First Aid for Seizures

First Aid for Seizures

Seizures are unpredictable and can happen to anyone, anywhere. First aid for seizures is learning to identify possible seizure behavior and how to react appropriately to keep the person safe. Knowing how to recognize seizures and appropriately respond to them can help save a life. 

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What Are Absence Seizures?

What Are Absence Seizures?

An absence seizure is a type of generalized onset seizure, beginning in both sides of the brain simultaneously. Children make up the majority of absence seizure diagnoses and usually outgrow them. However, these seizures can sometimes continue into adulthood. 

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What Are Seizure Dogs?

What Are Seizure Dogs?

Service dogs are becoming more prevalent as we learn more about the positive impact that assistive animals can have on people with disabilities. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is a working animal that is “individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability”, which includes epilepsy.

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Four Types of EEGs

Four Types of EEGs

EEGs – or electroencephalograms – are used to diagnose many neurological conditions. Depending on the condition, your health care provider may order one of four different types of EEGs.

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