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Living new life with Epilepsy.

When I last saw my Epilepsy specialist many months ago at a hospital, she suggested I change one of the medications I've been taking for many years to a more...

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Ryan started having seizures as a young child, but went for five years without an official diagnosis of photosensitive epilepsy.

“It’s thought I developed my epilepsy as early as 7 but it...


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...

I am epileptic, amongst other things, and my health is far from brilliant. But that does not define me. I am Ruth. I am a fighter. I am a warrior.

I was diagnosed with epilepsy at aged...


I was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2006, at the age of 10 years old. During my last year of primary school, looking forward to my high school years. And from then on all, all that has done has...


You have so many plans for the future and when they gradually start to fall apart you wonder if you can carry on.

I had my first seizure when I was 27. I'd started temping as an...


My first ever seizure was back in 2008, I was in year 7 of high school, I had a seizure in the classroom and all I can remember was coming around with a paramedic and feeling rather embarrassed as...