Everything you need to know about Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

17th April 2018

There are a variety of treatments for epilepsy, the effectiveness of each one varies from person to person. Many people with epilepsy are able to control their seizures using conventional medication, however, for others it may not be possible. When this happens it may become necessary to seek complementary forms of treatment, one of which…

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Can cannabinoid oils be used to treat seizures for people with epilepsy?

1st March 2018

There has been much debate lately about the use of cannabinoid oils and their use in controlling seizures. Various studies have documented how effective it could be as a treatment for seizures and there is growing interest in its uses for controlling seizures for people with epilepsy.  What are cannabinoid oils? Medical cannabinoid oils are…

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The ketogenic diet and its effect on children with epilepsy

5th February 2018

A ketogenic diet is a treatment option for children who have epilepsy that is often used when seizures cannot be reduced or stopped completely through the use of epilepsy medication. It’s often used for epilepsy that is hard to control with anti-convulsive medication. There are still some aspects of the treatment that are unknown or…

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Category: Treatments