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Notable People with Epilepsy

Think you're the only one in the world with a seizure condition? Think again! Check out this list of notable persons throughout history thought to have epilepsy.

1. Authors:

Dame Agatha Christie, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Charles Dickens, Dante, Edgar Allan Poe, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Gustave Flaubert, Jonathan Swift, Leo Tolstoy, Lewis Carroll, Lord Byron, Moliere, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sir Walter Scott, Truman Capote

2. Celebrities:

Danny Glover, Margaux Hemingway, Michael Wilding, Richard Burton

3. Composers:

George Frederick Handel, Ludwig van Beethoven, Niccolo Paganini, Peter Tchaikovsky

4. Religious and Historical Figures:

Alexander the Great, Atreya, Aristotle, Harriet Tubman, Hippocrates, Joan of Arc, Julius Caesar, Mohammed, Napoleon Bonaparte, Saint Paul, Socrates, Soren Kierkegaard

5. Sports:

Florence Griffith Joyner – Three time Olympic gold medal winner

Andrei Kotsytsin – Montreal Canadians hockey player

Derek Morris – Phoenix Coyotes hockey player

Lora the Lavender Labrador Answers Your Questions

Do you have a question for Lora the Lavender Labrador about seizure disorders that you'd like answered? Is there something you'd like Lora the Lavender Labrador to know?

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A Trivia Gem

It is believed by some that a gemstone called "Kunzite" has many interesting and beneficial properties. According to The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall, in addition to its other properties, Kunzite is useful for calming epilepsy and soothing joint pain. It is also believed to be useful when suffering from depression. Kunzite can be pink or green in colour and is also believed to be helpful for strengthening the circulatory system and the heart muscle.

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