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Voices of Epilepsy

National epilepsy survey reveals top challenges for Canadians

February 27, 2012

In the fall of 2011, 671 Canadians across the country participated in a survey entitled The Impact of Epilepsy on Canadians. Leger Marketing conducted the survey in both official languages. This is the first of its kind in Canada to explore the impact on life and health among adults living with the disorder. The findings…

On The Edge Documentary

November 19, 2011

Many thanks to all who joined us at the premiere Canadian screening of the documentary, On the Edge: Living with Epilepsy, a film by Louis Stanislaw. Enjoy highlights from the evening!    

During Pregnancy – Checklist

August 5, 2011

Safe and successful vaginal delivery is accomplished in the majority of cases of women with epilepsy. Caesarean sections are not imperative just because you have epilepsy. At regular intervals throughout your pregnancy, your health care provider should evaluate the number and frequency of seizures, as well as your blood levels of antiepileptic medication(s). Regular obstetrical…