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  1. The Why and What of Epilepsy: A Book for Children and Teens by Roopal Karia, 2008-07-07
  2. Epilepsy (Special Educational Needs) by Gill Parkinson, Mike Johnson, 2006-06-19
  3. Epilepsy: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me) by Kathlyn Gay, 2007-11-09
  4. Living Well with Epilepsy by Robert J. Gumnit, 1997-06-10
  5. Epilepsy in Our Words: Personal Accounts of Living with Seizures (The Brainstorms Series)
  6. Epilepsy and other chronic convulsive diseases: their causes, symptoms, & treatment by W R. 1845-1915 Gowers, 2010-08-29
  7. Neuroimaging in Epilepsy
  8. Epilepsy: Mechanisms, Models, and Translational Perspectives (Neurological Disease and Therapy)
  9. Brainstorms: Epilepsy in Our Words : Personal Accounts of Living With Seizures (Brainstorms Series, 1)
  10. Epilepsy - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References by ICON Health Publications, 2004-03-03
  11. Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet (Nutrition and Health)
  12. Epilepsy Surgery by Hans Otto L├╝ders, Youssef G. Comair, 2001-01-15
  13. Epilepsy Surgery: Principles and Controversies (Neurological Disease and Therapy)
  14. Epilepsy and cerebral localization;: A study of the mechanism, treatment and prevention of epileptic seizures, by Wilder Penfield, 1941

121. EFNEF Homepage
Serves people affected by seizure disorders through direct client services, education, advocacy and research support.
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The 1st Annual
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at Adventure Landing in Jax Beach!
It was a race around the water track for valuable prizes,
including a FOUR DAY CRUISE FOR TWO!! Winners of the race were: Donna Walker , who won the cruise for two to the carribbean!! Betty Conor won second place, which was two tickets to a Jaguars game, in the Terrace Suite! David Henderson won third place, which was 4 Season Passes to Adventure Landing Water Park! There were many great raffle prizes given out as well, such as hotel stays, golf packages, dinners, and even fishing trips! If you missed it this year, remember us in 2005!! Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Florida 5209 San Jose Blvd. Suite 101 Jacksonville, Florida 32207 Fax (904) 730-2329 email: Information:

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Epilepsy support group EPILEPSY-L is an E-mail based support group ( discussion list ) for people with epilepsy and those who care about and for them. People with epilepsy (PwEs), parents of children with epilepsy, family and friends of PwEs, and health professionals who work with PwEs are all welcome to join. This forum is a great place to learn about epilepsy, share experiences, ask for opinions, and get advice on the situations facing you in regard to epilepsy. However, please remember that the people you meet here are speaking from their own experiences and they are not in any position to diagnose or treat your condition. Do not alter your treatment based on advice from anyone on this list, including health professionals, without checking with your physician first. This list is not affiliated with any medical or other organization. It is run by just "regular" people. L-Soft International provides the facilities to run the list through their EASE HOME service, but they have no other tie to the EPILEPSY-L list, and are not responsible for the content. Finally, there are people on this list of all ages (including minors), nationalities, faiths, and walks of life. Please show respect for cultural differences and try to find ways of expressing yourself without resorting to offensive language. If you are offended by something someone else said, please take it up with them personally, not with the whole list, unless it is relevant to epilepsy. (Usually, such "offenses" stem from cultural misunderstandings, not from any ill intentions on the part of the "offender").

123. Epilepsy Information, Support And Other Resources For UK Patients
The NHS Electronic Quality Information for Patients (Equip) project provides a directory of links with information for patients and carers.
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What is Epilepsy? The following links take you straight to pages of information about epilepsy. This information has been checked by doctors to ensure it is correct and appropriate for UK patients.
  • National Society for Epilepsy - the National Society for Epilepsy has information on all aspects of living with the condition Patient UK - information factsheets written by doctors on: a general introduction, could it be?, dealing with a seizure, living with epilepsy, partial seizures, tonic clonic seizures, treatments, childhood absence seizures.
Back to the top of this page Links to useful websites: The following links contain information about epilepsy. The information on these websites has not been checked by our doctors, but they are rated as good quality sites.

