#AOENEWS - NOVEMBER '20
HAPPY EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH!
To all of the epilepsy survivors, families, advocates, and supporters, we thank you dearly for all that you do to spread the awareness and the support that you show for the many lives that matter!
Let's continue our journey and get more involved in our communities so our voices can be heard!
Know that Angels Of Epilepsy is here for you and we love you dearly!
Angels Of Epilepsy, Inc.
Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine reviewed 84 studies involving more than 600 patients who had been diagnosed with COVID-19. The median age was 61, and two-thirds of the patients were men, while one-third were women. The study’s authors examined the results of patients’ electroencephalograms — known as EEGs, the tests detect abnormalities in brain waves, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine — and found that brain abnormalities in COVID-19 patients were “common.”
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Angels Of Epilepsy "I Am ME" Run & Walk 2020
Angels Of Epilepsy would like to thank everyone that participated in our "I Am ME" Virtual Run & Walk 2020 that happened on October 24th & 25th!
We had several epilepsy survivors, families, and supporters to join this great cause in many states! This means a lot to the many lives that we support in the epilepsy community.
Let's continue to raise epilepsy awareness and support the cause!
** Make sure you follow the Angels Of Epilepsy YouTube channel to see our upcoming video AOE's "I Am ME" Run & Walk 2020! **
Thanks again for you support!
A FAMILY DEALS WITH UNRECOGNIZED EPILPESY
EXCERPTED FROM DR. LANCE FOGAN’S NOVEL, "DINGS" - CHAPTER 24, PART 1
“This is Conner Golden, Doctor.” She then turned toward us, nodded and with a face-lit smile announced, “Mr. and Mrs. Golden.” Hannah then indicated the neurologist with her open palm. “And this is Dr. O’Rourke.” She left and pulled the door closed behind her. My heart quickened.
Study finds surprising connection in some women with genetic generalized epilepsy
Women with a form of genetic generalized epilepsy called catamenial epilepsy -- when seizure frequency increases during their menstrual cycle -- were nearly four times more likely to have drug-resistant epilepsy than women who experience no changes in frequency, according to the study in the journal Neurology. This association was found in two independent samples.
"Begin within" - A daily journal
Christina Kantzavelos from "Begin Within Today" have selected Angels Of Epilepsy as their charitable recipient for the month of November.
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Angels Of Epilepsy give much thanks to Christina and "Begin Within Today" for their support!