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International Epilepsy Day 2019

In honor of International Epilepsy Day 2019, we thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite stories that have come to Living Well from around the world.

Epilepsy Blog Relay: Emily on Smart Monitoring her epilepsy and seizure alert systems

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This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from June 1 through to the 30th. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire … Read More

Bhutan Epilepsy Project: Interview with researcher Erica McKenzie

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I recently had the opportunity to interview Erica McKenzie, a Bhutan Epilepsy Project researcher, who works with Farrah Mateen MD, PhD.

He said: Emily and Dan on dating and epilepsy

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I remember when Emily and I were first dating. My friends would ask me, “Aren’t you worried about what would happen if she has a seizure? Can you deal with that?” I would always find that such a strange question. I wanted to be with Emily for who she was as a person.

She said: Emily and Dan on dating and epilepsy

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I met Daniel properly in 2014. He had read a lot of my blogs before we even started talking, so he knew all about my condition. So I never had to break it to him that I live with this unpredictable condition of Epilepsy. Sometimes that can be one of the hardest parts in the beginning of a new relationship.

Epilepsy Blog Relay: Emily on finding comfort when seizures return

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This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from March 1 to March 31, 2018. Follow along! Hi Living Well family, I … Read More

Epilepsy Blog Relay: Life with Epilepsy in Kenya

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This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from June 1 to June 30, 2018.  Follow along! Rich’s Story Symptoms of having … Read More

Epilepsy Blog Relay: The story of the Mahenge Epilepsy Clinic

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This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from June 1 to June 30, 2018.  Follow along! Mahenge Epilepsy Clinic It started … Read More

Emily’s Perspective: Emily’s First Time Abroad

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I recently traveled abroad with my sister. I was so excited, but as the day got closer, I became worried about all the ‘What ifs’.

Emily challenges the status quo of her mood

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A lot of things are hard when you’re in a bad mood. Even getting up in the morning and finding the energy to do everyday tasks can be hard.

The Bhutan Epilepsy Project

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Farrah Mateen, MD, PhD, of Mass General Hospital and Harvard Medical School is taking mobile EEG tech to the Himalayas with the Bhutan Epilepsy Project.

The Guinea Epilepsy Project conducts 300 patient visits free of charge

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I recently had the opportunity to speak to Farrah Mateen, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, the principal investigator on The Guinea Epilepsy Project. This is the latest in a series of global health projects Dr. Mateen has led, including The Bhutan Epilepsy Project.

International Epilepsy Day 2019

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In honor of International Epilepsy Day 2019, we thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite stories that have come to … Read More

 

 

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