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Epilepsy

Created:   7/21/2009
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Healing Tails: Service and therapy dogs can transform the lives of people with neurologic conditions such as epilepsy, autism, and multiple sclerosis. Dog owners and other experts...

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Jesse's World: Ten years after their son died from sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, actors Chris and Marianne Cooper continue to fight for the education rights of kids with...

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ProtectYour Pregnancy: Certain neurologic conditions are treated with drugs that may be dangerous or inappropriate for women of reproductive age. We asked experts about the risks...

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Eat to Beat Seizures: The high-fat ketogenic diet can help stop seizures in hard-to-treat epilepsy. Doctors and dietitians explain how it works and how it is implemented.

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You Ask. We Answer: How can families and friends of someone with epilepsy distinguish between a seizure that requires an emergency room visit and one that does not?

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The Bunny Slope: The author's epilepsy diagnosis ultimately strengthens her marriage and makes her a safer skier.

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The Dating Game: Finding a date is always daunting. When you have a neurologic condition, it can be overwhelming. We sought advice from people who've been there to help you...

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Demystifying a ‘Curse’: A new documentary explores the stigma of epilepsy in Bhutan and how doctors are combating it.

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Seizure Decisions: After an unprovoked seizure, patients are often left wondering what's next. A new guideline from a panel of epilepsy experts tries to answer that question.

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Save My Bangs: Before getting brain surgery to stop her seizures, a patient makes a special request.

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Weed Backers: Many patients and advocacy groups want medical marijuana legalized in all 50 states. Physicians want more solid research. Today, both are getting their way.

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Readers Like Me: We asked 10 subscribers who have been with Neurology Now for 10 years to share their stories. Here's what they told us.

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Turn Staring Into Caring: The stigma of a neurologic disorder can be stressful—and can make symptoms worse. Patients and doctors teach us how to turn negative reactions into...

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Independence Day: How to prepare a child with a neurologic condition for life on their own.

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A Pipeline for Hope: Cracking the genetic code of childhood epilepsy.

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Neurology Then and Now: How our understanding of five common neurologic conditions has changed in 30 years.

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The Keys to Safety: How neurologic conditions affect driving.

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Quick Tips: Summer Safety

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A Mother's Love

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Epilepsy: The Editor Responds

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Epilepsy

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Neurology News: Having Their Say: Patient Bloggers

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This Way In: Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy

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Epilepsy With Valor

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Ask the Experts: Epilepsy

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Raising His Voice: Actor John O'Hurley honors his sister's memory by raising awareness of epilepsy.

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This Way In: New Research Into Epilepsy

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Hope for Moms With Epilepsy

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Resources: Free Patient Guidebook and DVD on Epilepsy

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Advocacy: BRAIN Initiative Brings Resources and Challenges

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This Way In: Making Newer Antiepileptic Drugs Available to Children.

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Ask the Experts: Epilepsy

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Letter: Epilepsy

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Going Mobile: Smartphones and other mobile devices can provide real‐time information and assistance for people with neurologic problems

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Quick Tips: What to Do If Someone Near You Is Having a Seizure

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Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: This rare disorder is a call to arms for doctors and patients to control seizures.

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Speak Up: Keeping the Faith

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Pictures of You

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Quick Tips: Epilepsy, Menstruation, and Ovulation

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Of Mice and Humans

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Art Contest: Expressions of Courage—Art by People with Epilepsy

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Dear Seizure Diary

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Rolle With It

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It's Electric!: Vagus nerve stimulation may improve uncontrolled epileptic seizures

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Eating Well for Epilepsy

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Epilepsy

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Epilepsy

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Psychogenic Non‐Epileptic Seizures

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The Seizures No One Wants to Talk About

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Driving advice for people with epilepsy, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, and their families.

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Women and Epilepsy

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Epilepsy

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Exercising with epilepsy

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Epilepsy Drugs and IQ

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