Posts Tagged ‘epilepsy’

February 17, 2012 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · Technology

  Did you know that Minnesota Epilepsy Group has the only clinical MEG machine (Magnetoencephalogram) in the state of Minnesota?  As a level 4 epilepsy center we offer a comprehensive package of diagnostic services and expertise no other center can provide.       Magnetoencephalography uses superconductive sensors to map the magnetic fields created by…

November 14, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation is asking everyone to Get Seizure Smart. The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota supports the 60,000 Minnesotans & North Dakotans living with epilepsy. Visit www.epilepsyfoundationmn.org to find out get involved with Epilepsy Awareness and help those with epilepsy.

September 27, 2011 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · News

Watch Dr. Frost on WCCO’s Good Question: What Happens To A Brain During A Seizure? [htmlembed name=cbs1]   MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For Gopher football coach Jerry Kill, the sudden spike in seizures has been a mystery. For scientists looking into seizures, the inner-workings of the brain is always a mystery. So what is a seizure…

July 20, 2011 · by James White, MD · Diagnosis, Education, Patient Information, Treatment

ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS A seizure is a temporary change in the electrical activity of the brain. A seizure is an excess of electricity- like a power surge. This is what causes the symptoms of a seizure. When a first seizure occurs, a thorough evaluation is indicated. The evaluation often includes: 1) History and physical exam; 2)…

May 4, 2011 · by James White, MD · Education, Epilepsy, Patient Information

ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Long-term use of certain seizure medications can result in thinning of a person’s bones. Reduced bone density results in osteopenia (mild bone density loss) or osteoporosis (severe bone density loss). Osteoporosis can be very problematic for quality of life! Low bone density predisposes people to bone fractures.  People with epilepsy are at higher…

December 28, 2009 · by Minnesota Epilepsy Group · Featured

We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of seizures and related disorders for both adult and pediatric patients. Annually, our team sees thousands of adult & pediatric patients in a combined outpatient clinic and dedicated state-of-the-art inpatient monitoring unit. Through our partnership with Allina Hospitals and Clinics and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minnesota…

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