Epilepsy Sparks Insights

Led by Torie Robinson, ”Epilepsy Sparks Insights” is an educational podcast to spark interest in and bridge the gap between epilepsy patients, clinicians, scientists, geneticists – and the world. Follow on Twitter: @TorieRobinson10 & @EpilepsySparks. Visit www.torierobinson.com & www.epilepsysparks.com. **NOT FOR CLINICAL OR PATIENT DECISION MAKING**

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4 days ago

What should someone do if interested in adopting the ketogenic diet or looking further into "metabolic psychiatry"? Hear about sacrifices, benefits, weight loss, constipation, nutrition, and having the right support. All in part 3 of 3 with the “pharmacist who gave up drugs”, Graham Phillips.
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www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/graham-phillips-epilepsy-changing-metabolism-stabilise-brain-ketogenic
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#epilepsy #keto #ketogenic #metabolichealth #weightloss

Thursday May 16, 2024

Learn of the evolution of the ketogenic diet, metabolic psychiatry, the treatment overlap between different diagnoses (e.g. the epilepsies and mood disorders), recommended reads, and the cognitive dissonance of many regarding the ketogenic diet. This is part 2 of 3 with the Pharmacist Who Gave Up Drugs: Graham Phillips.
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🔗 Website & more about Graham: 👇🏻
www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/graham-phillips-hunger-mood-epilepsy-metabolism-ketogenic
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#epilepsy #keto #ketogenic #metabolichealth #weightloss
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Thursday May 09, 2024

The Pharmacist Who Gave Up Drugs introduces us to the impacts of the western diet on our health, quality of life, life expectancy - and the potential benefits of the ketogenic diet - in part 1 of 3: Graham Phillips.
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🔗 Website & more about Graham: 👇🏻
www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/graham-phillips-ketogenic-diet-pharmacist-part1
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#epilepsy #keto #ketogenic

Thursday May 02, 2024

M. Scott Perry explains how Epilepsy Researchers require intros and support to be the best that they can be and initiate, manage, and see results. It’s possible through the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC).
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https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/m-scott-perry-pediatric-epilepsy-research/consortium
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#epilepsy #pediatricepilepsy #scottperry #PERC #epilepsyresearch

Thursday Apr 25, 2024

Hear about research into a new way of inhibiting temporal lobe seizure activity through GABAergic interneuron cell therapy! With epileptologist and neuroscientist David Spencer.
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https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/david-spencer-preventing-seizures-using-stem-cells 
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#epilepsy #DavidSpencer #stemcell #interneuron #GABA

Thursday Apr 18, 2024

It's wild: when clinicians mistake an epilepsy (caused by a brain tumour!) for menopause! Or, when a parent doesn't believe that their daughter could have an epilepsy...! Why aren't organisations and governments promoting epilepsy awareness as well as they do stroke and MS?! Tune in to hear all about it from leading epilepsy specialist: Jacqueline French.
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jacqueline-french-epilepsy-menopause
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🔗 Kin - that Irish TV series: 👇🏻
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#epilepsy #epilepsyresearch #JacquelineFrench #humanepilepsyproject #EpilepsyStudyConsortium

Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

Hear about the one-of-a-kind 6th Dianalund International Conference on Epilepsy in May 2024 - with lead genetic clinicians and researchers Elena Gardella, Rikke Møller, and Guido Rubboli.
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🔗 Website & more about Elena, Rikke, and Guido: 👇🏻
https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/6th-dianalund-international-conference-epilepsy-genetics-denmark-elena-gardella-rikke-moller-guido-rubboli
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#epilepsy #epilepsygenetics #monogenic #phenotypes #filadelfia #danishepilepsycenter #DICE

Thursday Apr 11, 2024

5% of a cohort* had at least 1 car accident (and up to 3) before their epilepsy diagnosis! Hear about the global Human Epilepsy Project by Jacqueline French and learn how seizures can present in so many different ways!
*450 people
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🔗 Website & more about Jacqueline: 👇🏻
https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/jacqueline-french-human-epilepsy-project
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#epilepsy #epilepsyresearch #JacquelineFrench #humanepilepsyproject #EpilepsyStudyConsortium

Thursday Apr 04, 2024

Do Autism & Intellectual Disability Come With Epilepsy? Learn of the Epilepsy, Autism and Intellectual Disability “triad” - studied by clinician scientist, epileptologist: Vaishnav Krishnan.
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🔗 Website & more about Vaishnav: 👇🏻
https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/vaishnav-krishnan-epilepsy-autism-intellectual-disability-triad 
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#epilepsy #neurology #autism #intellectualdisability #vaishnavkrishnan

Thursday Mar 28, 2024

Learn of the huge reduction in seizures amongst adults with the epilepsy Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome - as the result of DBS! With Linda Dalic.
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🔗 Website & more about Linda: 👇🏻
https://www.torierobinson.com/epilepsy-sparks-insights/linda-dalic-stimulating-brain-reduce-seizures-neuromodulation
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#epilepsy #LindaDalic #LGS #DBS #Neuro
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