Category Archives: For Physicians

March 1st is the 1st Annual International Women with Epilepsy Day! Today is International Women with Epilepsy Day! ย This has been a vision of mine for several years to have a day devoted to EMPOWER Women and Girls Living with Epilepsy in EVERY corner of the world and it is so exciting to see the […]

Women with Frontal Lobe Epilepsy Most Likely to Have More Seizures While Pregnant   In a new finding, 53 percent of women with frontal lobe epilepsy, in which the seizures begin in the front of the brain, experience more frequent seizures during pregnancy, suggests a study that was presented at the American Epilepsy Society Annual […]

How Social Stigma Affects Quality of Healthcare in Latinx Community Introduction Epilepsy is a historically misunderstood disease. While professionals are more knowledgeable, community and general knowledge is highly lacking. Approximately 65 million people in the world have some form of epilepsy, and 1 in 26 will develop epilepsy in their lifetime (Sirven & Shafer, 2014). […]

We are launching new videos this month for patients and the medical community. ย We wanted to share with you one of our videos that will be used for educating physicians as well as the medical community as a whole. ย My Epilepsy Story (MES) believes that we need to educate the patient as well the medical […]