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What Sleep Can Teach Us About Epilepsy

What Sleep Can Teach Us About Epilepsy?

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07.30 16 Feb 2022


What Sleep Can Teach Us About Epilepsy



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07.30 16 Feb 2022


Epilepsy was once a terrifying condition that few understood.

Thankfully these days we know a lot more about how and why seizures happen, but it's still a complicated area, involving genetics and other acquired factors.

New research is now looking at its association with circadian rhythm disruption - could one cause the other or vice versa?

Tammy Strickland, Research Assistant at FutureNeuro and the winner of the FameLab Ireland 2021 competition joined Jonathan to discuss.

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