How to Ensure Safety at Home When You Live with Someone with Epilepsy

The chances of accidents for patients with epilepsy were 7% higher at home than outside of the home. If you are someone living with an individual diagnosed with epilepsy, preventing dangerous accidents becomes a crucial part of your routine. A seizure could occur anywhere – while they are taking a shower, preparing a meal, or… Continue reading How to Ensure Safety at Home When You Live with Someone with Epilepsy

Inspyre™ by SmartMonitor Saves Another Life!

When Maureen Kasabian became seizure-free after 2 years of experiencing post-craniotomy seizures, her husband, Dr. Naet Garo Kasabian, decided to discontinue using Inspyre, an epilepsy app by SmartMonitor, upon consultation with their doctors. Maureen first began using the seizure monitoring solution in 2014, as a means for her husband to protect her if she was… Continue reading Inspyre™ by SmartMonitor Saves Another Life!

Tips for Fathers with Epilepsy

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the strength and dedication that dads put into raising their children. Being a parent is no mean feat. It means having to show up for your kids every day, no matter what. This can feel a little daunting if you are… Continue reading Tips for Fathers with Epilepsy

What to do if you Forget your Epilepsy Medication

Epilepsy is one of the few conditions that can get better by being disciplined. One of the lesser-known facts about epilepsy is that, in most cases, its symptomatic seizures can be reduced through medication. Individuals diagnosed with epilepsy need to follow a rigid schedule ensuring that their dosage is taken at the precise time every… Continue reading What to do if you Forget your Epilepsy Medication

How Does the Electricity in Your Brain Cause Seizures?

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body,  managing its entire functioning – from helping us taste pizza to ensuring that our heart continues beating exactly the way it is supposed to. The messages that dictate these functions and all other feelings, thoughts, memories, and sensations, are transmitted either via electrical signals… Continue reading How Does the Electricity in Your Brain Cause Seizures?

Inspyre™ App for Epilepsy – Now Compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

SmartMonitor, the leading provider of clinically validated solutions for the management of complex chronic conditions, has announced the release of it’s world renowned Inspyre™ app for the newest watch in Samsung’s lineup – the Galaxy Watch 4. The Inspyre application works in concert with smartphones and the Smart Monitor cloud-based platform – designed to enhance… Continue reading Inspyre™ App for Epilepsy – Now Compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

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Refractory Epilepsy – What Is It?

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder, the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizures. The seizures can last from a few seconds to a few minutes and are caused by a change in the brain’s electrical activity. These seizures can often be easily regulated with the help of a planned, healthy lifestyle and medication. Sometimes,… Continue reading Refractory Epilepsy – What Is It?