Ketogenic Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner pancakes should traditionally be on the menu. Whether breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert they are a sweet or savoury treat enjoyed by many. Opt for thick and fluffy American style or French Crepes and finish with a topping of whatever your desire. However, for those who are currently…

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Developments In Behavioural Therapy For Epilepsy

It has emerged that the latest research undertaken at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School could change the way we develop epilepsy treatments. Individuals with epilepsy often used medications in an attempt to reduce their seizures or in fact, stop them entirely. Whilst 70% of people with epilepsy in the UK experience positive changes with…

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Seizure First Aid: What You Need To Know

As we have mentioned throughout our Christmas themed blogs this December, the risk of experiencing seizures is heightened during the festive period. Thanks to an abundance of food, late nights, alcohol, stress, and Christmas lights there are a number of potential triggers. It is therefore essential that we know what to do in the event…

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What Is Photosensitive Epilepsy?

For every one hundred people who have epilepsy it is thought that 3 individuals will have photosensitive epilepsy. For the 3% of people with photosensitivity, high streets, shop windows and neighbours joyously decorating their homes with flashing lights can be difficult to avoid at Christmas. With few regulations in place to ensure that flashing lights…

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The Companion Mini Christmas Give-Away

Due to the success of last year?s campaign, the Alert-iT team have decided to run another Christmas campaign throughout December. In fact, we?re going to ensure that it is bigger, better, and even more informative than previous. Running a series of blogs we aimed to inform you, whether you have epilepsy or care for someone…

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Alert-iT Present Christmas 2015

It?s that time of year again. The nights are drawing darker, a crisp chill in the air, and Christmas just around the corner. The high street is lined with Christmas sales and adorned with decorations, our homes lit by flashing lights, and our tables filled with more food than we?re able to eat. So whether…

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