Informational Videos

Epilepsy Autoimmune Evaluation

This video comes from Mayo Clinic’s YouTube page, Mayo Medical Laboratories.

The new Epilepsy Autoimmune Evaluation is now available from Mayo Medical Laboratories. In this video, Sean Pittock, M.D., discusses what providers should know about autoimmune dementia, the testing approach, as well as interpretation, follow-up and additional considerations once the test has been ordered.


Autoimmune Diseases – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & More…

A quick animated video giving a brief overview of autoimmune diseases, their symptoms, and treatment. It is not specific to any one autoimmune condition. This could be informative when beginning to learn about autoimmune disease and helping family and friends get a brief understanding of autoimmunity.

You can also find this video and others about autoimmune diseases on you YouTube.com playlist, “Other Autoimmune Conditions/Symptoms“.


 

Living with Autoimmune Encephalopathy

This video by Scott Foley, interviews patients and family affected by Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy. This cruel condition effects children and adults alike. Symptoms can be progressive or have a slow, sub-acute onset. These symptoms can include the following:

Symptoms:
confusion and disorientation
concentration and memory problems
personality changes
speech difficulties (usually transient)
tremors
muscle jerking (myoclonus)
impaired coordination and balance (ataxia)
headaches
disorientation
seizures or seizure-like events
partial paralysis (transient)
sleep abnormalities
psychosis
coma

 

Dr. Eric Lancaster discusses The uses and misuses of titers in autoimmune encephalitis

Dr. Eric Lancaster
Dr. Eric Lancaster for AE Alliance

In a video hosted by Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance, Dr. Eric Lancaster talks about antibody titers and it’s uses and misuses in autoimmune encephalitis. The 10+ minute video is hosted on AE Alliance’s Vimeo page which can be found at https://vimeo.com/98041998.