Interesting Articles
Bella's backyard shrine
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by Leticia Velasquez
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For days, Bella and Gabbi were up to something. They were in the woods, working on a surprise for me, a top secret project. They left to get wood chips, and came back dragging no less than six huge bags of chips. I had my suspicisions, but the result far surpassed my gu... Read More
Epilepsy in Childhood
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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Currently affects more than 300,000 children under the age of 14. May be time limited or long term. Early recognition and treatment are keys to the best possible outcome. May be associated with serious, difficult-to-treat syndromes, including infantile spasms, Lennox-Ga... Read More
Seizure Medicines
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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Detailed Seizure Medicine InformationThe following drugs are currently approved and marketed for certain kinds of epilepsy in certain countries.Click on the drug name for detailed information on each medicine. Banzel Carbamazepine Carbatrol Clobazam Clonazepam Depakene ... Read More
Epilepsy and Labor
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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Many women with epilepsy worry that they will have a seizure during labor. This is an understandable fear. As your pregnancy progresses, your metabolism changes. By the time you are nine months pregnant, the blood volume in your body is 50 greater than it was before you... Read More
Epilepsy Drugs Safe for Pregnancy
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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Which epilepsy drug should you take Unfortunately, there is no clear answer. There are no antiseizure drugs that are completely without risk of causing birth defects. But some antiseizure medications appear to be more dangerous for a developing baby than others, and you... Read More
Women, Pregnancy, and Epilepsy
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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If you have epilepsy and you are thinking about getting pregnant, you probably have some important questions. Is it safe for me to get pregnant Will having epilepsy make it harder for me to conceive If I do get pregnant, how will I manage my seizures while I'm expecting... Read More
Coping and support - Epilepsy
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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Uncontrolled seizures and their effect on your life may at times feel overwhelming or lead to depression. It's important not to let epilepsy constrain you. You can still live an active, social life. To help cope Educate yourself and your friends and family about epileps... Read More
Surgery and therapies for epilepsy
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by robert mckee
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SurgerySurgery is most commonly done when tests show that your seizures originate in a small, well-defined area of your brain that doesn't interfere with vital functions like speech, language or hearing. In these types of surgeries, your doctor removes the area of the b... Read More
It's About Choice
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by Scott Spann
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Mortality. Not anyones favorite subject and one most people simply ignore. But when youve skirted the hands of the dark angel, its impossible to turn your back and forget its inevitable presence. Immediately after my accident that led to a spinal cord injury SCI, I tast... Read More
Skip the Mirror
Friday, September 3rd, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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New thought about training skip the mirror. In gyms where mirrors are on almost every wall, in an environment where almost everyone is there to improve their looks...is that even possible Well, it's certainly tough, I grant you, but I think it's for the best. Here are a... Read More
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