"After the first visit to Advance I took Emily’s nasal gastric tube away, she didn’t need it, she had begun eating, her seizures began to decrease, she started to relax"

Emily's Story: Epilepsy

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EMILY by her Mother

Brain damage with seizures - Tube fed

In March 2003 Emily suffered severe brain damage, after an illness which led to a 90 minute epileptic seizure during which time her body started to twist and contort. She had epilepsy with constant seizures and screamed all day everyday like she was possessed, she had no control over her body and just slumped into me.  Her arms were bent and stiff, her hands were fisted, she would not eat and was being fed by nasal gastric tube. She was frightened all the time and I was terrified.

The drugs made no difference

After eight months of this torture and all the drugs nothing made any difference, Emily was still as bad and the doctors gave me no hope.

TST turned our lives around

So I started to look for another way to help my little Angel. That’s when I found Advance and TST (hallelujah!). After the first visit to Advance I took Emily’s nasal gastric tube away, she didn’t need it, she had begun eating, her seizures began to decrease, she started to relax, I began to feel she was with me again and that is when Emily’s life was to begin again.

I was not afraid anymore, now I had hope!

Emily is drug free and Blooming like a flower

Five years on, the treatment and Emily are still working brilliantly together. She is drug free, eats three big organic meals a day.  Her body has developed beautifully and to the amazement of her doctors her spine is now straight. She loves her life and is interested in everything we do. She has managed a few words, her arms and hands are relaxed, she can sit with the minimum of help, enjoys jokes and her understanding goes from strength to strength and she is blooming like a little flower.

Emily has a much better life to look forward to, her smiles tell me that!

We can’t thank Advance enough!

God bless you all.

Symptoms

Body Function
Body control
Chewing
Hand control
Head control
Limb Control
Movement
Speech/Voice
Words
Spine
Eating

Conditions

Brain Injury
Epilepsy
Spastic CP
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