TYPES OF SEIZURES

ABSENCE SEIZURES

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An absence seizure causes a short period of “blanking out” or staring into space. Like other kinds of seizures, they are caused by abnormal activity in a person’s […]

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PURPLE

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Purple is something other that a favorite color.  Just like pink stands for breast cancer awareness.  Purple stands for epilepsy awareness. March 26th was WORLDWIDE EPILEPSY EPILEPSY AWARENESS […]

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STILL MORE TO LEARN ABOUT EPILEPSY AND EEO

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The occupation I chose before my epilepsy (complex partial petit mals) started was Ultrasound.  The job included overtime, carrying a beeper, and knowing you were going to be […]

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DR. DEAN HAS A HEART OF GOLD

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Dr. Dean is the co-founder and current Director of Epilepsy Institute of North Carolina since 1991.  She completed an MS degree in biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh […]

TYPES OF SEIZURES

ATONIC SEIZURES

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What is “atonic”? Atonic means without tone. Normal tension in a muscle is tone.  In atonic seizures, a person’s head may nod, they may drop what they are […]

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ME

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EPILEPSY DOESN’T DISCRIMINATE!!   Every Year 200,000 People Are Diagnosed With Epilepsy. Epilepsy Affects More People Than Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, And Muscular Dystrophy.  Epilepsy Affects […]