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‘I got in the shower. ‘Dana, are you alright?’ My boyfriend heard a loud crash. He rolled me on my side, stuck his fingers in my mouth.’: Woman with epilepsy explains how she has ‘cheated death’ countless times

“My boyfriend heard a loud crash. ‘Dana, are you alright?!’ No response. He rushed in thinking our shower curtain simply fell. It did. But me with it. I began to choke as he rolled me on my side and stuck his fingers in my mouth. My guard was down. I woke up in the back of an ambulance.”

‘Teachers noticed my 5-year-old making weird movements. ‘It’s all in her head,’ the doctor said.’: Mom demands answers for daughter who has 15 episodes a day of what appears to be seizures, actually is PNKD diagnosis

“Madie continued to have these strange ‘spells’ where her body would paralyze itself. The doctor walked in the room and told me she is making all of this up, and I should take her to a psychiatrist. I made it very clear I was not leaving that room until someone could tell me what was wrong with my daughter.”

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