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Epilepsy Differences Between Men and Women?

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
Men and women have long suspected that our brains are wired a bit differently. Now science is starting to back up this notion. A new study finds that men have more synapses connecting the cells…

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9 Food Parts You Should Never Throw in the Garbage

If you’re immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money. Source: 9 Food Parts You Should Never Throw in the Garbage

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Check out this TED Talk

I watched this TED Talk and thought you would find it interesting. Susan Cain: The power of introverts http://go.ted.com/m7pDAg Learn more about watching TED Talks on all of your favorite platforms: https://www.ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/ted-talks/ways-to-get-ted-talks

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The Perils of Discontinuing Your Meds

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
One of the most common questions is “when can I stop taking my meds?” Especially for those whose seizures have been under good control. It makes sense. Because if you’re doing well, you start to…

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Gratitude is the Attitude

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
A wise woman once told me: “When you wake up in the morning — before you get out of bed — think of 5 (or 10!) things that you’re really grateful for.” (I think 10 is…

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Common Epilepsy Triggers

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
Epilepsy affects each person differently. Below is a guide to some common seizure triggers. You may not feel or notice anything in particular. Or you may have triggers which are not mentioned here. Keeping a…

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Other Voices — Other Lives

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
“There were times I asked myself, ‘Is life really worth living?’ Suicide, now there’s a thought, But would God be forgiving?” Ed L. “There’s something liberating in being expected to fail. No expectations, no explanations.…

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