Memory: Subjective Complaints Actual Objective Deficits in Epilepsy

By:  Lance Fogan, M.D. Lance Fogan, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School  of Medicine at UCLA. His hard-hitting emotional family medical drama, “DINGS, is  told from a mother’s point of view. “DINGS” is his first novel. Aside from acclamation  on internet bookstore sites, U.S. Report of Books, and the Hollywood […]

Alzheimer’s Disease and Epilepsy

By:  Lance Fogan, M.D. Lance Fogan, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School  of Medicine at UCLA. His hard-hitting emotional family medical drama, “DINGS, is  told from a mother’s point of view. “DINGS” is his first novel. Aside from acclamation  on internet bookstore sites, U.S. Report of Books, and the Hollywood […]

The Gamma Knife is Focused Radiation to Treat Epilepsy Without Surgery

By:  Lance Fogan, M.D. Lance Fogan, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School  of Medicine at UCLA. His hard-hitting emotional family medical drama, “DINGS, is  told from a mother’s point of view. “DINGS” is his first novel. Aside from acclamation  on internet bookstore sites, U.S. Report of Books, and the Hollywood […]

Epilepsy Emergency Considerations

By:  John Paisley A Glance in the ER In an emergency situation, distinguishing between epileptic seizures and nonepileptic seizures poses a significant challenge for healthcare personnel (Lehn et al., 2021). Patients in the pre-ictal stage (warning signs a seizure may occur are present) are able to aid healthcare staff in obtaining important medical information necessary […]

Seizure Monitoring Devices

By:  Marae Laws What Are Seizure Monitoring Devices? A Seizure monitor, also known as a Seizure Alert or Seizure Detect, is an electronic device that detects seizures in those with conditions such as epilepsy. Once detected, the device will alert a caretaker, medical staff, or an ambulance to your location. Why Are Seizure Monitors Used? […]

Weekly Epileptic Seizures Reduced by Medical Cannabis

By:  Lance Fogan, M.D. Lance Fogan, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His hard-hitting emotional family medical drama, “DINGS, is told from a mother’s point of view. “DINGS” is his first novel. Aside from acclamation on internet bookstore sites, U.S. Report of Books, and the Hollywood […]

Brain Changes in Post-Traumatic Seizures

By:  Angelica Velez Brain Changes in Post-Traumatic Seizures What are Post-Traumatic Seizures? Brain injuries occur when neurons are harmed or destroyed. These injuries are considered traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) when the harm comes from external physical trauma (Montalvo, 2014). TBI is the third most common cause of epilepsy, and over 50% of people with severe […]

Life Expectancy Varies by Epilepsy Type

By:  Lance Fogan, M.D. Lance Fogan, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His hard-hitting emotional family medical drama, “DINGS, is told from a mother’s point of view. “DINGS” is his first novel. Aside from acclamation on internet bookstore sites, U.S. Report of Books, and the Hollywood […]

Buying Life Insurance with Epilepsy (4 things you need to know)

By:  Ben Bendall Reassured is an insurance company based in the United Kingdom. The purpose of this article is to educate individuals with epilepsy on the steps of applying for life insurance. If you have any questions, please contact https://www.reassured.co.uk/contact-us/. Life insurance is an important product to secure in anyone’s life, especially if you have […]