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Give us the answer to Neurofibromatosis by nilynaiman Posted Sun 19 Oct 2008 8:18am Neurofibromatosis 1 week ago Neurofibromatosis is a genetically-transmitted disease in which nerve tissue grows tumors (e.g. neurofibromas) that may be harmless or may cause serious damage by compressing nerves and other tissues. The disorder affects all neural crest cells (Schwann cells, melanocytes, endoneurial fibroblasts). Cellular eleme ... Read on »
Bee Buzz: National Epilepsy Awareness Month by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 18 Nov 2011 6:28am Yes, November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. While it is sad that this is a condition that must be recognized... awareness is essential for individuals to understand and recognize the possibilities. Epilepsy, though it greatly affects those with hydranencephaly or other neurological conditions, does not discriminate and could happen to a ... Read on »
That Scary "S" Word by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 6:53pm I'm just going to go ahead and brag a bit, I feel pretty optimistic (possibly a tad over-optimistic) yet very realistic, that I have a good grasp on what to expect as the mommy of a 'lil miracle man living with hydranencephaly! Ok, that said...let me also admit one crucial aspect that just scares the buh-jesus outta me for one reason or another.. ... Read on »
Brain Tales: Stacy's Story of Epilepsy and Neurofeedback by Dr. Karen S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:17am I received an email the other day from Bernard Ertl, the creator and moderator of theCoping with Epilepsywebsite and forum. When I had a chance to visit his site and read about the experiences he and his wife, Stacy, have had with neurofeedback, I knew I wanted them to share some of their story with my readers. I often get requests from folks ... Read on »
Seriously?! Epilepsy?! by Alyson Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 12:00am I wrote this post on Wednesday, December 23, but it's taken me some time to get up the nerve to publish this post because of the life-changing implications and complications. I finally made the decision to make this post public because I made a commitment to share all my health-related experiences when I started this blog. Today my husband ... Read on »
Dog Epilepsy by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 7:35am Signs and Symptoms Canine epilepsy is a brain disorder that is, unfortunately, quite common. While not all seizures that dogs experience are caused by epilepsy, this disorder is characterized by recurrent, periodic seizures that can occur with or without convulsions. When these episodes occur, they can be extremely frightening an ... Read on »
Epilepsy and Remission by Annie Facebook Posted Fri 09 Nov 2012 12:51pm For those of us who have Epilepsy we know the disease can go into remission. People who don’t have epilepsy, don’t know that this disease can go into remission. Surprising as it may be, it can and has for some of us. Let me explain: As a toddler of three years of age, I had a seizure; that was diagnosed as a febrile seizure (high fever), a ... Read on »
Social Security Disability Insurance Information by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am This is the information I received from the guest speakers yesterday at the support group meeting. They are aware that I am posting this information and ask if anyone reading this has any questions to give them a call, even if you are not local, they still may be able to help you or give you the name of someone who can. I scanned this in to my co ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Epilepsy by Medical Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Epilepsy: Aggression Agitation Anger Changed hearing Continuous sequence of seizures Convulsions Grand mal seizures Hallucinations Localized muscle spasm Loss of consciousness Mood changes Muscle pain Muscle spasms Muscle tremor No loss of consc ... Read on »
Snowdrop: Epilepsy by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:09pm This is a comprehensive article which describes epilepsy Link: Snowdrop: Epilepsy . What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is the tendency of specific brain-cells to misfire. There are three distinctions of epilepsy to bear in mind in understanding this problem. The first distinction is that an epileptic episode is either partial or generalis ... Read on »