Tag: grand-mal seizure


Debilitating Seizures Lead to Diagnosis of Dravet syndrome

April 27th, 2016

“Shelby was six months old when she had her first grand mal seizure” Shelby and her twin brother were born at 34 weeks. Despite weighing a mere five pounds at birth, Shelby was released from the hospital with her brother. The first sign of her health problems were seen after her six month checkup. Seven […]

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3-Year-Old Suffers from Sturge-Weber Syndrome

April 13th, 2016

“Emmanuel’s first uncontrollable grand mal seizure lasted for 30 minutes” Emmanuel was only one year old when he had his first seizure. He cried uncontrollably, prompting his frightened parents to take him to the ER. Emmanuel was admitted, and the next morning he had his first grand mal seizure. It lasted 30 minutes before his […]

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Tyler with Boston Red Sox player Jackie Bradley Jr

Wish Kid Tyler and His VIP Boston Red Sox Experience

January 13th, 2016

When Tyler was a young child, tests showed that he had some abnormalities known to cause epilepsy. At 8 years old, Tyler had his first grand mal seizure. Tyler is the family comedian. He’s smart as a whip with a wonderful sense of humor. Known to be a little dare-devil, Tyler has a wildly adventurous […]

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Claudia and SpongeBob

Magical Wish Trip for a Miraculous Wish Kid

December 16th, 2014

“Claudia was so excited to meet Mr. SquarePants” Wish Kid Claudia’s medical journey is nothing but miraculous. At just 4 months old, Claudia fell into cardiac arrest and was diagnosed with severe dilated cardiomyopathy. With just days to live, a surgeon performed an experimental surgery that gave her enough time to await a heart transplant. […]

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