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Humour as a Coping Skill
The expression “laughter is the best medicine,” is quite applicable for many people with epilepsy. Laughter and humour have several types of positive therapeutic effects. Below are some insights that Randy Perkins shared in his article Learning…
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Issues that Men with Epilepsy May Face
Men with epilepsy experience issues that are unique to their gender. These can be quite complex. They can vary with age, seizure type, severity, and overall health and lifestyle factors. This article will look at…
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Epilepsy in Women - Gender Makes a Difference!
We know that different people experience epilepsy differently. This is especially true between different genders. On April 29th, 2014 we hosted a lecture about issues that women with epilepsy face. Dr. Tiffany Townsend (a neurologist…
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Photo Contest Winners
To help celebrate Purple Day we held a photo contest. Below are the winning photos. These photos incorporated the colour purple in fun, creative, inspiring, and beautiful ways. Congratulations to all the winners!   Category: Best Creative…
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Purple Day: A Day to Raise Epilepsy Awareness
To help celebrate Purple Day we held a photo contest. Below are the winning photos. These photos incorporated the colour purple in fun, creative, inspiring, and beautiful ways. Congratulations to all the winners! What is Purple Day?…
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An Overview and Review of the Sleep-Safe Pillow
One of the difficulties with having epilepsy is that if the seizures are not controlled, they can happen anytime and anywhere. This can lead to serious injuries. There are some devices available to protect someone…
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