Companion for Mental Disorders

Leading epileptologists discussed modern technologies treatment methods epilepsy treatment

November 8, 2013 in Moscow it was held annual Russian Federation the conference with international participation in ” Innovations in epileptology IV+”. Its organizer performed “Association epileptologists and patients”, as well as the presenters international medical services companies. In the world of epilepsy suffer about 50 million people or 0.5-1% of the population. In Russia, the number of…
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Aleksey Kotov: “Most forms of epilepsy respond well to therapy”

MD, head of the children’s neurological department GBUZ MO MONICA them. M. F. Vladimirsky of section “Science”, Professor of the Department of Neurology of Postgraduate Medical Faculty GBUZ MO MONICA them. M. F. Vladimirsky, neurologist of higher category Alex S. Kotov told about the peculiarities of the current, diagnosis and treatment of childhood epilepsy.            – Please tell us about the frequency of the disease and its prevalence in Russia. In what is the characteristics…
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New approaches to solving epilepsy problems

What is epilepsy and how to deal with this ailment was discussed the other day by leading experts in the field of epileptology and neurology at the round table “Actual problems of epilepsy treatment” in Saratov.        In the world have epilepsy about 50 million people. This is one of the most common and serious neurological diseases.     Considering the urgency of this problem and the need to develop and implement…
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Epilepsy in schoolchildren: questions parents ask themselves

Epilepsy is one of the most common diseases of the nervous system, which, due to its characteristics, presents a serious medical and social problem. About 40 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy. The majority (about 65%) can live with little or no seizures, provided they receive appropriate medical examination and treatment.        Epilepsy is most often diagnosed at an early age, in children or adolescents. It is necessary to notice…
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First aid for epilepsy and the rules of life with her

Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological diseases. It has been known since the time of Ancient Greece and Rome, where this one was associated with divine intervention. In Russia, the disease is known as the “epileptic.” More details about this ailment are told by Olga Evgenievna Bystrova , neurologist, candidate of medical sciences, head of the neurological department…
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Living with epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disease of the human brain that has various causes and is characterized mainly by repeated seizures and the gradual development of personality changes. This is one of the most common neuropsychiatric diseases: in the general population, there are 7-10 cases per 1000 population. Regular administration of anticonvulsants leads to the prevention of further epileptic…
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Epilepsy, or “Hercules’s disease” today

This is what the ancient Greeks called her and believed that she was a sign of divine intervention. In Russia, this disease was called easier – “epilepsy”, simplifying its Latin name “caduca”. Epilepsy – namely, it is hidden behind these two terms – such celebrities as V. Van Gogh, G. Flaubert and F. Dostoevsky suffered, but this did…
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Surgical treatment of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disease of the human brain, which has a different etiology and is characterized mainly by repeated seizures and the gradual development of personality changes. This is one of the most common neuropsychiatric diseases: in the general population, there are 7-10 cases per 1000 population. Regular use of anticonvulsant medications leads to the prevention…
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What are short-term memory lapses

At the moment of loss of short-term memory, a person begins to forget what happened to him several minutes, hours, days or months ago. At the same time, the patient can remember who he is and is also able to recover some of the events that happened to him several years ago. Types of memory Short-term…
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How epilepsy is inherited

Heredity plays an important role in most cases of epilepsy. But although the disease is considered genetic, a number of other external factors determining the intensity of the symptoms also affect the likelihood of its manifestation. Genetic factor It is generally accepted that epilepsy can occur as a result of a serious head injury. However, epilepsy does…
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