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  • My mission with starting this page is to help others understand epilepsy and to learn what seizure alert dogs are. As well as other types of service dog and how they make our lives easier
  • I am going deaf, Long time coming in 2017 I will not only be teaching about epilepsy. I will be including what ia m going through and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf and hard of Hearing.

What Is Epilepsy

  •  Epilepsy is a neurological disorder — a physical condition — which causes sudden bursts of hyperactivity in the brain. Here is an explanation that will help those who are learning about epilepsy or maybe they or a loved one has recently diagnosed with epilepsy.
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  • What Is A Seizure Alert Dog?
  • A seizure alert dog can forewarn their owner that a seizure is coming. My dog Rocky has a 7-19 minute lead time on mine. I can’t stop them but at lest I can get to safety and do not have to have it in front of others, if I am in a public place.
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  • There is also a seizure response dog’s that alert those around their owner once the seizure has started.
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  • VNS: Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) involves periodic mild electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve in the neck by a surgically implanted device similar to a heart pacemaker.
  • VNS has been found effective in controlling some epilepsies when anti-epileptic drugs have been inadequate, their side effects intolerable, or neurosurgery has not been an option. In some cases, VNS has also been effective in stopping seizures.
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  • My Favorite Links
  • These are a list of our favorite links that give the best information, ideas and help. that we have found.

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