epilepsy PENARTH, A Support Group in WALES,for epilepsy Sufferers, Carers, and their families,Based in WALES, epilepsy PENARTH Help,Support, and friendship for
EPILEPSY PENARTH, A Support Group in WALES,for Epilepsy Sufferers, Carers, and their families,Based in WALES, EPILEPSY PENARTH Help,Support, and friendship for people with EPILEPSY, Come and join us in WALES EPILEPSY PENARTH,WALES,Support Group,Help and Support,HEALTH The link below is intended for Search engine spiders only Link to page containing navigation links

125. Enlighten - Tackling Epilepsy, Epilepsy Advice, Epilepsy Support, Edinburgh, Sco
Registered charity operating in Edinburgh to support people directly or indirectly affected by epilepsy. Includes details of their services, training and education activities.
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126. Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network
Seizures and epilepsy Frequently Asked Questions. About Us Mission and Vision Statements. Temporal Lobe epilepsy - Complex Partial Seizures.
Seizures and Epilepsy - Frequently Asked Questions About Us
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  • What is a seizure? "Grand Mal" - Primary Generalized, Tonic-Clonic Seizures "Temporal Lobe Epilepsy" - Complex Partial Seizures "Focal Fits" - Simple Partial Seizures ... Evaluate this monograph
  • What is a seizure? If someone has a seizure, does that mean they suffer from epilepsy? A seizure is a change in behavioral state which results from abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Given the right set of circumstances (e.g. - blow to the head, intoxication, high fever) anyone can experience a seizure. The occurrence of a seizure in the presence of some acute precipitating physiological disturbance does not mean that it will ever happen after the precipitating cause has resolved. When seizures recur without any obvious precipitant or cause, then a person may be considered to have epilepsy. What happens during a seizure?

    127. University Of Colorado Epilepsy Center - Neurology - Welcome
    Located in Denver, Colorado, serving the needs of patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders in Denver and the surrounding communities.
    University of Colorado Epilepsy Center Specialists in Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders, Aurora CO Located in Aurora, CO, the University of Colorado Epilepsy Center is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders in the Denver area. Our team of professionals includes EMG specialists, an epilepsy nurse specialist, neurologists, pharmacologists, neuropsychologist, and a neurosurgeon. At the University of Colorado Epilepsy Center, we specialize in the treatment of patients with seizure disorders, including intractable (difficult to control) epilepsy. Our services include an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit for the monitoring and diagnosis of patients with seizures. Additional services available to our patients include:
    • Vagus nerve stimulator
    • Invasive and noninvasive seizure monitoring
    • Lumbar punctures
    • Evoked potential (VER, BAER, SSEP) and
    • EEG (electroencephalogram)
    Our practice is affiliated with the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and the Epilepsy Surgery Support Group. Our neurologists have also received academic appointments at the University of Colorado, where they teach and conduct research to further our understanding of seizure disorders. University Of Colorado Epilepsy Center welcomes new patients and referrals. We hope that you will use this website to learn more about our practice and for information about epilepsy symptoms and the diagnostic and treatment options available. Please contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment. Thank you for visiting the University Of Colorado Epilepsy Center website.

    128. INDEX
    Provides support for people with epilepsy, promotes awareness, advocacy, and research into treatment and prevention. Features information about the organization, services and programs offered, volunteer opportunities, and epilepsy. Requires Java

    129. Wing-N-Wave Labradors Epilepsy Understanding Canine epilepsy. WHAT IS epilepsy? WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF epilepsy? There are three components of an epileptic seizure.
    Home What's New About Wing-N-Wave Purchasing a Labrador ... Canine Legislature Pamela A. Davol, 76 Mildred Avenue, Swansea, MA 02777-1620
    Understanding Canine Epilepsy
    Epilepsy is a symptom of an underlying neurologic dysfunction occurring within the brain. Toxic substances, metabolic or electrolyte abnormalities or imbalances cause an uncoordinated firing of the neurons located within the section of the brain known as the cerebrum. These episodes of uncoordinated firing manifest themselves in the form of convulsions or seizures in which the dog may experience mild tremors to severe thrashing movements. Epilepsy may occur secondary to many diseases such as distemper, brain tumors, liver or heart failure, diabetes, or as a result of exposure to toxic substances or trauma. However, "true" epilepsy as that which occurs in hereditary syndromes within certain breeds of dogs manifests as a symptom of primary neurologic dysfunction of which the cause is still unknown. As such, from a clinical standpoint, in cases of true epilepsy, only the symptom is treatable.

    epilepsy epilepsy (Last Updated 9Sep-2003 ). M. Berendt. Introduction epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in canines and felines.

