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    A New Epilepsy Drug – Vimpat®

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

    Finally, after 6 months of waiting, we were able to see a new neurologist and she suggested that we try Tasya on a new drug called Vimpat®. We were desperately trying to get our daughter off of Topamax® as it was hurting her cognitively and she was beginning to have breakthrough seizures again. So one […]

    LEAP MRT – A Tech Sheet on What the Test Does

    Friday, December 5th, 2008

    As anyone who has read my book or been to my other blog site – markschauss.com, knows, the LEAP MRT test by Signet Diagnostics helped save my daughter Tasya’s life. It was such an important tool in helping her not only control her seizures but in also helping to control her temper tantrums. We will […]

    Food Additives – The Ones to Avoid

    Thursday, June 5th, 2008

    Jean Weiss wrote an interesting article for MSN Health & Fitness about the 12 Food Additives to Avoid. Sage advice from Ms. Weiss. One of the issues Tasya, my daughter has had to deal with is her sensitivity to a number of food additives, especially aspartame (a real neurotoxic poison) and food dyes. In many […]

    Update on Tasya – Seizures, Health, Behavior and Mood

    Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

    It’s about time I updated everyone on my soon to be 12-year old daughter, Tasya. As anyone who has read my book knows, she has a rare and as of yet, uncatergorized form of epilepsy that was so severe at one time, we thought that either she would die of it or become severely retarded […]