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Sep

Share Your Seizure Story: Cora

Hi, my name is Cora Haworth. I am 13 years old and I have Epilepsy. I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 4 years old. Ever since birth, I […]

10
Jul

Share Your Seizure Story: Aaliyah

I was between 5th and 6th grade, all dolled up for a pageant interview. My hair perfect, my dress immaculate, my age-appropriate makeup causing my face to gleam. I was […]

09
Jun

Share Your Seizure Story: Tom

LIFESTYLE CHANGES I was 19 years old when I had my first Grand Mal seizure. I was working in the Wisconsin Dells, staying at my Aunt’s house, doing laundry and […]

02
May

Share Your Seizure Story: Eva

Many people believe that high school is the “best four years of your life,” and I thought this sentiment would be the same for me, but as I was playing […]

04
Apr

Share Your Seizure Story: CJ

Advocating for Epilepsy in Washington, DC at the Teens Speak Up! Conference from the eyes of CJ, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s representative Day 1: Today I arrived in […]

01
Mar

Share Your Seizure Story: Miranda

It’s All in Your Head I laid there in fear, clutching my teddy bear as the machine above me made vigorous noises to a rhythmic beat. The longest hour of […]

01
Feb

Share Your Seizure Story: Matt

My name is Matt and I had my first seizure when I was fourteen. I was with some of my friends and nobody knew what to do. I acted like […]

04
Jan

2017 Revised Classification of Seizures

by Robert S. Fisher MD, PhD, Patricia Shafer RN, MN and Carol D’Souza The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is the world’s main scientific body devoted to the study of […]

09
Dec

Share Your Seizure Story: Becky Vinehout

My story can be your story. I celebrate living seizure free, everyday! I had epilepsy surgery in September 2012, which was highly successful and my recovery was not scary at […]

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