating tasks, not just the dogsbody work, and being promoted to the limits of your ability. ...

What to do in the event of a Seizure ?

04.21.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

People may withdraw because they are afraid that you will not know what to do if a person has a seizure. This is natural. It can be very disturbing to witness convulsive tonic-clonic seizures, even for the nurses they see every day. However, knowing what to do if a crisis is a great practical way ...

Medication and Treatment of Epilepsy

04.18.2009 · Posted in Health Articles

Drugs may work well for many people with epilepsy, which allows them to lead full and normal life. Other drugs less easy to find, either because of side effects, or simply because it does not work. Although many drugs have a time to be effective, the truth is that up to 20-30 percent of people ...