epilepsy

Seizure First Aid

By |April 29th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

80 seizures a day to none

By |April 29th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Ultrasound treatment for Epilepsy

By |January 31st, 2019|Family|0 Comments

In a first-in-world clinical trial, researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are studying how well focused ultrasound surgery works in adults with a specific type of epilepsy whose seizures are not controlled by medication.

Up to 10 adults with the “medically refractory lobe focal onset” type of epilepsy will be enrolled in this study. The technique […]

Just how many seizures is he having, we’ll find out.

By |January 30th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

You live with someone who has seizures you are always on the look out for the next one. In Dusty’s case we never know if he is sitting there having one don’t realize know it. We have been trying to figure out just how many seizures he is having so that the doctors can […]

Originally posted 2014-10-28 21:19:24.

There is a reason we are here, just not sure yet why.

By |January 10th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why you go through certain things in your life? Why you may suffer from events, diseases, or whatever you have gone through? Yeah, me too. As I have reached my fourth decade of life I look back and take accountability of the things that have gotten me here. I look […]

Originally posted 2014-05-01 16:47:33.

Wireless pacemaker

By |January 7th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

In order to find new and better ways to treat neurological diseases, scientists have created a wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ that monitors brain’s activity and stimulates electric currents simultaneously.

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have created a device called WAND that works like a ‘pacemaker for the brain’, as they call it. The […]

Seizures and what you did or did not know

By |December 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

My son had his first seizure at two weeks old. The foster parent called it ”tremors”. He was diagnosed within his first two years after extensive testing. They could not figure out what all was wrong. Between him getting so sick so often and the seizures we frequented Duke Hospital in Durham NC. He […]

Originally posted 2014-04-15 22:05:01.

Nightwatch

By |December 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

The high-tech armband that could prevent night-time epilepsy deaths

The gadget, called NightWatch, could reduce the number of lives lost to SUDEPStands for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, which usually occurs at night Around 600,000 people in the UK have epilepsy — that’s around 1 in 103 people

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6481301/Would-wear-arm-band-prevent-night-time-epilepsy-deaths.

The beginning of the toxic relationship

By |December 13th, 2018|Family|6 Comments

It was 1992, I was working at Pizza Hut as a waitress and living with a couple who took me in. I met her after committing myself to a mental hospital after being raped by an ex-boyfriends uncle who I thought I could trust. He kept me locked up in the bedroom for weeks. […]

Originally posted 2014-03-18 20:58:28.

An invitation to our lives

By |December 11th, 2018|Family|4 Comments

So here it is. The start, the beginning. Although I am a bit unsure how to do this so bear with me. I have been told on several occasions that I ought to ”write a book” about our lives. I am not beyond sharing our story I just don’t want the ”wrong” attention. You […]

Originally posted 2014-03-18 17:34:02.

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