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Early Intervention Provides Hope to Children Diagnosed with Epilepsy

Article was written by South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report Adam and Monica Adache knew something wasn’t right when their daughter, Maya, had a seizure at only six months old. When those seizures continued to happen, they became extremely concerned. During one episode, she also had a high fever and her pediatrician recommended she …

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Seizures and Epilepsy

By Bruno V. Gallo, MD Epilepsy has been common throughout history. Somewhere around 3.4 million Americans suffer from epilepsy. In years past the general population held on to a belief that convulsions and seizures were a condition of the young. This is no longer a valid statement. The incidence of epilepsy (ie, the number of …

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Epilepsy and Treatment Options

Possibly, your very first thought that comes to mind when thinking of epilepsy; is a person who is having a severe seizure, and collapsing to the grounding. While this is true, there is a lot more to it. It all starts with the brain. Electrical activity running through nerve cells helps your brain tell your …

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Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on Univision

Univision interviewed Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on July 25 to discuss cannabis treatment. Medical marijuana: how this child uses controversial treatment to deal with seizures. Neurologist Carlos Ramírez-Mejia explained on Univision how the regular treatment of cannabis received by Bruno helped him control the more than 300 seizures he suffered daily. Similarly, he detailed how this plant …

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