I was thinking this morning, are there some realistic New Year’s resolutions that I actually might adhere to? And, can I make sure they not only benefit and define me, but are also epilepsy issues I care so deeply about?
In nearly 8 years of my living with Epilepsy, my husband has never really spoken at length to anyone who walks in his shoes. His wife lives with a chronic neurological condition called Epilepsy and he is healthy.
We speak so often about our battles…those of us who live with Epilepsy. How often do we stop to realize the challenges our caregivers face?
Allegedly, a driver with Epilepsy in the Seattle area has been charged with vehicular homicide after slamming his vehicle at 70-mph into the rear of a vehicle at a traffic light, killing the man inside. No one will confirm if the driver was having a seizure at the time, but he DOES have a history of various traffic accidents.
Paulette George is a wife, mother and author. She penned the book, Good Morning Beautiful, about her daughter Christina’s journey with Epilepsy and Autism. Suffering more than 100 seizures each day, Paulette and her husband eventually discovered the Ketogenic Diet and they began implementing the diet for Christina. Brainthunders spoke to her.
A neurologist in Detroit is accused of misdiagnosing hundreds of children…telling them they had Epilepsy. It turns out, they don’t. He prescribed medication for virtually all of them, brutal and terrifying anti-seizure medications.
Regarding the aolhealth.com post last week, I heard from SO many readers, both new and old…and your compliments were very encouraging, not to mention, welcome! I also received lots of advice, questions and words of encouragement. It’s why I’m doing what I’m doing with this blog!
I was contacted a couple of weeks ago by a writer for aolhealth.com. As I always say…any and all times we have the opportunity to talk about Epilepsy, it’s a good thing!
In a new study, researchers found an increased risk of suicide, attempted suicide or “self-harm” only among current users of certain newer medications that had previously been linked to a risk of depression.
Epilepsy Advocate and Healthy Women have launched a new campaign to focus on women living with Epilepsy.