Tenley Johnson

SMA Clinical Trial Provides Hope for Families

Tragically, most children with Type I Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA1) don’t live past their 2nd birthday. I believe the answer... Read full post »

Why I Vaccinate

It was never up for debate. Our son was going to be immunized. It was not because we were thinking... Read full post »

When a Seizure Isn’t Epilepsy

When a child falls down and starts jerking their body, most people assume that the child is having an epileptic... Read full post »

Myth Busting: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Treat Cerebral Palsy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the use of oxygen at concentrations and pressures higher than those in daily life as... Read full post »

What Are Seizure Clusters?

Some people with epilepsy can have clusters of seizures which are often called “seizure clusters”.  They can be very confusing... Read full post »

Marijuana For Epilepsy

Recently, there has been a lot of news about the use of a portion of the marijuana plant as a... Read full post »

Raising Epilepsy Awareness in November

Have you recently noticed buildings being lit with the color purple? Did you know that 1 in 26 people, in... Read full post »

Ketogenic Diet: An Ancient Treatment in Modern Times

For most children with epilepsy, medication controls seizures very well. But for some children those medications won’t work. That’s when... Read full post »