Is physical activity beneficial for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy? Evidences from animal studies

@article{Arida2009IsPA,
  title={Is physical activity beneficial for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy? Evidences from animal studies},
  author={Ricardo Mario Arida and F{\'u}lvio Alexandre Scorza and Carla Alessandra Scorza and Esper Abr{\~a}o Cavalheiro},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={422-431}
}

Favorable effects of physical activity for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy

TLDR
Taking into account that exercise can exert beneficial actions such as reduction of seizure susceptibility as observed in animal studies, and improvement of quality of life and reduction of anxiety and depression of individuals with epilepsy, physical exercise can be a potential candidate to be integrated with conventional therapy for epilepsy.

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