Tag: epilepsy

NEW Epilepsy Awareness Bracelet

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Anyone can develop epilepsy at any stage during their lifetime. The disorder affects both males and females of all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It is not contagious or infectious, nor is it a mental illness or psychiatric… Read More

Epilepsy Awareness – Risk Factors & Causes

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Epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder, is a neurological disorder, associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain. It is marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, unusual behaviour, sometimes loss of consciousness, and convulsions. Anyone can… Read More

NEW Puzzle of My Heart Bracelets for Janu Swart – Cerebral Palsy & Epilepsy

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Janu`s story: Janu Swart, from Klerksdorp, was born premature at 29 weeks. He had a birth weight of 1.29kg and thrived, but by the time he was 10 months old he could not sit on his own yet… Read More

NEW – Little Soldier Bracelets for Divan Conway – Lissencephaly, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy

Divan Conway

Divan`s story: Divan Conway is a 6 year old boy who was diagnosed with Lissencephaly (smooth brain), Cerebral Palsy, and Epilepsy (West Syndrome). He currently weighs 29kg, he can not walk or talk at all, and his mum… Read More

NEW Always Smile Bracelets for Antoni van Reenen – Brain damage, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy

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Antoni`s story: Antoni is a friendly little boy from Brackenfell in Cape Town. He suffered brain damage at birth due to negligence, and also has Cerebral Palsy and a trachi. Mom, Marili, cares for him 24/7 as he… Read More

NEW Strength through Faith Bracelets for Noah Smit – Mixed Cerebral Palsy

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Noah`s story: Noah Smit from Swellendam in the Western Cape was diagnosed with mixed cerebral palsy – dystonic & spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. At the young age of 1 and a half years, the Neurologist said he would… Read More

Fueled by Faith Bracelets for Seth Meyer

Seth Meyer

Seth Meyer was born on 5 August 2016 a healthy boy, but started having epileptic fits two weeks later. He was rushed to hospital, endured weeks of blood tests and lumber punches, yet they couldn’t find anything wrong. He then… Read More