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Lifestyle Adjustments to Improve Epileptic Seizures

May 10, 2021

For patients with epilepsy, daily habits can have a big impact on the severity and frequency of seizures. Sleep, diet, exercise, and alcohol use all play a part in neurology, and lifestyle changes may be helpful. < a href="https://healthcare.utah.edu/fad/mddetail.php?physicianID=u6025051&name=sindhu-v-richards">Dr. Sindu Richards, an epileptologist with University of Utah Health, discusses the research and the changes that can help patients enjoy the very best quality of life— even with seizures.

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Check in on Your Own Mental Health As Well as Your Kid’s

May 7, 2021

Concerned that your child or teen may be struggling with their mental well-being? It may be important to check-in with your own mental health first. On today's Health Minute, Andrew Smith, PhD explains what can happen if a parent lacks the bandwidth to see issues with their own children and why it’s so important to prioritize your own mental health.

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E16: 7 Domains of Motherhood

May 7, 2021

The bond between mother and child is fundamental. We all have mothers. Some of us are mothers, and some will become mothers. From pregnancy to the emotional attachment when a mother sees her child smile—whether by choice or by chance—motherhood affects a woman in all the domains of her life. Jessi, 7 Domains listener and mother of two, joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health to talk about the gift of a mother's protection, and the bond we share with our mothers.

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When Should a Meningioma Be Removed?

May 7, 2021

Meningioma is a common type of skull base tumor and typically non-cancerous. However, they can still cause symptoms depending on their location and how they grow. Neurosurgeon Dr. William Couldwell explains whether or not a patient should undergo surgery to remove a meningioma and what to expect with the procedure.

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