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Feb

28

Sleep Safety

You can minimize your risk of injury during seizures that occur while you are sleeping. These suggestions—using a baby monitor and an anti-suffocation pillow—can help keep you safe while you snooze.

 

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Feb

23

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Seizures?

Dr. Paul Garcia, an epileptologist and professor at the University of California, San Francisco, says he often hears one question from his patients: What are the long-term effects of seizures? Unfortunately, that question doesn’t have a simple answer.

 

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Feb

21

Family Consequences

Life with epilepsy isn’t just hard on those who have it; it’s difficult for those who love them too. “It’s heartbreaking to have a daughter with epilepsy,” Lisa says. Share these families’ stories to help promote understanding.

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Feb

16

Partial Onset Seizures

Everyone’s experience is different with Partial Onset Seizure.  Here’s a glimpse of what it’s like to live with them.

 

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