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Epilepsy News Articles (10 results)

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You Don't Look Like You Have Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

Not every condition is always visible. I live with epilepsy. I have lived with this condition for going on seven years this December. I was diagnosed with this condition in 2008, four short months after marrying my husband — days before both of our birthdays and two weeks before Christmas.

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over 2 years
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The 7 Biggest Myths About Mentally Strong People

From psychologytoday.com

Although we spend a lot of time talking about physical strength, we devote a lot less attention to mental strength. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. Here are the seven biggest myths about mentally strong people.

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over 2 years
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What Psychologists Want You to Know About the Holiday Blues

From everydayhealth.com

Holiday blues can make some people dread the season, starting with Turkey Day and continuing through the new year. Other people drag through the winter months, including the holidays, with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that can occur as your body responds to fewer daylight hours.

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about 2 years
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Epilepsy: What a Seizure Looks Like, When it Looks Like Something Else

From huffingtonpost.com

My daughter was just two years old when she had her first seizure, due to Epilepsy. I didn't see it happen. I wish I had, because for the longest moment of my life, as I held my daughter in my arms, screaming out to the world for help, I thought…

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almost 2 years
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This Is What It's Like To Live With Epilepsy

From com.au

I don't know when I first became aware of the word epilepsy. Family mythology has me aged about four when it was noticed that I was taking "funny turns". But it's a word that defined me for many years; stalked me through all aspects of life, complicated the serious and…

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almost 2 years
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Facing Epilepsy Stigmas

From huffingtonpost.com

Facing epilepsy stigmas head on is the greatest way to rise above the misinformation hovering around like a dark stormy cloud. Terrible myths have been told about what epilepsy is and about people who live with the condition. Myths such as these can take such a toll on those living…

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over 2 years
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5 Reasons I Love My Life Even More Because of My Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I have read quite a few articles about the difficulty of depression and the possibility of losing one's identity after becoming diagnosed with epilepsy, and how caregivers can experience quite a roller coaster ride themselves when a loved one is drastically changed after an epilepsy diagnosis, but it's so rare…

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about 2 years
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Secondary Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

Despite her epilepsy, my wife is still a strong, wonderful person, and the woman of my dreams. And as long as she has epilepsy I will have secondary epilepsy. I choose to love her and walk with her every step of the way through this journey, and always will.

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about 2 years
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Things To Never Do When Someone Tells You They Have Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I remember the very first time that someone spoke the words, "Everything will be okay!" speaking about my epilepsy. Fire engulfed my stomach. When a family member spoke this to me, I knew they meant well, however, I wanted to curl into a ball and cry until I had no…

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almost 2 years
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My Biggest Regret After I Was Diagnosed With Epilepsy at 14

From themighty.com

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 14 years old. My seizures were non-convulsive, so I felt "lucky" that no one could knowingly see my seizures. With my non-convulsive seizures, I'd have a spasm but was fully awake and aware. I tried to hide it as long as possible.

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over 1 year