Service dog costs should be compensated for people with epilepsy, autism, petition says

As seen in https://www.cbc.ca/ Cindy Martel depends on her black labrador, Jimmy, every day.  The nine-year-old service dog has the ability to sense when Martel, who has epilepsy, is about to have a seizure. The pup barks before each seizure, giving her enough notice to find somewhere safe to lie down and rest her head.Continue reading “Service dog costs should be compensated for people with epilepsy, autism, petition says”

Possible explanation of how an epileptic seizure spreads through the brain

As seen in https://medicalxpress.com In some forms of epilepsy, the function of certain “brake cells” in the brain is presumed to be disrupted. This may be one of the reasons why the electrical malfunction is able to spread from the point of origin across large parts of the brain. A current study by the UniversityContinue reading “Possible explanation of how an epileptic seizure spreads through the brain”

Epilepsy… It's Complicated

As seen on https://www.cureepilepsy.org/ ” Among the public – and even among some medical professionals – the complexities of epilepsy are frequently underappreciated. But those within the epilepsy community know this condition is very complicated in diagnosis, cause, impact, and treatment. In this episode of Seizing Life, we chat with Dr. Charles Marcuccilli about whyContinue reading “Epilepsy… It's Complicated”

Boy three took Paw-Patrol toy truck for help after father suffered seizure

As seen in https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ‘Daddy was poorly’: Brave boy, three, climbed onto his Paw Patrol toy truck and trundled a quarter of a mile down a busy A-Road in search of help when his epileptic father suffered a seizure. When his father fell ill, three-year-old Stefan Snowden knew he had to fetch help. So the determinedContinue reading “Boy three took Paw-Patrol toy truck for help after father suffered seizure”

High school football player sitting out with injury saves girl having seizure

As seen on https://www.mlive.com FRANKFORT, MI — Seth Migda, a 17-year-old senior at Charlevoix High School was forced to sit out Friday night’s football game against Frankfort High School due to an injury. Because of that, he was filming the game for his team when he noticed a young girl in attendance was having aContinue reading “High school football player sitting out with injury saves girl having seizure”