Epilepsy & Seizure News

Stay up-to-date with the latest in epilepsy care by following what our team is talking about as part of local, regional and national news stories.

The team at the Ayer Neuroscience Institute Epilepsy Center works tirelessly to help educate people about epilepsy and seizures. This includes providing expert insight into the epilepsy-related news, including information on the latest medications and treatments,as they become available.

Latest Epilepsy News

July 08, 2023

Is There a Connection Between Epilepsy and Anxiety?

If you have epilepsy, the fear of having a seizure might trigger anxiety, or feeling too much anxiety can prompt [...]

December 21, 2022

6 Things to Know About Epilepsy and Seizures

One in 26 people will have a seizure at some point in their lives. And some – around one or [...]

March 01, 2022

Flashing Lights? Symptoms That Point to Epilepsy

Just over 1 percent of the U.S. population, adults and children, have epilepsy. Hartford HealthCare’s Jocelyn Maminta recently spoke with [...]

January 05, 2022

Study: High Blood Pressure Linked to Epileptic Seizures

The list of reasons you should keep your blood pressure under control now includes possibly preventing epileptic seizures. Boston University [...]

October 20, 2021

The Science Behind Treating Epileptic Seizures With CBD

Recent research into the effects of cannabis derivatives on seizures could open the door to more medication options for patients, [...]

September 23, 2021

Neurosurgeon Breaks New Ground at HHC with Procedure to Control Seizures

The toolbox of options for people with epilepsy expanded recently at Hartford HealthCare (HHC) with the launch of responsive neurostimulation [...]

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