Author Archives esukadmin

  • Derek Mulhall and some other hard folk from Kepak are doing the Tough Mudder UK challenge to raise funds for Epilepsy Sucks UK. Tough Mudder® events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by Speci…al Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, determination, and camaraderie. Only 78% of entrants successfully complete each challenge. As the […]

    CONTINUE READING
  •    The Oligoantigenic diet is used to eliminate food allergies as the cause of a particular illness. It has been used to treat Crohn’s disease, migraine and ADHD. But could it be used for the treatment of epilepsy? Egger J, Carter CM, Soothill JF, Wilson J. Department of Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children, London. 1989 studied […]

    CONTINUE READING
  •     Depression is the most frequent comorbid psychiatric disorder in epilepsy affecting up to half of all diagnosed. Depression continues to be under recognized and under treated.  Dr’s and patients alike may think that depression is a reactive process but it is shown that people who were seizure free for 6 months or more […]

    CONTINUE READING
  •   Epilepsy Action and the National Society for Epilepsy as well as NICE recommend people should not change anti-epileptic drug preparations and yet the message still does not seem to have got through! Many members still ask why their medication is a different colour or in a different box, is it safe to take? Or […]

    CONTINUE READING
  •       All medicines can cause side effects. Some may not yet be known so that’s why it’s important for people to report to the Yellow Card Scheme. Many side effects are mild, but some can be serious and even life-threatening. Others appear after taking a medicine for a long time or even after […]

    CONTINUE READING
(I use my own pagination)s
Registered Charity Number 1147790 | Website design by PremiumWebServices