GENERAL INFORMATION

Epilepsy Ontario: Epilepsy Links and Other General Information.

Washington University Comprehensive Epilepsy Program: Epilepsy Links and Program Information.

Seizures and Epilepsy: Frequently Asked Questions, by: James A. Whitlock, Jr., MD.

FDA-Approved Implant: Can Reduce Epilepsy Seizures.

Medical College of Wisconsin: Neurology Department Staff Case Studies.

MediScene: MediScene is for patients, consumers, families, physicians, nurses, attorneys, business people - anyone interested in knowing about medicine. Information, pictures, videos and more are at your fingertips

Sleep Medicine Home Page: This home page lists resources regarding all aspects of sleep including, the physiology of sleep, clinical sleep medicine, sleep research, federal and state information, patient information, and business-related groups.

Study on Melatonin, Sleep Published: Scientists at the MIT Clinical Research Center have shown that tiny oral doses of melatonin can put people to sleep.

Treatment: In addition to traditional anti-epileptic medications, surgical techniques have been fine tuned to add greater benefit. New epilepsy medications are continually introduced and recent resurgence of the ketogenic diet is providing greater hope for the future.

Poetry As A Window: The Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital For people with neurological disorders, it can be incredibly frustrating trying to explain to other people what it's like in my mind.

A Prayer for Epileptics.   Created by Paulette L. Motzk and presented here.

Epilepsy Gene Found

Neuropsychology Central Forum: A www discussion group for neuropsychology and related issues.

Understanding Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain which takes the form of recurring seizures.

Managing Epilepsy: Initial diagnosis of epilepsy is often a period of intense activity, involving frequent visits to doctors, medical investigations and tests, decisions about appropriate treatment and fine tuning of medications.

Stress And Epilepsy: For people with epilepsy there may be additional stresses associated with their condition.

Epilepsy And Older People: Understandably, growing old with a diagnosis of epilepsy can pose additional challenges.

Epilepsy And Employment: This page has been produced to answer those questions most commonly asked by jobseekers with epilepsy, and to outline the basic steps in developing an effective jobsearch strategy.

Causes Of Epilepsy In Different Age Groups: A graphic table. uses

The Virtual Hospital: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa.

The Legal Rights Of Persons With Epilepsy: Information on ordering the book.

Disabilities Informer: Assistive technology and disability related information. (Site relocated in 2001, link no longer points direct to "Disabilities Informer".)

Prescription For Health: Library of videos for sale.

General Information: Lots of links, including associations and legal resources.

Petit Mal Seizure: A brain disorder involving temporary disturbance of brain function caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain nerve cells, characterized by abrupt, short-term lack of conscious activity.

Internet Resources Database: Search offline...., update with new information online or via e-mail. Internet Resources Database, the ultimate guide to all Internet Resources for your PC

This page is intended to provide the basic information about epilepsy and seizure disorders to the general public.

Understanding Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain which takes the form of recurring seizures.

General Information and FAQ: Washington University, St. Louis.

Epilepsy (Diseases): Galaxy- The Professional's Guide to a World of Information, links and a search engine.

Epilepsy Lifestyle Issues: Each person experiences epilepsy in quite a different way depending on the type, frequency and predictability of their seizures.

Epilepsy- Montreal Neurological Institute: The Montreal Neurological Institute is an institute dedicated to the study of the brain and of the nervous system.

Washington University Comprehensive Epilepsy Program: Washington University at St. Louis

 

Epilepsy-National Institute of Neurological Disorders: Introduction to the excitement of neuroscience research in the Decade of the Brain and background information about the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

FDA Works to Ease Epilepsy Patients' Fears: WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is trying to reassure epilepsy patients that a popular drug investigated for quality fluctuations is safe to use - because the concerns are more legal than medical.

If You Have Epilepsy That Is Difficult To Control: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, Ohio

Med Help General Library: Mercy Health System (MHS) is the seventh largest not-for-profit health system in the U.S. and the largest in Ohio.

The Resident's Electronic Handbook: Technical Information Including the Glasgow Coma Scale

Epileptic Seizure: A seizure is the result of increased or excessive activity of a portion of the brain. This activity causes the exaggerated production of a body function which is produced by that particular area of the brain.

Stress and Epilepsy: For people with epilepsy there may be additional stresses associated with their condition.

 

This page last updated 9th Oct 2000.