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epilepsy

Patient Story

Haylie’s mystery, solved

The Schneider family faced profound questions about their daughter’s developmental differences. Advances in genetic testing finally revealed answers.

Patient Story

He’s ‘just doing amazing’

Under a neurologist’s watchful eye, the ketogenic diet puts food in the role of medicine for a preschooler with epilepsy.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

Medication will be used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy.

Patient Story

‘It changed my whole world’

After suffering years of debilitating seizures, a mother finds hope in a team of doctors and regains life after brain surgery.

Busting epilepsy myths

A doctor sets the record straight on 5 common misconceptions about this neurological condition.

Patient Story

‘I was brave’

Diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago, 6-year-old Maci Nichols now enjoys life free of seizures and medication.

Dietitian weighs in on the keto diet

'I wouldn’t recommend the ketogenic diet for weight loss,' expert warns.

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

Patient Story

‘The most perfect little guy’

Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.

‘Silent’ seizures tied to Alzheimer’s symptoms

Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease.

Patient Story

‘We stand together fighting epilepsy’

Skyler Moomey, 15, is battling convulsive seizures. And winning.

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