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Stories written by a family member or friend of an adult affected

Michelle's Story

I am writing about my mother, Vera, who died in July 2004 from status eplipticus and limbic encephalitis with serum voltage gate…

Sharon's Story

Hi, to all the team at the society. Thought I would give you an update on my mother’s progress so far from Limbic Encephalitis. …

Anna's Story

Anna has now been in the Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton General Hospital for nearly two years. She is 28 years old nex…

Susie's Story

Susie was a healthy and fit 52 years old when she contracted encephalitis in May 2003. It started on Friday 9th May with a sever…

Jean's Story

Jean had been fighting off a cold for a couple of weeks when she finally took to her bed with a violent headache on Tuesday, Dec…

Clare's father's Story

My father who is 70 years old, has cancer of the lymph nodes and multiple sclerosis. Last year he contracted encephalitis. He …

Sarah's Story

I am the step-father of Sarah who was 17 years old when she had the first signs of the illness. Sarah had a virus at first with…

Anna's Story

Anna has now been in the Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton General Hospital for nearly two years. She is 28 years old next…

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