Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures

Researchers from the University of Cincinnati performed functional MRI brain scans during a stressful math exercise on 16 people with epilepsy who pegged stress as a factor in their seizure control and seven who did not. While both groups performed similarly on the test, those who perceived stress to have an impact on their epilepsy showed greater brain activation than the others during intimidating parts of the test.

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News medium: HealthDay
Reporter: Maureen Salamon

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