Seizures by the numbers. So staggering to think 3/4 of those in developing countries don't receive treatment for their epilepsy. #epilepsy #awareness

Seizures by the numbers. So staggering to think 3/4 of those in developing countries don't receive treatment for their epilepsy. #epilepsy #awareness

Thoughts and prayers to Newton, Connecticut... This is a great resource to support children during media coverage of traumatic world events.- AboutKidsHealth

Thoughts and prayers to Newton, Connecticut... This is a great resource to support children during media coverage of traumatic world events.- AboutKidsHealth

What is Epilepsy?  Epilepsy may develop because of an abnormality in brain wiring, an imbalance of nerve signaling chemicals (neurotransmitters), or a combination of these factors. Causes of epilepsy may include head injuries, brain tumors, lead poisoning, certain genetic diseases and some infectious diseases. However, in more than half the patients with epilepsy, the cause is still unknown.

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy may develop because of an abnormality in brain wiring, an imbalance of nerve signaling chemicals (neurotransmitters), or a combination of these factors. Causes of epilepsy may include head injuries, brain tumors, lead poisoning, certain genetic diseases and some infectious diseases. However, in more than half the patients with epilepsy, the cause is still unknown.

This is exactly how I felt. I cried every night and felt so helpless when I looked into his eyes, but in the end the feelings of strength and love are incomparable to anything else in this world.

This is exactly how I felt. I cried every night and felt so helpless when I looked into his eyes, but in the end the feelings of strength and love are incomparable to anything else in this world.

Did you know seizures in dogs can be caused by a genetic predisposition?   Find out what are the causes, treatment and how you can prevent it:

Did you know seizures in dogs can be caused by a genetic predisposition? Find out what are the causes, treatment and how you can prevent it:

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine. Treatment locations and patient information.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine. Treatment locations and patient information.

What we find too often is that when a patient has symptoms that a diagnosis has not been made for, mitochondrial disorders often get invoked as a diagnosis. We frequently see patients labeled with a mitochondrial disease diagnosis who in fact have something else, whether it be a genetic syndrome, or another medical issue like celiac or Lyme disease.

What we find too often is that when a patient has symptoms that a diagnosis has not been made for, mitochondrial disorders often get invoked as a diagnosis. We frequently see patients labeled with a mitochondrial disease diagnosis who in fact have something else, whether it be a genetic syndrome, or another medical issue like celiac or Lyme disease.

Migraines and Epilepsy - Genetic Link Demonstrated - Migraine. A new journal article indicates that there is evidence for a shared genetic susceptibility to both Migraine and epilepsy.

Migraines and Epilepsy - Genetic Link Demonstrated - Migraine. A new journal article indicates that there is evidence for a shared genetic susceptibility to both Migraine and epilepsy.

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