An article by our contributor Irene Tarragó

When parents are told their son or daughter has epilepsy it’s as if their word has just fallen apart.

This mainly occurs due to the lack of knowledge still existing about this disease, and the stigma hanging over it “thanks” to literature, cinema, superstition… My suggestion for you is just to be CALM. 70% of people with epilepsy can lead a “normal” life, and it’s very possible your son or daughter is included in this 70%.

I’m 60 years old. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at 17 years old. It was hard at the beginning, because the most difficult is to find the right drug. Each person and each epilepsy is different. When the neurologist found mine, everything became smooth. I was able to study English Philology for three years at University (I didn’t finish because of other reasons), I played sports, I obtained my driver’s license, I became a mother, I worked… in other words: I ENJOYED LIFE. And the only thing I need to do is to take my medication everyday, not to drink any alcohol and sleep eight hours a day. It’s not very difficult.

And I continue enjoying and getting more out of life everyday. Why won’t your son or daughter?

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    Contraindications: Do not use the product if you suffer from an infection in the ear canal or if you suffer from a skin lesion in the vicinity of the product's area of influence.
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    El próximo sábado 21 de noviembre a las 4 de la tarde, podrás conocer de primera mano nuestro producto: mjn-SERAS.
    mjn-SERAS es un producto sanitario que lanza una señal de aviso cuando el riesgo de crisis de epilepsia es elevado, a la persona afectada y a sus contactos de confianza.

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      mjn-SERAS es un producto sanitario con marcado CE conforme a la Directiva Europea 93/42/EEC y el Real Decreto RD. 1591/2009.
      Contraindicaciones: No usar el producto en caso de padecer una infección en el canal auditivo o en caso de padecer una lesión cutánea en las proximidades del área de influencia del producto.
      Consideraciones: Este producto sanitario funciona con una APP solo en teléfonos Android. Los resultados testeados son 96% de sensibilidad y 94% de especificidad.
      CPSP20103CAT.