Doc Talk #119 – Epilepsy



In this show Dr Dan adn Jamieson talked about epilepsy. It is a condition that has historically been quite stigmatized (even in ancient Rome!).

We talked about what epilepsy is includng some of the different types.

We debunked some myths and gave some advice on how to help if someone is having a seizure.

If you have epilepsy, click the link above to listen to some potential trigger factors, as well as safety precautions.

There is some great additional information available at the Epilepsy Canada website.



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