Epilepsy in Canada

Originally posted on www.canada.ca Epilepsy is a brain disorder that produces abnormal bursts of electrical activity in the brain. If uncontrolled, it results in recurrent seizures that vary in: Frequency: Less than 1 per year to many per day Form: Different symptoms and signs Duration: A few seconds to a few minutes or longer Canadians living with epilepsy can experienceContinue reading “Epilepsy in Canada”

‘I had a seizure on a first date’ reveals woman diagnosed with brain tumour at 26

Originally published in http://metro.co.uk A woman diagnosed with epilepsy caused by a tumour growing on her brain is refusing to let it take over her life – even when it means having a seizure on a first date. Rosalie Marsden has just started a video series online in a bid to help others understand the difficultiesContinue reading “‘I had a seizure on a first date’ reveals woman diagnosed with brain tumour at 26”

Can Anxiety Cause Seizures and Do Seizures Cause Anxiety?

Originally posted at www.calmclinic.com Anxiety – especially panic attacks and severe anxiety reactions – overwhelm the brain. They can cause severe physical and emotional responses, and in some cases it may feel as though your brain is firing on all ends. One of the worries that people have is that their anxiety is causing a seizure.Continue reading “Can Anxiety Cause Seizures and Do Seizures Cause Anxiety?”