July, 2011

Charity Challenge Awards the EACF $23,000!

Charity Challenge Awards the EACF $23,000!

Wow! We want to thank Charity Challenge and Wayne Densch – Budweiser for their continuted support. Today we received a wonderful donation of $23,000. Special thanks to Lee Constantine and John Williams for your support of EACF, our programs and people affected by epilepsy. This gift can help us provide any of the following or […]

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Featured Blog: Brandy Parker’s Finding a cure….

Featured Blog: Brandy Parker’s Finding a cure….

This is a great article about the quest for the cure, written by Brandy Parker.  This article was originally found on My Epilepsy Story, and posted Friday, July 29, 2011. The EpilepsyU staff loved the story and asked Brandy on twitter if we could share her expose´. Finding a cure…. There has been much discussion lately […]

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Overview of seizure-alert dogs

Overview of seizure-alert dogs

 Natalie Elwer, Columbus Dogs Examiner – July 8, 2011 Disclaimer: Seizure-Alert Dogs are only known to detect epileptic seizures.  For a guide to epilepsy, please visit The Epilepsy Foundation.Seizure-Alert Dogs are service dogs trained to warn their owners of an oncoming seizure.  Dogs alert of a seizureby circling, pawing, barking, or other similar behaviors.  During a […]

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Epilepsy Services in Orlando Florida

Epilepsy Services in Orlando Florida

If you need epilepsy help in Florida, please contact the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida. The EACF offers epilepsy services in Orlando, Florida. The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy and seizure disorders throughout Central Florida. Not only does EACF provide services for those with epilepsy and seizure disorders, but we also offer many programs and opportunities for your office, community, or church group to learn more about epilepsy. The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida is a non-profit organization in Orlando providing epilepsy services, epilepsy support, epilepsy treatment, and epilepsy...

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Sudden Death Risk of Epilepsy

Sudden Death Risk of Epilepsy

July 5, 2011 — People with epilepsy who are otherwise healthy are known to have a risk of unexplained sudden death that is more than 20 times higher than the general population. Doctors call it sudden unexpected death in epilepsy or SUDEP. However, that risk may be reduced by a variety of precautions, a new […]

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