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Chloé Grayson’s story – My Mother’s Epilepsy

My mother’s epilepsy went undetected for 24 years. It wasn’t until she had a violent seizure in front of other people that it was officially confirmed. Upon reflection, she realised that it explained a lot of things that she had been experiencing throughout her whole life. The first time it was suspected by a medical

December 8th, 2017|

Juha Karjula – Living real dreams despite epilepsy

Juha Karjula, a 38 year-old kindergarten teacher, obtained his university Master’s degree despite having refractory epilepsy. He had a tonic-clonic seizure when he was a high school student. The diagnosis was given quite soon after the seizure, however the cause of his epilepsy is still unknown. The first antiepileptic drug did not stop his seizures,

February 6th, 2017|

Sasha Pina, USA

Sasha Pina lives in Las Vegas, Nevada USA and is 22 years old. Sasha was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2011 a year after a traumatic brain injury. She was diagnosed with complex partial, simple partial, and nocturnal seizures and also has auras before her seizures. She will sometimes only have auras with no seizure afterwards.

December 1st, 2016|

VIDEO: Paul’s Epilepsy Story

Videos from the remarkABLE project, Twenty 20s, supported by the International Bureau for Epilepsy through the Promising Strategies initiative.

September 30th, 2016|

VIDEO: Leigh’s Epilepsy Story

Videos from the remarkABLE project, Twenty 20s, supported by the International Bureau for Epilepsy through the Promising Strategies initiative.

September 30th, 2016|

VIDEO: Kathleen’s Epilepsy Story

Videos from the remarkABLE project, Twenty 20s, supported by the International Bureau for Epilepsy through the Promising Strategies initiative.

September 30th, 2016|

VIDEO: Karima’s Epilepsy Story

Videos from the remarkABLE project, Twenty 20s, supported by the International Bureau for Epilepsy through the Promising Strategies initiative.

September 30th, 2016|