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Princes to Kings - a Purple Day band

Princes to Kings are playing their first headline show in London for Epilepsy Society this Purple Day weekend. They were inspired to form their band by their eldest sibling, Luke, who has a severe form of epilepsy.

Professional sport and epilepsy - Adam Franks' story

Adam Franks describes how, with the help of his neurologist, he fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional ice hockey player, in spite of his epilepsy.

ILAE new seizure classification - what are the new seizure names?

Our Education, Information and Support Services Manager, Andree Mayne, explains the new seizure classifications announced by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

help grant ellie’s christmas wish of a cure for epilepsy

When we received a heartbreaking letter from ten-year-old Ellie, detailing the death of her friend Patrick from an epileptic seizure, we knew we had to share it with you.

latest research papers

A selection of the latest research papers from researchers at Epilepsy Society.

Me and my epilepsy

Deborah and her two daughters all live with disabilities and all care for each other. Here she describes how they push forward together, never allowing epilepsy to beat them.

My experience of sodium valproate

Kat, who has borderline personality disorder, was prescribed sodium valproate as a mood stabiliser for two and a half years. She was informed of the risks associated with sodium valproate during pregnancy and shares her experience.

 

 

How new mum Gina was diagnosed with epilepsy

Young mum Gina  explains how her epilepsy began shortly after having her baby son, Charlie.

 

Top tips for working with epilepsy

Our channel marketing manager, Carl Charlesworth, gives some helpful tips for people with epilepsy who are already working or are starting work.

 

Top tips for travelling abroad with epilepsy

Our information officer, Andrée Mayne, gives some helpful tips on travelling with epilepsy if you're going on holiday abroad this summer.

 

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