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MY EPILEPSY

   I have left mesial temporal sclerosis due to a high fever when I was an infant.  Having surgery to remove that area when I was twenty-five, I went seizure free for three years.  The complex partial petit… Read More

PERCENTAGES

I was talking to someone about how many people in the United States alone have EPILEPSY, and he said something that I couldn’t believe anyone would ever say.  I told him that three million people in the United… Read More

I HAVE EPILEPSY

I have epilepsy.  My seizures are not the worse.  I only stare for 30 seconds to 1 minute.  Sometimes I shake my right arm.  Does anyone in Washington, D.C. know someone with epilepsy?  Surely someone does.  Epilepsy does… Read More

PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY

Photosensitive epilepsy is another type of epilepsy that can be caused by flashing or flickering lights.  Different patterns, like stripes and polka dots, can also cause a seizure.  Repetitive patterns like strobe lights, fluorescent lights that flicker, fireworks,… Read More

WIFE WITH EPILEPSY

Today is Valentine’s Day.  The U.S. is not the only country that celebrates Valentine’s Day (Latin America, Japan, India, and Lebanon are just a few).  Some countries may celebrate on another day. February 14th is not just Valentine’s… Read More

“GIVING TUESDAY” FOR EPILEPSY

The Epilepsy Institute of NC is a nonprofit organization.  A physician there sees patients that can not afford office visits and can not afford the epilepsy medication.  The office barely broke even last year.  She, Dr. Dean, needs… Read More

EPILEPSY AWARENESS MONTH

Every disease, celebration, or movement has an awareness month and its own colored ribbon.  Purple is the color for epilepsy.  Congress declared November as National Epilepsy Awareness Month in 2003. I have had epilepsy for over twenty years…. Read More

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