Stigma haunts those living with epilepsy

Growing up, Silindile Mkhwena says healers preyed on her family’s scant knowledge of her epilepsy. More than a decade later, she says she is still paying for society’s ignorance.

Epilepsy surgery improves lives

The vast majority of epilepsy patients who have brain surgery to treat the seizure disorder find it improves their mood and their ability to work and drive.

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