March 15, 2016 – Do you or someone you know have epilepsy? Do you
know how to respond to someone having a seizure? What is the difference
between seizures and epilepsy? According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy
is the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages
Lori Trefts, M.D., a board-certified neurologist with Southeast Georgia
Physician Associates-Neurosciences, will offer two free presentations
on “Epilepsy: Sorting the Myths from the Facts.” Attendees
will learn about seizures and epilepsy, including diagnosis and treatment
options. According to Trefts, epilepsy is a condition where people are
susceptible to seizures, caused by abnormal electricity in their brain.
The first lecture will be held at the Southeast Georgia Health System
Camden Campus in the Cafeteria Conference Room, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive,
St. Marys, Ga., on Wednesday, March 23, from 12-1 p.m. A light lunch will
be served; reservations are recommended but walk-ins are welcome. To learn
more about the free lecture or to reserve a seat, please call toll-free
855-ASK-SGHS (855-275-7447). Seating is limited.
The second presentation will take place during the Lunch and Learn For
Your Health Series at the Golden Isles YMCA from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday,
March 30. Long Horn will provide lunch at no charge to attendees. The
Golden Isles YMCA is located at 144 Scranton Connector, Brunswick. Seating
is limited and pre-registration is required by calling the YMCA at 912-265-4100.
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Neurosciences is a strategic affiliate
of Southeast Georgia Health System.