Young Epilepsy recently reported on an episode of BBC One’s Casualty, which saw Grace, played by Emily Carey, experiencing a tonic clonic seizure after she was diagnosed with brain damage following a head injury. After reaching out to Emily, Young Epilepsy agreed for her to do a Q&A with the charity’s supporters. They responded in high volumes. Here’s Emily answering these key questions.
Lack of sleep is not good for anyone, particularly for those with epilepsy. In some individuals being overtired can even make a seizure more likely to occur. Below are a few tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.
To celebrate Pancake Day, we are sharing a nut free pancake recipe from Matthews Friends.
In the latest episode of Tattoo Fixers show hosts, Alice Perrin, Jay Hutton, Steven ‘Sketch’ Porter and Paisley Billings, were graced with our Everyone Knows Someone star of 2015, Olivia Salvati, looking for a tattoo which represented her epilepsy condition.
A report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has shown that children with epilepsy living in less wealthy areas are more likely to be admitted to hospital for emergency treatment.
29-year old Hazel McCoubrey, from London, shares why she is taking part in the Purple Day Skydive.
BBC One’s Casualty’s Dr Connie Beauchamp’s daughter, Grace, had a seizure in a recent episode.
16-year-old Ashleigh Simpson speaks with Young Epilepsy, a charity close to her heart, about why she is taking part in the Purple Day Skydive.
Today is Inspire Your Heart with Art Day and it is a day to recognise the impact of art in our lives. The broad spectrum of art can make us cry, laugh and represent an important time in our lives.