Parents for Children of Epilepsy

To increase awareness of epilepsy in children, invite all your friends to join. -Epilepsy and seizures affect almost 3 million Americans of all ages, at an estimated annual cost of $15.5 billion in direct and indirect costs. -Approximately 200,000 new cases…Read More

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Unlike some other medical conditions, epilepsy has no identifiable or consistent "triggers" which can bring on a seizure. However, some environmental and internal factors that may initiate seizures in a susceptible person include: * alcohol * strong…Read More

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A balanced diet may be the most important factor in seizure management. A diet high in Protein and very low in Carbohydrates can cause Ketone production. Carbohydrates turn into glucose when digested in the body. Did you know that Glucose is absorbed in the…Read More

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Did you know...? The highest group of suicide victims are young boys/men who suffer from epilepsy due to low self-esteem from lack of social involvement. You can stop this by inviting a child over to play with yours or if you don't have children by…Read More
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