19 Tips from an LGS Family: Traveling When Your Child Has Special Needs – Part 2
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19 Tips from an LGS Family: Traveling When Your Child Has Special Needs – Part 2

Check out part 1 of this LGS post here. After prepping: Arrive at the airport early – Ask the airline agent at check-in about getting your wheelchair assistance. Use this…

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19 Tips from an LGS Family: Traveling When Your Child Has Special Needs – Part 1
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19 Tips from an LGS Family: Traveling When Your Child Has Special Needs – Part 1

Traveling is certainly possible and can be more relaxing with some pre-planning and organization.  Some of these ideas may not be applicable to you and your family.  I have compiled…

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Registration is Open for This International Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Conference

Pack your bags LGS Warriors, your conference is headed to Orlando, FL this November! The LGS Foundation is holding it's fifth International Family and Professional Conference to promote collaboration between LGS…

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High Hopes for Hemp Oil Treatment in Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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High Hopes for Hemp Oil Treatment in Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

The human brain is a mystery. Although enormous strides have been made to understand how it works and how our neuro pathways respond to various stimuli, there is still so…

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Foundation Targets New Treatment for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
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Foundation Targets New Treatment for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Epilepsy is a general term for a variety of conditions that misfire in the brain's neuroreceptors. Before the condition was studied scientifically, people often thought that seizures were anything from…

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What Do You Know About Cannabidiol Drug Interactions?
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What Do You Know About Cannabidiol Drug Interactions?

Recent studies have shown promising results that cannabidiol (CBD) helps relieve different forms of epileptic seizures like those from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. Lennox–Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is particularly severe, childhood…

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Epilessia infantile
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Epilessia infantile

GW Pharmaceuticals sta scoprendo ... Epidiolex® (fabbricato e testato da GW Pharmaceuticals) è un candidato medico cannabinoide medico per il trattamento di sindromi di epilessia rara, resistente e precoce, come…

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Peut-on guérir l’épilepsie infantile?
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Peut-on guérir l’épilepsie infantile?

GW Pharmaceuticals découvre ... Epidiolex® (fabriqué et testé par GW Pharmaceuticals) est un candidat cannabinoïde médical leader pour le traitement de syndromes d'épilepsie rares, résistants et débutants tels que le…

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Could Weed Cure Childhood Epilepsy?
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Could Weed Cure Childhood Epilepsy?

GW Pharmaceuticals is finding out... Epidiolex® (manufactured and tested by GW Pharmaceuticals) is a leading medical cannabinoid candidate for the treatment of rare, resistant, and early-onset epilepsy syndromes such as…

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Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?
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Is Marijuana the Future of Treatment for LGS and Other Epilepsies?

Marijuana use is certainly controversial and a debated topic. But what's less debatable is the progress of the movement to legalize and embrace it American society - especially for medicinal use.…

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Editor’s Choice: Dreaming of the Golden Years on Super Bowl Sunday

Got the post-Superbowl blues? Then check out these uplifting rare disease stories! One amazing young woman with cystic fibrosis got a sweet shout-out on Super Bowl Sunday, and another older…

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