Anthony was diagnosed with epilepsy at 20 and underwent surgery just before his 29th birthday. He has been seizure free for 12 years, and is working as an engineer.
'I had probably been having simple and complex partial seizures all through my childhood but they were put down to bad behaviour and I was packed off to a special school.
When I was 17 I passed my driving test and immediately had an accident, running down two pedestrians who both suffered broken bones. I broke my shoulder and knee caps and was done for driving without due care and attention. No-one considered that I might have had a seizure at the wheel.
Seizure Seizures are symptoms of a brain problem. A seizure is a sudden. . . .
Epilepsy Diagnosis Epilepsy is generally not easy to diagnose quickly.. . . .
What Causes Epilepsy? In most of the epilepsy cases, a cause cannot be. . . .
How to prevent seizures? The cause of epilepsy is often not known, therefore. . . .
Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by a predisposition to generate. . . .
Treating Epilepsy Treatment of epilepsy is usually focused on controlling. . . .