Are there any celebrities with epilepsy? Singing sensation Susan Boyle says she had a difficult childhood because of her epilepsy. Vincent van Gogh suffered from seizures doctors believed were cause by temporal lobe epilepsy. Composer George Gershwin was diagnosed with epilepsy. Actress Margaux Hemingway had from epilepsy from the age of seven.
What famous singers have epilepsy? Lil Wayne has been open about his epileptic seizures which he has lived with all his life. He told music magazine NME that he has experienced more seizures at times he’s been stressed or overworked. One of the best-known singers with epilepsy, Neil Young is a rock legend.
Can you live a long life with epilepsy? The good news is if epilepsy is diagnosed early and treated appropriately, the prognosis can be excellent, with freedom from seizures and a normal quality of life.
Does epilepsy Impact IQ? A case-control study conducted in North India demonstrated that children with generalized epilepsy have lower IQ scores than their controls with not epilepsy.  A linear decline in IQ is also seen among people who developed epilepsy.