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Anthony’s Story

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My name is Bob and my son, Anthony, has epilepsy. Anthony started having seizures when he was seven years old. In fact, he almost died three times from seizure activity. He’s been on every medication that they have; toxic levels of them. Nothing’s worked. He’s had a total of eight...
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Trish’s Story

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My name is Rob, I’m Trish’s brother and I’ve been working with her over the years to try and find a solution for her epilepsy, which has led us to the RNS System. It seems to be the only thing in the past 25 years that’s made any difference and...
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Brianna’s Story

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My life with epilepsy is misdiagnosed. The first doctor I went to diagnosed me with A.D.D. when I was in fifth grade. I got put on meds to help my focus and improve my grades but year after year, my doctor would increase the dosage, as I would my grades...
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Chase’s Story

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My name is Chase and I’ve had epilepsy since I was 17. I don’t remember how it started as I’ve lost a lot of memory, but the story I’ve heard was that I started having some weird experiences where I had trouble speaking. We thought maybe it was related to...
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Araceli’s Story

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My name is Araceli Lopez and my dad is Richard Lopez, and he has epilepsy. He’s had it for 29 years. He has the NeuroPace now, so it’s better. Most of the time, when people say bad things about seizures it kind of makes me feel awkward sometimes. Like they...
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