epilepsy

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|3 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.

Drug Resistant Epilepsy

By |November 10th, 2018|Family|1 Comment

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-10-11/what-are-the-treatment-options-for-drug-resistant-epilepsy

The fight against a virus

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

As we all have seen in the news the zika virus has spread across many states in the US. To my knowledge there has only been a few confirmed positive with the virus. Since the virus itself has varying symptoms and affects on each individual I needed to find a way to try and […]

Originally posted 2016-05-31 20:51:51.

Epilepsy: ‘I’m not daydreaming Miss, I’m having a seizure’ – BBC News

By |November 8th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

https://www.bbc.com/news/education-46099603

Time to try a new therapy

By |November 4th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

For several weeks now I have been waiting on the insurance approvals for this device to be implanted in Dusty in order to hopefully achieve a reduction of his overall seizure activity. Whether it works or not remains to be seen but all the research and people who have used it show at least […]

Originally posted 2016-03-22 22:35:44.

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