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Epilepsy and Memory Impairment

For many people living with epilepsy, memory impairments are an all-too-common reality.  They’re obvious barriers to a person’s general quality of life. But in terms of managing seizures, memory impairments also make it hard to track and recall how many seizures one had in the


The Story Behind #BigDataBeatEpilepsy

Our wearable seizure diary‘s campaign slogan is “Big Data Beat Epilepsy.” But what does a wearable have to do with big data?    Let’s start with the power of big data. The curation of large datasets of diverse but well-labeled data was the foundation of

Mental Health Disorders and Epilepsy

Mental health disorders are often a complicated conundrum for clinicians to diagnose and treat, especially when factoring in a coexisting neurological condition like epilepsy. Unfortunately, people with epilepsy have an increased risk of several mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—also known as

The Wonderful World of Seizure Diaries

Ask any person with epilepsy, and they’ll probably tell you that accurately tracking seizures is difficult. For one, life gets busy. For another, some common types of seizures can impair memory, making it difficult to remember exactly what happened. Oftentimes, it’s the caretaker spearheading seizure

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The Many Faces of Seizures

Imagine a seizure. What do you see? My guess is an assortment of frightening symptoms: violent shaking of the limbs, falling to the ground, eyes blank or even blood from the person biting their lips. But ask a person who experiences seizures due to epilepsy,