Improve Your Quality of Life

Has epilepsy turned your world upside down? We’re here to help reduce your stress and anxiety around the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. We offer a community of support, advocacy, and empathy to patients, their families, and caregivers. Lean on us as a single, trusted source of information and practical options you can try today to improve the quality of your life with epilepsy.

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We’re different from other epilepsy organizations

We were created for you and are driven by you.

Our founder is a successful businessman turned philanthropist who has struggled with epilepsy for most of his life. He lives your daily battles with medications. He understands your fears about the next seizure. That’s why he built this community where you can be part of the answers.

Use this safe space to share problems you are dealing with, ask questions, learn about non-medication solutions, and gain access to data-driven resources and information. Everyone is welcome.

We go beyond research and medical alliances. We pore through hundreds of pages of research, news and data, aggregating all this knowledge for you. Then we connect the dots for you by explaining everything in plain language rather than medical jargon. We provide wellness ideas and approaches that you can put into practice immediately. 

Start by participating in a user-generated research survey and sign up to get notifications and updates. Become part of this community!

“Our goal is to drive change and innovation around epilepsy – from diagnosis to treatment to ultimately finding a cure. We can achieve this if we focus on active community engagement, investment and resources. Join our community and take charge of your future.”
Charles L. Shor
Founder of Epilepsy Wellness Advocates

Epilepsy at a glance

The following statistics about epilepsy paint a vivid picture, but you are not a statistic. You’re a person who needs help. Let Epilepsy Wellness Advocates be the pillar of support that helps you find both community and solutions you can put into place to improve your quality of life.

people across the world suffer from epilepsy
people are diagnosed with epilepsy every year
of those diagnosed with epilepsy could be seizure free with the right diagnosis and treatment
of epilepsy cases are potentially preventable

What we do

We discover and share new ways to fully control seizures using alternative non-pharmacologic interventions. We commit time, resources, and funding to improve and ultimately prevent memory and physical decline in patients with epilepsy. We’re organizing global events and opportunities to learn about non-pharmacologic ways to control stress, make life changes and develop healthy habits that can have a dramatic impact on seizure control and memory function.