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Home She Slays National Epilepsy Day: Fatima Sana Shaikh opens up about her struggle with epilepsy, says she has learnt to “live around it” SHE SLAYS National Epilepsy Day: Fatima Sana Shaikh opens up about her struggle with epilepsy, says she has learnt to “live around it”

Home She Slays National Epilepsy Day: Fatima Sana Shaikh opens up about her struggle with epilepsy, says she has learnt to “live around it” SHE SLAYS National Epilepsy Day: Fatima Sana Shaikh opens up about her struggle with epilepsy, says she has learnt to “live around it”

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affect your day-to-day life. Fatima Sana Shaikh recently opened up about her struggle with it. Being in the limelight comes with its own set of challenges, one of them being stigmatization. However, many celebrities have come...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Jingle, Mingle, Tree Festival   Join us for Holiday Family Fun and Tree Festival Presented by Seacoast Bank, Apopka Saturday, December 3, 2022 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM   Beautiful Decorated Trees and Wreaths for Silent Auction, Raffles, Food, Sounds of the Season,...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 3

Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 3

Health and Safety Concerns Are there special concerns for women who have epilepsy? Women who have epilepsy face special challenges. Hormonal changes can cause some women with epilepsy to have more seizures during their period. For women with epilepsy, there are also...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 2

Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 2

Preventing and Managing Epilepsy How can I prevent epilepsy? Sometimes we can prevent epilepsy. These are some of the most common ways to reduce your risk of developing epilepsy: Have a healthy pregnancy. Some problems during pregnancy and childbirth may lead to...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 1

Frequently Asked Questions About Epilepsy – Part 1

Epilepsy Basics What is epilepsy? What is a seizure? Epilepsy, which is sometimes called a seizure disorder, is a disorder of the brain. A person is diagnosed with epilepsy when they have had two or more seizures. A seizure is a short change in normal brain activity....

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Atonic Seizures

Atonic Seizures

Overview A seizure happens when electrical activity in the brain surges suddenly. Atonic seizures are a type of seizure that causes sudden loss of muscle strength. These seizures are also called akinetic seizures, drop attacks or drop seizures. The sudden lack of...

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What is VNS Therapy® and how does it work?

What is VNS Therapy® and how does it work?

VNS Therapy® is a neuromodulation treatment designed for people with drug-resistant epilepsy 4 years of age and older with partial onset seizures. It can safely lead to fewer and shorter seizures and better recovery after seizures. Drug-Resistant Epilepsy Medication...

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Epilepsy: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment And Prognosis

Epilepsy: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment And Prognosis

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can affect people of all ages. The distinguishing feature of this disease is the recurrence of convulsive seizures to which the patient falls prey Information passes from the brain to the nerves via neurons (nerve cells) and...

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Absence Seizures

Absence Seizures

Absence seizures involve brief, sudden lapses of consciousness. They're more common in children than in adults. Someone having an absence seizure may look like he or she is staring blankly into space for a few seconds. Then, there is a quick return to a normal level...

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