Category: Epilepsy Awareness Month

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: Kyah’s Blog Post

- Epilepsy Awareness Month

Hi, my name is Kyah Altiere.  For the past 5 ½ years I have been a counselor at a substance abuse clinic.  I never realized how much I had in common with people living with opiate addictions.  Stay with me here, I’ve never used any illicit drugs.  Our clinic is

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: Shar’s Blog Post

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My journey with Epilepsy started when I was 9 months old. I struggled with epilepsy all my life from being called the Exorcist to being limited on activities I could do. In 2013 I started working on my degree in Human Services. In 2015 I had so many seizures during

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: Brett’s Blog Post

- Epilepsy Awareness Month

I am a 40-year-old man with epilepsy. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at 8 years of age. Prior to my diagnosis, I knew something was wrong but did not say anything to my parents. When my father first saw me having a seizure, we quickly saw a doctor. The news

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Epilepsy Awareness Month: Hafsa’s Blog Post

- Epilepsy Awareness Month

My name is Hafsa and I was first diagnosed with epilepsy when I was one year old. I was too young to notice exactly what was going on with me, but as I got older and went to school, I started to feel embarrassed about having seizures in front of

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