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Women and epilepsy

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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy.,
  • Women -- Diseases.,
  • Anticonvulsants -- pharmacology.,
  • Depression.,
  • Epilepsy.,
  • Menstruation Disorders.,
  • Pregnancy Complications.,
  • Sex Characteristics.,
  • Sex Factors.,
  • Women.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by M.R. Trimble.
    ContributionsTrimble, Michael R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC372 .W66 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1531007M
    ISBN 100471929980
    LC Control Number91008460

    Folic Acid Use by Women with Epilepsy: Findings of the Epilepsy Birth Control Registry Experiences and Needs of Parents of Young Children with Active Epilepsy: A Population-Based Study Epilepsy by the Numbers: Epilepsy Deaths by Age, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in the United States Significantly Increased from to   Free Online Library: Women and epilepsy: breakthrough seizures. (ask the doctor).(Brief Article) by "The Exceptional Parent"; Consumer news, advice, product reviews Education Family and marriage Autism Care and treatment Epilepsy Progesterone Health aspects.

    Continued Epilepsy and Labor. Many women with epilepsy worry that they will have a seizure during labor. This is an understandable fear. As your pregnancy progresses, your metabolism changes. How Is Epilepsy Challenging for Older Adults? Adults who develop epilepsy later in life may have a hard time managing the disorder. Eight in 10 adults aged 65 or older have more than one chronic health condition. 6 It can be hard to balance epilepsy treatment when taking medicines for other health problems. Many epilepsy medicines also have side effects such as bone loss or dizziness, which.

      All women's bodies react differently to pregnancy. For most pregnant women who have epilepsy, seizures remain the same. For a few, seizures become less frequent. For others, particularly women who are sleep deprived or don't take medication as prescribed, pregnancy increases the number of . Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. A seizure is a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain. There are two main types of seizures.


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Women and epilepsy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many health-care providers are not informed about the unique issues facing women with epilepsy. This book, published in association with the Epilepsy Foundation of America, fills that gap and provides women with epilepsy with the information they need to be effective self-advocates. --This text refers to the printed_access_code edition.5/5(1).

Book Description In this handbook for sufferers, their clinicians, families and friends, a team of experts reviews the special problems faced by women with epilepsy.

Hormone levels affect seizures and epilepsy treatments affect fertility, and can 5/5(1). Epilepsy requires careful management and monitoring through a woman’s life Epilepsy is a complex disease. The hormonal changes women experience, both day-to-day menstrual fluctuations and the longer waxes and wanings of a reproductive lifetime, make the management of epilepsy even more complicated.

Covers all the areas of a woman's physical, endocrine, conceptual and emotional health that are impinged upon by epilepsy and its treatment and the complex interactions that occur between them.

Each theoretical section is followed by a practical description of the present state of the art. Summary: Discusses various aspects of epilepsy, particularly as it affects women.

Topics covered include quality of life for women with epilepsy and epidemiological aspects of sex differences in epilepsy. BOOK REVIEWS: Women and Epilepsy. Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 55(1) January with 12 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Purchase Epilepsy in Women, Volume 83 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Abstract. Epilepsy has particularly adverse effects on girls and women in many biological and psychosocial aspects that are different from men.

As a result, women with epilepsy face special challenges, especially in the area of reproductive : Thalia Valeta, Thalia Valeta. Approximately 80% of women with epilepsy report having at least 1 unintended pregnancy, and % of the most recent pregnancies in women with epilepsy were unintended, compared with % of pregnancies in women without epilepsy.

21,22 Because exposure to certain ASMs increases the risk of birth defects, counseling regarding folic acid. Idiopathic generalized epilepsy was more frequent in women than in men because of a gender difference in patients with juvenile absence epilepsy and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

A gender difference also was observed for childhood absence epilepsy. Learn about issues for women with epilepsy: hormones, birth control, pregnancy, menopause, bone health and more.

Read More About Epilepsy. Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 3rd edition, by Orrin Devinsky, M.D. (Demos, ): This book provides a comprehensive overview of epilepsy for patients, physicians, families, and caregivers, focusing on the nature and diversity of seizures, how to prevent them, the benefits and risks of modern medicines and surgical therapies, and how the disorder affects.

Epilepsy Books Showing of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Paperback) by. Anne Fadiman (shelved 27 times as epilepsy) avg rating — 66, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

Women with Epilepsy - edited by Esther Bui July INTRODUCTION. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition of unprovoked, recurrent seizures.

The disorder affects approximately 1% of the population, including over one million women of childbearing age. 1 Women with epilepsy face additional challenges secondary to hormonal influences on seizure activity and endocrine function. In addition, antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) play a significant role Cited by: 3.

Women and Epilepsy. Download PDF Page. Epilepsy is a complicated condition, and does not affect everyone in the same way.

Women can sometimes have unique seizure treatment and management needs due to hormones, contraception and pregnancy. This page provides a range of information about epilepsy and women. Whether you are a person living with epilepsy, care for someone who does, or.

Pregnancy is also a very important time for many women with epilepsy. This textbook is a portable, essential guide to the practical management of women with epilepsy.

Busy clinicians can access a wealth of information summarized in a succinct and easily accessible format. But, with the help of a knowledgeable doctor, women today can manage their epilepsy and have active, healthy lives. And seizures may decrease as women get older. WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed.

A guide for friends, family and professionals by Kate Lambert () Mommy, I Feel Funny. A Child’s Experience with Epilepsy by Danielle M. Rocheford () Taking Seizure Disorders to School: A Story About Epilepsy (Special Kids in School) by Kim Gosselin ().

The Kimford J. Meador Research in Women with Epilepsy Award. The Kimford J. Meador Research in Women with Epilepsy Award may be of interest to researchers whose work advances the care of women with red by My Epilepsy Story and offered at the AES Annual Meeting sincethe award recognizes an AES member who has contributed to recent.

tering areas of the brain involved in neuroendocrine function. Ongoing pregnancy outcome data from pregnancy registries and meta-analysis of observational studies have provided key information on the safety of using antiseizure medications during pregnancy and the risk to the fetus.

SUMMARY In treating and counseling women with epilepsy from puberty to menopause, it is important to understand.Epilepsy requires careful management and monitoring through a woman’s life Epilepsy is a complex disease.

The hormonal changes women experience, both day-to-day menstrual fluctuations and the longer waxes and wanings of a reproductive lifetime, make the management of epilepsy even more complicated. At some point, the well-being of a second person, a fetus, might also have to be taken .There are several chapters written by women with epilepsy that are especially insightful and offer intriguing perspectives on the special problems faced by women with epilepsy.

Assessment: This is a well-written, well-edited book that conveys a wealth of useful information to women with epilepsy. The editors and co-authors deserve commendation Price: $