Items Tagged ‘Seizures’

January 31, 2017

Changing Minds While Learning to Live With Epilepsy

By Nate Gilbraith nategilbraith

The first time Tehya Mrotek had a seizure during class, she just started high school. Her teachers weren’t very familiar with handling epilepsy and were not equipped to administer seizure first-aid. Around the same time her family was discussing the importance of epilepsy education, the school hired a new nurse and decided to bring in Mayo […]

View full entry

Tags: About Kids & Teens, Epilepsy, Seizures


April 26, 2016

What is Epilepsy Surgery?

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Nicholas Wetjen, M.D., a Mayo Clinic pediatric neurosurgeon, was a featured speaker on April 16 at the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota’s first-ever Epilepsy & Seizures Wellness Expo in Minneapolis. We broadcast his presentation on Facebook Live, and you can view it below: We hope you find this helpful, and that you will share it with […]

View full entry

Tags: Epilepsy, Nicholas Wetjen, Seizures