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Ive had Epilepsy for 33yrs would i ever stop taking seizures

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If you are lucky enough to find the right medication,you could lead a normal life.

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With the right dose of the right epilepsy medicine about seven in 10 people with epilepsy will stop having seizures. But it can be difficult finding the right medicine. And a few people might need other treatments. You could contact the Epilepsy Helpline freephone 0808 800 5050 or email helpline@epilepsy.org.uk if you would like more information about other treatments.

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Hi, don't give up hope... I have had epilepsy for 39 years and have now gone one year seizure free! Why, I don't know and am trying to find out myself... It can happen! Be positive and remember, to take one day at a time! I have been on the same medication for several years and will not change! Finally, perhaps it's working!

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