November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Epilepsy Awareness Month is sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation, a national advocacy group dedicated to informing the public of the condition. College students are trying to raise awareness of epilepsy and uncover the myths surrounding it. “Epilepsy is a disorder of inappropriate firing of neurons in the brain. While a seizure can happen in […]

Everyday Health TV – Show airing October 22/11 on Seizure Dogs

Hi everyone, There is a great program coming up you should all watch. Everyday Health has a new TV series that profiles ordinary people who overcome extraordinary obstacles and who are helping others lead healthier,happier lives.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download See how these four-legged helpers can impact the lives of epilepsy patients, […]

Incredible Chocolate Ketogenic Brownies

I recently came across this recipe for Ketogenic Brownies! YUM – I sure wish we had these when Adam was on the diet. ÂEnjoy, but we sure to get this measured properly by your dietician! Incredible Chocolate Ketogenic Brownies This is a soft, cake-like brownie that is mildly sweet. After baking, cut brownies into 10 […]

The Story of Trevor Park – Using the Andrews-Reiter Approach

I have been dealing with my epilepsy ever since I was 13. I started getting grand mal seizures lasting anywhere from 30 seconds to a few minutes. I would black out, and the seizures would leave me confused, sore and usually lying on the ground. Having seizures changed my outlook on life. I realized: stepping […]

Epilepsy Conference Toronto: Andrew-Reiter Treatment Discussed

Epilepsy Conference Toronto – October 14, 15th, 2011 The conference is sponsored by John Park & Ellen Novack. We are sponsoring this conference in the hope that this treatment, the Andrews-Reiter approach, will reach other patients and parents, so they will not have to go through what we experienced for the first 13 years of […]

Helping Parents Cope With Stress

Everyday stress is a given for parents. You won’t have to think too hard to find something that brings on some degree of stress whether it’s financial, work related, being disorganized or worrying about a family member or friend. There are different levels of stress. More severe stress can lead to more serious issues such […]

Food Allergies DO Cause Seizures!

Added with permission:inFOLIO Research Group The Story of Bauer – a 2 yr old with Severe Food Allergies My son has had seizures and I have connected them with food allergies! He has now been seizure free for 5-6 months. I wish I could go back to that first allergist and tell him…”you may have […]

Expressions of Courage® Art Contest for People with Epilepsy Now Accepting Entries

Expressions of Courage, a national contest for people with epilepsy, will be open for entries through Aug. 28. The contest helps showcase the talent and inspiration of people across BlueHost优惠码 the country living with epilepsy. A panel of epilepsy advocates, art industry representatives and healthcare experts will serve as contest judges and will announce the […]

Helmets for Hope – New PSA for Epilepsy

Dear Friends, Today kicks off the Helmets for Hope Campaign. The campaign is intended to bring awareness of severe forms of epilepsy, bluehost particularly those affected by atonic seizures, also known as drop attack seizures. The campaign and Gala, scheduled for November 5th in New York is co-hosted by The American Epilepsy Outreach Foundation is […]

Newsweek Magazine Shows Real Effects of Epilepsy

Finally, a thorough article outlining the complexities and dangers of having epilepsy. The April 20th edition of Newsweek magazine did a front page story on “The Mystery of Epilepsy – Why we must find a cure”. Great to see this kind of recognition from a major publisher. 13 Full pages have been dedicated to the […]