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Epilepsy and the Holiday Blues
Some of us might have felt the “Holiday Blues” at some point, which is when, around the holiday season, we start to have negative changes in our mood, lower energy and a feeling of moodiness.…
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November 11th is Remembrance Day – The Importance of Care for Veterans with Epilepsy
November 11th is Remembrance Day, which is a day where everyone pays their respects to remember those who have died in warfare. Remembrance Day is an important time to remember all those who gave their…
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Staying Safe with Epilepsy on Halloween!
Halloween is coming up soon and many people are excited to carve pumpkins, put on fun costumes and go trick-or-treating. However, if you have epilepsy, Halloween can sometimes be challenging and maybe even a little…
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Information on the new SenTiva VNS Device
VNS (Vagus Nerve Stimulation) Therapy is a treatment option for people living with epilepsy which involves implanting a device similar to a pacemaker under a patient’s skin. The implant stimulates the vagus nerve, helping control…
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Canadian Federal Election on October 21st!
The 2019 Canadian federal election is fast approaching this Monday October 21st and it is very important for all of us to get out there and vote. However, sometimes it can be hard to decide…
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Information on the Access RDSP Program
The BC Epilepsy Society would like to draw attention to an excellent program by our friends over at Disability Alliance BC (DABC). DABC's Access RDSP program provides help to people with disabilities with the Registered…
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