Epilepsy is one of the most common conditions affecting the brain yet there is still a stigma associated with epilepsy. Could sharing personal stories create a tipping point to change the dynamic?
I hear and read many people talking about how much they love to sleep. It makes sense! Laying in bed is relaxing and comfortable, sleep reduces stress, and rejuvenates the body in many ways. Sometimes, though, in our busy world, finding time to sleep is difficult. We get so busy completing tasks … Read More
Sometimes, in my fight to eliminate stigma and live a “normal” life, I create the perception that my life is easy and free from struggle. However, in my speech at the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania’s (EFWCP) annual Mardi Gras Gala I showed what life with epilepsy is like–both the good and the bad parts.
This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from November 1 through November 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! About Dr. Helbig Ingo Helbig, MD, is an epilepsy genetics researcher, German child neurologist at the University of Kiel, Germany and child neurology fellow … Read More