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Everyone’s epilepsy story is unique, and sharing your story helps others know they are not alone.

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Eva-Lilly is 9 and had two focal seizures in August last year. One affected her mouth and the other affected one side of her face. She had an MRI but there were no immediate concerns. There were...

My epilepsy is something I’ve always tried to avoid talking about but recently I am embracing being more open about it. I had my first seizure at 14 when repairing my bike, it was a harrowing...

For many years I have experienced bouts of depression. I always described it as trying to climb out of a black hole without a ladder!
I feel that on a personal level one of my greatest...

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becoming a fitness instructor despite having had a brain tumour, stroke and epilepsy which all mean I have a very poor short term memory and balance. I started the course just 7 months after the...

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