Coming Soon! Alert-iT Pulse Companion

  How does the Pulse Companion work?  The Pulse Companion using an Armband senor to monitor Heart rate, alerts a caregiver via the Alert-iT failsafe pager of potential seizures. This threshold is set by the caregiver and can be personalised to the individual using the armband via the Alert-iT app.   If the Pulse Companion’s…

Epilepsy – Making A Real Difference

“Our daughter Sinead had been experiencing fairly regular epileptic seizures as a result of an acquired brain injury she suffered at 6 weeks old (in addition to other disabilities that resulted from her injury). Despite taking medication, she continued to have seizures without warning through both day and night, which increasingly occurred at night time as she grew older. In my attempts to be there when my daughter needed me, I tried a baby monitor with a camera, but as her seizures weren?t accompanied by noises, the monitor did not wake us up as we?d hoped. We searched unsuccessfully for a long time for a ?gadget? that could help us to keep Sinead safe so it was a massive relief to finally discover that the Companion was out there and could potentially help us!”

Is Epilepsy Inherited?

Unfortunately Epilepsy, like many other medical conditions, is not widely understood; affecting more than 65 million people worldwide. It is therefore crucial to not only raise awareness of the condition itself, but to dispel any associated myths. Here at Alert-iT we often hear or are presented with a number of questions that, to us at…

Could Acupuncture Aid Your Seizures?

Herbal and traditional medicines have become increasingly popular as they are used by individuals across the world to treat a variety of ailments. From dietary pills to herbal supplements it is clear that unconventional methods to improve health and overall wellbeing are ?being sought. And it is often the case that such herbal remedies prove…