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Tag: EPILEPSY

“GIVING TUESDAY” FOR EPILEPSY

The Epilepsy Institute of NC is a nonprofit organization.  A physician there sees patients that can not afford office visits and can not afford the epilepsy medication.  The office barely broke even last year.  She, Dr. Dean, needs… Read More

EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH

Every disease, celebration, or movement has an awareness month and its own colored ribbon.  Purple is the color for epilepsy.  Congress declared November as National Epilepsy Awareness Month in 2003. I have had epilepsy for over twenty years…. Read More

EPILEPSY INSTITUTE YEARLY DOG SHOW

On October 8, 2016 the yearly dog show occurred during the hurricane.  The Winston-Salem Fire Department, 4 dog owners and their dogs, our support group and the office attended.  While the show was cancelled due to the weather,… Read More

SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death due To Epilepsy) AWARENESS DAY

October 23rd is Sudden Unexpected Death due to Epilepsy Awareness Day. (SUDEP) Epilepsy can be a cause of death.  SUDEP is the leading cause of death in patients with epilepsy!  More than 1 out of 1,000 people with… Read More

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND EPILEPSY

We always correlate traumatic brain injury with war veterans, car wrecks, etc.   A Neurology Community member on Google+ posted an article from the HUFF POST. Changing A Common Belief About Brain Injury http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sandra-bond-chapman/changing-a-common-belief-_b_7588400.html I blog about my life… Read More

3D EPILEPSY MEDICINE

I was skeptical when I read that one of the epilepsy medicines I take is being made now by a 3D printer.  That’s ridiculous!  After knowing personally the difference between brand name medication and generic medication.  How can… Read More

NO GENERIC EPILEPSY MEDS FOR ME

If your doctor says brand name medication on the prescription, then why are patients made to take generic medication?  I know that generic medication is cheaper.  Drug stores want to save money so that they can make money…. Read More

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