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The Potential Benefits of a Seizure Service Dog
Service and therapy animals are gaining prevalence in society, and it is only natural for those living with epilepsy to wonder if they could benefit from a service animal.  Service dogs for epilepsy, or Seizure…
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An Athlete's Courage: A Story of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Recovery
Rich O’Brien is an adaptive golf instructor who works with advanced and disabled golfers, using golf as therapy.  Rich has over 30 years of experience, but he also has his own harrowing narrative about traumatic…
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Considerations for Caregivers to Children with Epilepsy
In our previous blog post, our focus was caregivers to those living with epilepsy, and in this article, we continue the discussion by looking at a special caregiver relationship: the parent of a child with…
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The Health and Role of the Caregiver
If you are a caregiver for someone with epilepsy, you know that the role requires many skills and can be both rewarding and never ending.  Caregivers may be partners, parents, children, siblings, relatives or friends…
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Epilepsy in Older Adults
Onset of epilepsy is common in older adults.  In fact, in seniors over 65, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder after migraine, dementia and stroke.  It is more likely to develop in later…
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Music and Epilepsy
New study results from researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center suggest that listening to music may help to reduce the risk of seizures in people with epilepsy. The researchers took electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of…
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