Epilepsy

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Toronto

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that provides information, counselling, employment support and education to help people with epilepsy live independently and with dignity as meaningful participants in the community.

Primary Telephone: 
416-964-9095
Email Address: 
info@epilepsytoronto.org
Fax Number: 
416-964-2492
Street Address: 
224-510 King St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5C 1E5

Women and epilepsy: catamenial epilepsy

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Epilepsy Toronto
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the relationship between female sex hormones and epileptic seizures.

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Women and epilepsy: sexual relationships

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto, ON

Examines the impacts of epilepsy on a woman's sexuality.

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Women and epilepsy: birth control

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto, ON

Discusses birth control and looks at interactions between epileptic medications and the birth control pill.

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Women and epilepsy: the developing baby

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto, ON

Addresses concerns regarding pregnancy and fetal development and epileptic women.

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Women and epilepsy: parenting concerns

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto, ON

Addresses parenting issues epileptic women may face, including breast feeding, infant bathing, and child-proofing.

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Women with epilepsy

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English
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Epilepsy Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides information on daily living, managing seizures, and medications.

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Women and epilepsy

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Epilepsy Ontario
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Thronhill, ON

Identifies the special concerns of women with epilepsy, from adolescence through motherhood and menopause. Highlights practical concerns of women with small children and possible complications during pregnancy.
 

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Just click on Women and Epilepsy when you go to the link.

Epilepsy Ontario

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Promotes independence and optimal quality of life for children and adults living with seizure disorders, by promoting information, awareness, support services, advocacy, education and research.

Primary Telephone: 
(905) 764-5099
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 229-2291
Email Address: 
info@epilepsyontario.org
Fax Number: 
(905) 764-1231
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-463-1119 (in Ontario)
Street Address: 
Suite 308 1 Promenade Circle
City: 
Thornhill
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4J 4P8

Women and epilepsy: pregnancy

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto,ON

Provides information about the impact of epilepsy and anticonvulsant medications on pregnancy and prenatal health.

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