Author Archives: Epilepsy Foundation

Zoe’s Story

April 4, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

  At the age of 3, Zoe’s mother noticed that she had a very unsteady gait, which progressed over time, as well as her increased clumsiness, headaches/migraines and…

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Ben’s Story

April 25, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

  Ben was first diagnosed with epilepsy in 2021, two years after he had finished high school. However, his neurologist believes he has had the condition for much longer.

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Michael’s Story

June 27, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

Michael was diagnosed with epilepsy as a result of two brain surgeries in 1969, but has been seizure-free since 1998. He experienced tonic-clonic seizures where he lost all consciousness.

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Riana’s Story

September 5, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

  Riana’s experience with epilepsy began at a very early age when her mother noticed some out of the ordinary behaviour.   “I started my journey with epilepsy when…

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Lucy’s Story

September 5, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

  Lucy was diagnosed with childhood absence epilepsy at the age of four.   “Absence epilepsy is where seizures are characterised by brief episodes of staring with impairment of…

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Nathan’s Story

September 5, 2023 - by Epilepsy Foundation

  Nathan experienced his first seizure in 2017, with a second following almost three years later in 2020 after flying to New Zealand. From this point, his seizures began…

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