    131. Home
    Dedicated to the prevention and cure of seizure disorders, the elevation of their effects, and the promotion of an optimal quality of life for people with epilepsy.
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    Epilepsy is one of the major health problems of our nation. More than 2.3 million Americans have epilepsy, yet it remains one of our most misunderstood and unknown health issues. About 181,000 new cases affecting people of all ages are diagnosed each year, resulting from head injury, stroke, prenatal illness, a variety of illnesses, and many other causes. The cause of epilepsy is unknown in over 70% of cases. About half of people with epilepsy have continuing seizures even with treatment. Many face problems in educational attainment, employment, transportation, and social interactions. The Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California is your local center providing services to families affected by epilepsy since 1953. We are dedicated to serving the nearly 90,000 people with epilepsy in our region and seek to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences and prevent, control and cure epilepsy.

    132. Epilepsy: Information From WebMD
    epilepsy Health Center. epilepsy is diagnosed in 125,000 Americans each year. New! A Parent s Guide to epilepsy Learn how to help your child.
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    Epilepsy is diagnosed in 125,000 Americans each year. Find in-depth information here on epilepsy seizures, symptoms, and treatments, including epilepsy drugs and surgery. Plus, find daily help in our online support group. Your Guide To Epilepsy Overview Exams and Tests Treatment Options NEW! ... Full Moon Doesn't Bring On Epilepsy Seizures Contrary to the belief of many, the full moon does not bring on epileptic seizures. Go To Article New! A Parent's Guide to Epilepsy Learn how to help your child We Knew You'd Want to Know High-Tech Treatments Using Breakthrough Technology SHARE your tips and concerns on the Epilepsy Message Board Ketogenic diet overview Get answers to your questions about ... pregnancy Find out what increases your risk for epilepsy Questions About Your Medication?

    133. Epilepsy Foundation Of Western/Central Pennyslvania
    EFWCP is dedicated to providing programs and services for the prevention, control, and community

    134. - Health - Awareness Campaigns - Epilepsy Week
    An annual national health campaign aimed at raising awareness of the condition. Information provided by the BBC.
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    Epilepsy Week 16-22 May 2004 What is Epilepsy Week? What is epilepsy? The facts Managing epilepsy ... Stephen's story What is Epilepsy Week? Epilepsy Week is an annual national health campaign aimed at raising awareness of the condition. What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a common brain disorder. The condition is characterised by re-occurring epileptic seizures. These seizures happen, primarily, as a result of a disturbance of brain functions. The facts
    • More than 300,000 people in the UK have epilepsy (1 in 200); 80 new cases are diagnosed in the UK every day. One person in 50 will develop epilepsy at some time in their life. 1 in 20 will have a single seizure. Epilepsy is diagnosed on the basis of two or more epileptic seizures. A seizure is triggered by a sudden interruption in the brain's highly complex electro-chemical activity. Epilepsy can develop at any age. However, it is diagnosed most often before the age of 20 and after the age of 60.

    135. Seizure Disorders In Childhood
    Causes of epilepsy in Childhood. The etiologies which underlie the development of epilepsy in childhood vary in an agedependent fashion.
      Seizure Disorders In Childhood
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        Loyola University Medical Center
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        Epilepsy represents the most common serious neurologic problem affecting children, with an overall incidence approaching 2% for febrile seizures and 1% for idiopathic epilepsy. Diagnosis is complicated by protean clinical manifestations which are age-dependent and differ substantially from adult seizure disorders. For example, infantile spasms may be misinterpreted as a simple startle reflex and absence (petit mal) seizures are sometimes attributed to inattention or attention deficit. Effective treatment depends largely on the physician's ability to establish an accurate diagnosis and choose appropriate therapy based on the likelihood of clinical benefit as well as potential side effects.
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    136. Mersey Region Epilepsy Association: Home
    An independent charity improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families across Merseyside and Cheshire. Details of services and social activities.
    Mersey Region Epilepsy Association
    based at The Glaxo Neurological Centre
    Norton Street, Liverpool L3 8LR
    Tel.: 0151 298 2666, Fax: 0151 298 2333
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    We are an independent charity working towards improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families across Merseyside and Cheshire. For over 40 years, we've been providing a free and confidential community service which aims to give support and information on a personal basis. Board of MREA
    President: Professor David Chadwick MD FRCP
    Vice Presidents: Ken Dodd OBE; Kay Hannah; James Rushworth OBE JP MA.
    Chair: David Renison LLB. Vice-chair/secretary: Peter Rogan MBE JP Treasurer: Derek Shanks ACIB. Links to other MREA pages: If you would like to know more about epilepsy

