My Story: juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

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As part of National Epilepsy Week, I wanted to open up about my journey with Epilepsy. It all started a few years back when I woke up and suffered from these 'jerk' like moments, which in August...


From the age 14, I'd get ready for school in the morning and have a cup of tea. My arm would jerk slightly. I thought it was normal. I just carried on with my day.

That happened for years...