Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Staying healthy as a person living with PNES while staying cooped up during the age of COVID-19

We have all been asked to practice something called “social distancing” which means keeping at least 6 feet from others and avoiding (as of today) being in a group of 10 people. Schools, churches, public buildings, restaurants, gyms, etc. have all been closed for this purpose and now, many of us are stuck at home without our usual daily routine to keep us occupied. Basically, we are to be cooped up for at...

Katie shares her experience of living with psychogenic seizures for 4 years

Katie is 22 years old and will graduate from college this spring.  She has also had psychogenic non-epileptic seizures for 4 years.  She contacted me because she wants to be a voice and advocate for PNES, to help others realize they are not alone and that there is hope, and to make positive strides for this condition.    So this month’s blog post is different than all the previous ones I have posted. ...