    137. Epilepsy - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
    epilepsy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. epilepsy epilepsy. See, for example, Joan of Arcadia. Famous people with epilepsy.
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    Epilepsy (sometimes referred to as a seizure disorder ) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures . The condition is named from the Greek epilepsia ("a taking hold of or seizing"), and has in the past been associated with religious experiences and even demonic possession Historically epilepsy was called the Sacred Disease because people thought that epileptic seizures were a form of attack by demons, and that the visions epileptics experienced were sent by the Gods Hippocrates remarked that epilepsy would be considered divine only until it was understood. Table of contents 1 Types of epileptic seizures 2 Causes 3 Treatment 4 Controversy ... edit
    Types of epileptic seizures
    Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain and their effects on behaviour. In terms of their pattern of activity, seizures may be described as either partial or generalised . Partial seizures only involve a localised part of the brain, whereas generalised seizures involve the entire cortex . The term 'secondary generalisation' may be used to describe a partial seizure that later spreads to the whole of the cortex and becomes generalised. Partial seizures may be further subdivided into simple and complex seizures. This refers to the effect of such a seizure on consciousness; simple seizures cause no interruption to consciousness (although they may cause sensory distortions or other sensations) whereas complex seizures interrupt consciousness. This does not necessarily mean that the person experiencing this sort of seizure will fall unconscious (like a faint). For example, complex partial seizures may involve the unconscious repetition of simple actions, gestures or verbal utterances.

    138. NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Information On Epilepsy Symptoms And Seizures
    The Center, located in New York, New York, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and neurological disorders.
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Welcome to the New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is currently the largest epilepsy program in the Eastern United States. The Center offers testing, evaluation, screening, treatment, drug trials, alternative therapies, and surgical intervention for children, adolescents, and adults with all forms of epilepsy.
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    139. Epilepsy And GABA
    Full size image available below. epilepsy and GABA. Years of research on the brain s message delivery system is paying off for patients with epilepsy.
    Login Directory Merchandise Contact Us ... Abstracts/Annual Meeting Publications Full size image available below Epilepsy and GABA Years of research on the brain's message delivery system is paying off for patients with epilepsy. Scientists discovered that abnormal levels of chemicals such as GABA unbalance the system and may cause a seizure. Now they are developing new treatments that promote harmony in the message delivery system and efficiently ward off seizures. When a chemical thunderstorm churns in the brain, messages normally delivered with precision from one cell to the next gush out of control. This flood of nerve cell chatter may trigger parts of your body to contract rapidly, your mouth to salivate, a feeling of "deja vu" and even a total blackout a seizure.
    For years scientists have been analyzing the brain's message delivery system in order to find ways to control seizures. People who experience repeated seizures suffer from epilepsy. This ailment is one of the most prevalent neurological disorders, afflicting approximately one percent of Americans about 2.5 million people. Seizures can occur in healthy children, adults and the elderly as well as those with other disorders such as a brain injury.
    Traditional medications are not successful for all patients and carry numerous side effects. Now after a 15-year drought, several new epilepsy drugs are close to approval in the United States. Many of these recent developments stem from the discovery of the chemical GABA (gamma-amino butyric acid) in 1950.

    140. Epilepsy Ontario - Home - Your Source For Information On Seizure Disorders, Medi
    Comprised of local chapters, associates and contacts throughout the province. Site includes descriptions of medications, first aid tips, list of events, newsletters, and location and contact details.
    Sections Epilepsy Ontario Contact EO The Organization Our Resource Centre Epilepsy NEWS What's New? 'Sharing' News Epilepsy Information About Epilepsy Seizures Medications First Aid ... WWW Links Get Involved Local Chapters Provincial Programs Funding Volunteer Opportunities ... Direct Donation Products Helmets Epilepsy Monitoring Systems Glad Cards Other ... Feedback
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