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Elon Musk’so first principles applied to epilepsy

I was reading yesterday about how Elon Musk thinks and why is he so successful. People say that he “works” on first principles. I first heard about first principles when I was around 18 (so 15 years ago) when I was studying philosophy and going to philosophy competitions. First principles = origins (of anything). Using… Continue reading Elon Musk’so first principles applied to epilepsy

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Video-EEG, refractory epilepsy and more seizures than usual

I haven’t written a post in quite a while here, but that’s because strange things have happened. While before, I was having 3-4 seizures per year, 2017 started with a blast. I have 4 on January 9th, followed by seizures March -> one on March 4th and 5 more on March 26th. It was a… Continue reading Video-EEG, refractory epilepsy and more seizures than usual

Dealing with epilepsy

Some people are idiots, crazy, weird and more

This last guest post is not really a post. It came from a conversation (on Facebook) I had two weeks ago with someone from Orlando, Florida. His name is Walter. Walter said that he doesn’t have epilepsy and neither does anyone he knows, unless they are hiding it from him. For me, the last statement… Continue reading Some people are idiots, crazy, weird and more

Dealing with epilepsy · Not too personal

World Economic Forum, epilepsy and dealing with it

I was reading this morning one of David Nabarro’s reflections: HERE. It’s about chronic or non-communicable diseases, NCD’s in the eyes of the WHO. I haven’t seen any mention about epilepsy anywhere so I decided to dig deeper. As the World Economic Forum is taking place these days and the hot subject is the “middle… Continue reading World Economic Forum, epilepsy and dealing with it