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Epilepsy Blog Relay™: Alison is shedding light on stigma

Day 28 of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™

Today’s post comes from Alison Zetterquist who writes ShedLightonEpilepsy.

From Alison

I’ve been blessed with being able to control my tonic-clonic seizures via meds. But, because of stigma, I hid my condition for 36 years. Finally, tired of hiding, I began opening up, choosing moments to tell people about my epilepsy.

It’s up to us, through open discussions and teaching others, to change the perceptions about epilepsy, do away with the stigma.

Read Alison's Post

 


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