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Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a physical condition characterized by sudden, brief changes in how the brain works. It is a symptom of a neurological disorder - a disorder that affects the brain and shows itself in the form of seizures. Each year an average of 15,500 Canadians learn that they have epilepsy. (Epilepsy Canada)
This book provides practical answers to questions about treatment options, sources of support, and much more. Written by an expert on the subject, it is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of epilepsy.
This small volume contains a comprehensive collection of facts about epilepsy in a dictionary format that lets the user find any term of interest immediately.
Local Organizations
Epilepsy Ontario - York Region
11181 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill L4S 1L2
Phone: 905.508.5404
Epilepsy: 199 Answers is an essential up-to-date handbook on the subject of epilepsy.
This book provides parents of children with epilepsy with an excellent manual to help them negotiate the unique challenges that this disorder presents.
The Challenge of Epilepsy  (616.853 FLE 2004 )
This book describes how to "take control of your seizures--and your life--through complementary and alternative solutions."
This book is an empathetic, practical, empowering look at treatment options, lifestyle choices, and ways of living well with epilepsy. The author, who has lived with the disease for most of her adult life, provides a comprehensive guide to alternative treatments to replace and/or complement traditional therapies.
The Challenge of Epilepsy  (616.853 FLE 2004 )
This book describes how to "take control of your seizures--and your life--through complementary and alternative solutions."
This book is an empathetic, practical, empowering look at treatment options, lifestyle choices, and ways of living well with epilepsy. The author, who has lived with the disease for most of her adult life, provides a comprehensive guide to alternative treatments to replace and/or complement traditional therapies.
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