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Faces of Epilepsy

Daily Fight to Live

by: Jillianne Swaby My name is Jillianne I am 30 years old and I have been epileptic since 2011. From the time I was born…

Life Experiences

Marcelino Brown is a 62 year old man who has been with Epilepsy Florida since 2013 when he experienced his first seizure due to heart…

Twins with Epilepsy

The Edmerson twins came to Epilepsy Florida through the Telemed program.  Both Joey and Jordan suffer from Absence seizures.  The seizure frequency varies and at…

Success Story

This is Jane with her grand kids today. From the time she was a child, she struggled with grandmal seizures, as a result of her…

Great Relief

Jesus Sanchoyerto was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 12. He has been part of the Epilepsy Florida family since 2009. Jesus's parents came…

My Epilepsy Journey

by: Victor Guimares I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 9 ½, I was put on Dilantin and seizure free for two years, then…

Feeling the Judgment

by: Melissa Kavolius I was 17 and in High School when I had my first seizure in 2006. I had a really stressful week at…

A New Outlook on Life

Barry has been living with epilepsy since he was 13 years old. He recalls having daily seizures and that it took a while for him…

Paul’s Journey

Paul Rodriguez is a 32 year old male, who began experiencing grand mal seizures at the age of 10 years old. Client attended Miami Children’s…

Warriors of Adversity

by: Alexandra Markovich The year of 2020 was not just the year I struggled. It was the year I struggled, my neighbor, my co-worker, and…

Navigating Through Life

Samantha's Story: When I first reached out to Epilepsy Florida I was trying to navigate life after high school and around 2017 I started having…

Hope and Reassurance

Ersel Linton recently joined Epilepsy Florida back in May 2020. Ersel feels he has received so much support in such little time. He was referred…

On the Road Again

We are living in confusing and unsettling times. Many of us are trying our best to avoid leaving our homes to venture out into the…

Client since 1999

Seizures Since Birth Many of us face challenges and difficulties in our lives.  Claudia Medina has been living with Epilepsy since birth.  Before she came…

Persistence Pays Off

Dylan Scott came to Epilepsy FL needing medical and prescription services.  Dylan is a 27 yr. old male who suffers from epilepsy. In 2015, 1.2%…

A Shimmer of Hope

Paulina Diaz is a 50 year old female, who began experiencing seizures at the age of 12 years old. She experienced tonic – clonic, complex…

Count on EFL

During this time of uncertainty there’s one thing that is certain, and it’s that Mercedes Medina can count on Epilepsy Florida for her continued medical…

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