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Many young people, parents and celebrities have all shared their epilepsy story with us, which have helped reassure and support to many people.


Now aged 24, Amy was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2002 at 15 after a teacher grew suspicious about her behavior. The...

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BBC1’s Waterloo Road star, Philip Martin Brown was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy aged 19. Watch our interview with him talking...

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Millie was diagnosed with epilepsy as an infant just before her first birthday. She had not been unwell and was asleep...

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Having been diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 17, Young Epilepsy is a cause close to Dai’s heart. It’s why...

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Leon was first diagnosed at 16. He had been in a training session at football on a floodlit pitch and everything...

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Tom was diagnosed at 13 months. He was given an EEG which didn’t show any epileptic activity. Tom also had a...

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Poppy Evans has a neurological condition called Dravet Syndrome that causes epileptic seizures. This is a neurological condition that causes intractable...

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Epilepsy is the kind of condition you read about and think will never affect your children yet one winter’s morning in...

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When Shannon Locke, aged 22, posted a video of herself having a seizure with her seizure alert-dog Poppy by her side,...

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