A place for those who care for and about people with epilepsy - caring for yourselves as well as those around you.

Topic: Family & Friends

Created By: Froazer | 2017-07-24 08:00 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone, first of all i just wanna say that i'm so glad forums like these exist to help everyone that are experiencing these types of illnesses it makes me have faith in humanity. I...

Created By: casbug | 2017-07-14 11:22 | 2 Comments

Hey everyone.

I am in a new relationship with an amazing man who has had epilepsy since he was 13. He is now 39. We've only been dating several months and he just had his first...

Created By: Vyshaj | 2017-07-12 11:11 | 1 Comment

Hi All:
My husband got seizures 3 years back for the first time after 27 years (I was told he got once as kid). We were separated even before that due to other issues and was with him in...

Created By: Bob Bob | 2017-05-28 03:09 | 0 Comments

Hi, wondered if anyone experiences head shock, zaps or buzzes? Our son is having up to 50 a day. He is on epileptic medication which has reduced his night seizures we think.He used to have head...

Created By: tripletmom_5911b717b801f | 2017-05-09 08:41 | 1 Comment

My 16 year old son had several seizures when he was 6 - 8 years old. He discontinued medication when he was 11 years old. Five months ago he began having seizures. After videotaping and having...

Created By: WC2017 | 2017-05-08 13:20 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. I am new to this site and community forum, however, I am not new to the world of Epilepsy. I do not have it, however, my boyfriend of nearly four years does. He is 37, and was...

Created By: NickiLynn31 | 2017-05-03 18:43 | 0 Comments

I have been with my husband for almost a decade and we have been married for almost 4 of those years. He was upfront with me when we started dating about it. Honestly I knew very little about...

Created By: i_still_have_hope | 2017-04-17 16:15 | 4 Comments

My boyfriend of 3 years, suffered from New Onset of Refractory Status Epilepticus in Nov 2016. He had to be put under induced coma for about a month to stop the seizures. Doctors did not think he...

Created By: Musicman_58e034ea2f66e | 2017-04-01 19:31 | 0 Comments

She hasn't had a seizure for quite some time, it's the effects of her medication which is bi polar medication and the side effects are terrible! Couple that with Korskoff syndrome and it...

Created By: Tinkr703 | 2017-03-28 14:25 | 2 Comments

I'm a female who is dating a man who has just told me that he's an epileptic. Initially it didn't bother me so much being that I'm a nurse and all, but after some thought, I...

Created By: zpznyc | 2017-03-24 16:55 | 4 Comments

HI,

One of my best friends is an Epileptic. He got his first diagnosis about 5 years ago and has had issues on and off ever since. His life is a real struggle and lately he has been getting...

Created By: Lonewanderer | 2017-03-06 03:50 | 0 Comments

I'm going to delve right into this.

My father has never taken care of himself. From age 12 to 38 not once did he brush his teeth. Causing teeth loss, constant head aches, and...

Created By: flicksh | 2017-02-25 16:07 | 1 Comment

My seven year old son began having unusal mood swings (going from happy to crying or happy to very angry), difficulties with attention and focus, getting sudden and severe headaches and vomitting...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-02-21 15:26 | 0 Comments

I am just looking for some support from anyone who has lost a marriage due to epilepsy. I have nocturnal seizures that we cant get under control and its has sleep deprived my wife for 4 years....

Created By: leigh0866 | 2017-02-20 12:33 | 1 Comment

I am the mother of an adult son with epilepsy. His seizures started as an infant and are very sporadic. He can go years without a seizure, even without medication. We thought he was outgrowing...

Created By: user12345 | 2017-02-07 11:37 | 0 Comments

How do all of you that are married to someone with epilepsy, and are there caregiver for years, handle intimacy? It has gotten to the point I feel like I am having relations with someone in a...

Created By: AbCarter | 2017-02-03 13:04 | 0 Comments

Hello,

My mom had an unprovoked seizure today that lasted for about 1.5 minutes.
This is the first time she has ever had one and she is in her early 60s.

Is this a serious...

Created By: sophievict68 | 2017-01-04 08:57 | 3 Comments

Hi, I'm just looking for some advice. My long term boyfriend has epilepsy, he was diagnosed about 2 years ago and we have been together for 6 years, recently his epilepsy had gotten worse and...

Created By: Kirston Peeler | 2016-12-17 03:06 | 1 Comment

Hello!! My name is Kirston and I just need a bit of advice. Maybe someone to talk to. Me and my boyfriend have been together almost 4 yrs now. He has epilepsy and deals with seizures every so...

Created By: Jennll2020 | 2016-11-17 03:30 | 0 Comments

My husband was diagnosed with partial epilepsy in his teens. They had him taking keppra which he hates because it made him think crazy things but his Dr. insists that's what he needs to be on...

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