Alternatives to Ketogenic Diet: What Foods Help Epilepsy?

Although a Ketogenic diet can help improve epilepsy in your children, some parents may not want to alter their lifestyle in such a profound way. Various foods can be enjoyed that reduce these episodes without having to develop a strict method of eating. Perhaps your child is visiting a location where a Ketogenic meal is […]

Are You Feeling Scared, Lonely, or Helpless?

If so, let me share with you viable solutions that will provide you with hope for the future. 20 years ago I gave birth to my son who by the age of 4 was experiencing a staggering 200 to 300 seizures per day! I was initially at a loss and after numerous failed drug attempts, […]

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 […]

A Parents Guide for Epilepsy

As a parent of an epileptic child, it is necessary that you understand this disorder, its causes, and various treatment options available to you. Given below is a compilation of the most frequently asked questions regarding epilepsy in young children? What is epilepsy? Epilepsy or seizure disorder is a neurological disorder affecting the nervous system. […]

Newly Diagnosed?

Mother Uses Ketogenic Diet and Neurotherapy to Help Son Become Seizure Free and Escape from Autistic Rituals Having a child with epilepsy and autism has been the biggest challenge of my life. I have a great story to share with other parents because despite the daily difficulties we faced, after 6 failed

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, […]

Medicating Your Child’s Epilepsy or Autism is NOT Always the Best or Only Choice (Audio)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Most parents seeking treatment for their epileptic or autistic children have found their choices in treating their child’s epilepsy are quite limited, if given any choice at all. Specialists often present the treatment of medication as the ONLY method of treatment, and parents might even feel […]

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 […]

Following a Mom and Son on Their Incredible Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet (Audio)

The Ketogenic diet- now gaining popularity and recognition for seizure control and for even curing epilepsy- is an effective and increasingly used treatment in children. Although it is being respected for its effectiveness, it is often offered to parents as a last resort, only after medications and even surgeries fail. This episode of the Epilepsy […]

Hollywood Producer Unveils the Ketogenic Diet as an Effective Treatment (Audio)

Even the famous are not immune to the harsh reality of epilepsy. This was the case with Jim Abrahams, producer of hit comedy movies such as Airplane, Hot Shots, and The Naked Gun. It is not his Hollywood success that Abrahams states as his biggest accomplishment, but rather his pro-active approach in curing his son’s […]