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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: seatowns | 2015-09-02 20:44 | 3 Views | 0 Comments

I have an ex boyfriend who I stayed close with over the past few years, I do have feelings for him and he has told me that he still loves me. We met pretty young so I didn't want to marry my...

Created By: vivibae | 2015-08-25 11:22 | 30 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I am here for my dear brother.  I have gone through all the blogs and I just thought I would start my own to vent and tell my story.  Not so much get replies but I do welcome any....

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Created By: myarb05 | 2015-08-23 21:57 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

My husband may have surgery for complex partial seizures (he's had VEEG and will be having Wada test later this month).  Just wondering if his mood swings and irritability will improve after the...

Created By: valarie.johnson@gmail.com | 2015-08-14 12:19 | 38 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

I am getting my master's degree online (something I definitely recommend to other epileptics - it's so much easier to replay the lecture if you have a seizure in the middle of it...

Created By: CuriousCaitlin | 2015-08-05 00:08 | 117 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all, 

My husband is 24 years old and just had his second seizure yesterday afternoon. His first was a grand mal 14 months ago and he's managed it really well with valproic acid. I'm not...

Created By: kylerfarmboy@gmail.com | 2015-07-25 22:59 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

Hoping to get information on new seizure type my sister is having. My sister started out at 5 as a generalized epileptic having day dream like seizures over the years she has progressed to focal...

Created By: paradyse1849 | 2015-06-24 09:14 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

on 3/31/15 I woke up to a loud bang thinking my daughter dropped something on the floor. When my husband and I bolt through the hosue to her room, we find her in a tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure...

Created By: paradyse1849 | 2015-06-24 09:13 | 127 Views | 1 Comment

on 3/31/15 I woke up to a loud bang thinking my daughter dropped something on the floor. When my husband and I bolt through the hosue to her room, we find her in a tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure...

Created By: suzer18 | 2015-05-28 02:01 | 279 Views | 3 Comments

We are new to the seizure world and what I would like to know is if anyone experienced people not wanting to know anymore about the seizures?  I know at first I could not stop talking about it...

Created By: ThisGirl | 2015-05-27 10:05 | 185 Views | 0 Comments

 

I have been reading up about Medial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, and think I match up with a lot of the symptoms (deja vu, g.i. issues, memory/mood issues). I have been reading about...

Created By: tspielman@gmail.com | 2015-05-20 22:03 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

Hello

I am writing this to gain some knowledge on the subject of epilepsy and pregnancy I've been with my wife 10 years married 1 year she is 27 and has epilepsy

ive known about this...

Created By: beeker | 2015-04-26 12:55 | 347 Views | 3 Comments

hi,

My Fiance has complex partial seziures and about two years ago a Doctor in Montreal put him on the drug Keppra. It is a wonderful drug when it works he will go months without seziures...

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2015-04-25 14:19 | 316 Views | 2 Comments

I had a tonic clonic seizure back in January, on the 8th, I then had an EEG and MRI on the 9th of February. My neurologist was optomistic it was a 1 time thing on January 24th and my step mom took...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2015-04-11 10:32 | 254 Views | 0 Comments

I have simple partial seizures due to seasonal allergies well controlled by topomax but if I was to have a seizure and I wouldn't want to "wake up" from it alone should I consider a seizure/...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2015-04-10 17:08 | 298 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsey when I was 10 years old it took my family and doctors forever to figure out what my trigger was (we found out this last year that my trigger was seasonal allergies...

Created By: Hasna | 2015-03-26 15:18 | 439 Views | 3 Comments

It startd through the past couple of months, my brother would have those moments where he'd be working, communicating or just normally going about his day, but all of the sudden he'd need a moment...

Created By: htjones93 | 2015-03-25 21:11 | 372 Views | 3 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was only a year old. I am now 21 years old, and still haven't gotten used to it. This forum is for anyone who needs help, or feels lost. If you have ever...

Created By: misseesu | 2015-03-22 20:49 | 358 Views | 1 Comment

In December I was scheduled for surgery. A week before my surgery my husband had his first seizure. We were in bed and he flew out and started shaking. He bit through his lip and was bleeding. I...

Created By: CStacy1 | 2015-03-02 08:03 | 413 Views | 1 Comment

I'm having trouble coping with my husband's epilepsy. He usually has partial seizures, they started last year. The doctors have no idea what's causing them, and all they're doing is increasing his...

Created By: photoaram | 2015-02-17 13:03 | 486 Views | 2 Comments

My little sister Irene was born on July 23, 1991. Prior to her third DPT shot, she began exhibiting “subtle episodes of eye fluttering” which our parents and pediatrician initially dismissed as...

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