Category: "SUDEP"

MUM’S AGONY Doctors told me my daughter’s condition wouldn’t kill her – she died two years later

MUM’S AGONY Doctors told me my daughter’s condition wouldn’t kill her – she died two years later

WHEN Deborah Leigh’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare condition causing seizures, she claims doctors told her it wouldn’t prove fatal. Yet, two years later, the devastated mum found her 25-year-old child, Helen, lifeless on the floor of her home. After a desperate attempt to perform CPR, Helen died. The phlebotomist from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, […]

Living with intention: Life as a student with Epilepsy

Living with intention: Life as a student with Epilepsy

Kiley Flowers, a DePaul University senior, lives with epilepsy, a neurological disorder  characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures. She lives independently in the city and is able to lead a functional life taking classes, hanging out with her roommates and, most importantly, is seizure-free. Flowers first received her diagnosis in 2014. This diagnosis came after […]

What Is Epilepsy?

What Is Epilepsy?

A Neurological Condition That Causes Recurrent Seizures Epilepsy is a medical condition in which a person is predisposed to recurrent seizures. Seizures are brief episodes of involuntary movements and/or changes in consciousness that occur due to an alteration of brain activity. Epilepsy is caused by a variation in brain structure or function, which might be detected with […]

TIKTOK STAR LAURA LEE WATTS CONFIRMS DAUGHTER’S HEARTBREAKING DEATH AT 15

TIKTOK STAR LAURA LEE WATTS CONFIRMS DAUGHTER’S HEARTBREAKING DEATH AT 15

TikTok personality Laura Lee Watts has announced that her daughter Savannah Watts has passed away aged 15 after battling epilepsy for years. The TikTok star and mother of three confirmed the heartbreaking news with her followers in a video posted on Monday, February 13. The 33-year-old gained popularity on social media for sharing candid stories surrounding the upbringing of […]

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