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Isabella Stefanoski Epilepsy Story

Hi there  I got diagnosed with absent seizures at the age of 6, then had my first grand mile seizure when I was 17. I had a bit of an incident late April last year , where I had a grand mile seizure and collapsed on the grand whilst I was curling my hair. Fortunate enough  My friend Adam was on face time to

NANCY YOUNG STORY

I was in college and working. I was working in the ER as an intermediate level EMT and had focuses in trauma and orthopedics. I also did some triage as well.  I was three weeks away from graduation. I left work on December 2, 2002 to go home for lunch then go to class, but never made it there. My mom had already moved

MY LIFE WITH EPILEPSY

I Was Diagnosed with Epilepsy, At 17, After An Accident At work, Where I was Working on a Scaffolding, 35ft Up, The Scaffolding Collapsed with me on it, That was 28, Years ago, I Suffered a Head injury, it was a very strange sensation, all I remember was I could hear what I Believed to be water tricking Downwards, it Turned out to be

SUCCESS STORY OF EPILEPSY

Hello everyone, Let me introduce Mrs. Pema Choki, 50 yrs. Undoubtedly, she is one of the strongest women I have ever met. Self-employed, she runs her own grocery shop and is also a proud mother of three children. By appearance, she looks, strong, bold and satisfied with her life. I first met her at the hospital; she had come for her follow up appointment

EPILEPGERMANY

Epilepgermany, Projecte and cooperation partners Sven - Michael My name is Sven, I'm 30 years old and I'm from Germany. My birth was a real adventure. I was born 6 weeks earlier, had brain hemorrhage and was deaf. I learned to walk when I was 2 years old, with 3 I could already swim. After years of medical treatment, mostly in hospitals, I was

EPILEPSY MADE ME STRONGER

"My name is Ketaki Chitale. I am from Mumbai, India. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the age of 10. I apparently did showcase the symptoms before being diagnosed, but the research and medical know-how regarding Epilepsy in India was not as developed in the early 90's, thus the late diagnosis. Epilepsy doesn't discriminate people, but people do. As a child, I was told that I

LIVING WITH EPILEPSY

When Fred Kiserem first convulsed  2012 while at work in Basra, Iraq, he did not think that he would later be diagnosed with epilepsy, a chronic illness that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. He did not visit the hospital, neither did he tell his employer in order to secure his job. The seizure attacked again after one month, but luckily it was around the time Kiserem

MICHELLE’S STORY SEIZING A CURE

“I still remember the first time Michelle had a seizure,” said Eunice Cole, Michelle Hernandez’s mother, recalling more than 30 years earlier. “I was scared to death. She was just 11-months-old. I remember when she had another seizure…putting her in my lap and driving to the emergency room.” Cole was told her daughter was having febrile seizures, which are convulsions that can happen during

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HELP CHANGE LIVES TODAY

Few people are actually willing to step up and talk about Epilepsy. We need to make the world aware of the impact Epilepsy has on so many and find a cure. Without a cure, there are far too many people who will never have relief from seizures.

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