The Eight Levels of Head Injury Recovery Explained

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

This article is about clarifying the eight levels of recovery in non-clinical terms and its purpose. The purpose for identifying the levels of recovery is to give an idea as to how far the person has progressed in recovery, which changes the way in which their rehabilitation process is approached

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Epilepsy and Insurance

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

This article is about how epilepsy affects insurance, from application to premiums and making claims.

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Epilepsy and Head Injury

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

This article is about how head injuries, concussion and epilepsy are related.

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Ketogenic Dietary Therapies

Monday, 14 November 2016

This article is about the Ketogenic diet and how it works to treat epilepsy. The Ketogenic diet is a medical dietary treatment for epilepsy and some metabolic disorders. It is prescribed by a physician, usually a neurologist. A suitably trained registered dietitian is required to be part of the medical team overseeing the therapy. The high fat, adequate protein, low carbohydrate diet can reduce seizures dramatically, and for some, stop them completely. Learn more here:

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Epilepsy and Social Services

Thursday, 10 November 2016

This article is about what social services are available to those who live with epilepsy. There are systems out there that can help with supporting those with epilepsy and their families, you have to explore every avenue to get what you need.

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Epilepsy and Memory

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

This issue is about the effects of epilepsy on memory and how to work around the barriers these struggles with memory can create.

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Safety around the home.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

This article is about how you help to reduce injuries and accidents caused by seizures. It is not necessary to put bubble wrap on every hard surface, it simply requires some thought and awareness

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Epilepsy- Sports and Leisure

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

This article is about sports, leisure activities and enjoying an active and healthy lifestyle. With the necessary precautions and awareness, there is little that people with epilepsy need to avoid

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How to Communicate With Health Professionals

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

This issue is about not if but HOW we communicate. We recognize that communication can be more or less effective depending upon several factors...

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Stress and Epilepsy

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

It is a given that we live in a stressful society. The pressure put on us daily by financial survival, our jobs, education, travelling from point A to point B in cities where you can spend large amounts of time stuck in traffic jams, fulfilling our responsibilities to name just a few. All of it adds up, and our response to it is, over time, to become overloaded and stressed out. For people with epilepsy, there are extra stresses that may be present involved with their condition. Issues such as having to take medicine regularly with the consequence of a seizure if they miss a dose, uncertainty about when a seizure will occur, struggles with employment, struggles with driver licensing or the inability to ever get a license, having to rely on others, again are just a few

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