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January 29, 2021 · Leave a Comment

After years with hundreds of seizures each day, patient finds relief with innovative treatment

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Eric Berg’s seizures increased to the point they took over his life despite medications to control them, he sought help from Mayo Clinic. A new treatment gave him hope and a chance to live his life again. Since he was a child, Eric Berg, has had seizures due to epilepsy. This past year, his seizures […]

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Tags: Dr. Brian Lundstrom, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Epilepsy, Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation


July 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Careful Evaluation, Teamwork Lead to Successful Epilepsy Surgery

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

There was a time when Gavin Vreeland was afraid he might hurt his daughter should he have a seizure while caring for her. Despite taking medication, his epileptic episodes happened frequently and without warning. But after specialized imaging and targeted brain surgery at Mayo Clinic, Gavin is now happily embracing his little one seizure-free.

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Tags: Dr. Carrie Carr, Dr. Greta Liebo, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Dr. Robert Watson Jr., Epilepsy, Epilepsy surgery, Radiology


November 1, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Finally Sleeping Soundly and Seizure-Free

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

After years of dealing with nighttime seizures, an Illinois man found the relief he sought after Mayo Clinic surgeons precisely mapped the source of his seizures.

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Tags: Dr. Fredric Meyer, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Epilepsy, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Seizure


December 31, 2014 · Leave a Comment

‘Nothing Short of a Miracle’

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Read time: 4 minutes, 30 seconds When he was 26 years old, Dennis Schmitt had his first seizure. “At first, they’d happen every six months or so,” says Dennis, of Liberal, Kansas. “Then, they got a little closer each time.” Doctors had no idea why. “Dennis was healthy,” says his wife, Pat. “He’d been a […]

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Tags: Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Dr. Richard Marsh, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, seizures


December 20, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Living Life to the Fullest After Epilepsy Surgery

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

My name is Jill Staloch, and I had my first seizure when I was a freshman in college. Epilepsy never impacted my life, besides having to take medications and having a yearly appointment with my doctor. It wasn’t until 2010 that my life changed because of seizures. I had been seizure free for at least […]

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Tags: Dr. Frederick Meyer, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, Epilepsy, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Patient Stories


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