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: Ange22 | 2016-07-16 23:50 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I came onto this site to see if anyone else that has had a relationship with someone that has epilepsy could help me out with some advice. I have a boyfriend who has epilepsy and has...

Created By: UnSpokenAngel | 2016-07-09 18:52 | 85 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I'm hoping to get some guidance here, I'm simply at my wits end.
Ok so first things first-I don't know if I've ever had a grand mal seizure. I don't think I...

Created By: cnhaney | 2016-07-08 18:09 | 72 Views | 0 Comments

My husband has RightTLE and had a hippocampectomy in 1999. He continues to have Complex Partial seizures with break through Generalized and he is still on a couple AntiEpileptic meds. He has...

Created By: Josie_schaar | 2016-06-23 03:29 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,
My mother had a seizure a few months ago. She hasnt had once since but she did have one when I was about six (Im 18 now) with no seizures in between. So, its a very rare thing for her....

Created By: jgoss | 2016-06-07 13:41 | 91 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to this board. My daughter, not yet 2 years old, was diagnosed with staring spells. She will just start staring off with a vacant expression and we cannot get her attention by name...

Created By: The Mother in Law | 2016-06-03 23:52 | 186 Views | 0 Comments

My 32-year-old daughter in law has both Epileptic (treated with Keppra) and emotional seizures. She is mother to 5 children ranging in age from 9 months to 12 years old) and she is not allowed to...

Created By: Lauren Alexander | 2016-05-29 19:52 | 131 Views | 0 Comments

My husband just had his first seizure last week. It was bad. My sister is epileptic, so I have grown up around seizures my first entire life. His was the worst I have ever seen. He bit through...

Created By: emlinds | 2016-05-15 11:51 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

My partner has been on Keppra for almost 3 months and the mood side effects are destroying our relationship. Hoping to connect with other people who have experienced this and can give some advice...

Created By: BlueSkyMine | 2016-04-24 14:47 | 184 Views | 0 Comments

My husband started having Tonic-Clonic seizures approx 10 years ago. He has been in an almost constant state of denial about this. It has only been in the past 6 months or so that he has been...

Created By: looploop | 2016-04-03 21:52 | 263 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

My name is Luis and could use a little help, if any. Last year, in early November I started talking to someone who has epilepsy at my university. She didn't immediately...

Created By: Miked218 | 2016-03-31 10:02 | 240 Views | 0 Comments

So I was arrested on my birthday in February 2016 after what I assume to be a seizure. I have had seizures since I was 22 and am now 36. I had been doing well with just having minor issues, but...

Created By: startrek junkie | 2016-03-30 21:42 | 212 Views | 0 Comments

I got married in june 2015 and our marriage is very dificult... my wife can not talk very much to me and she no longer wants to go with me in public.... any thoughts on how to address? We tried...

Created By: ChloeAnnaliese | 2016-03-28 14:50 | 261 Views | 2 Comments

Hi guys,

I am obviously new here.. and no offence, but really do not want to be here.

My partner has had epilepsy since the age of 8. Had one fit when he was eight, and then three...

Created By: Sebas | 2016-03-05 02:13 | 279 Views | 3 Comments

My wife has had a car accident when she was 2 years of age. She suffered brain damage and als was in a coma for about 14 days. Now she is 45.
I live with her 20 years now and in the...

Created By: concerneddaughter | 2016-03-02 07:21 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Guys! This is my first time visiting this site due to my father.

For the past few months he has been feelings pain and numbing throughout his left side. He has very very bad headaches...

Created By: jazzylala | 2016-02-26 15:23 | 253 Views | 1 Comment

A couple of years ago, my husband started having what we've called "episodes". The way he describes them is that he would feel kind of nauseated and have a deja vu feeling, then he...

Created By: dayne-doe | 2016-01-27 10:24 | 273 Views | 0 Comments

hello everyone! i'm new here, so i'm very sorry if everything seems a bit jumbled. i'm honestly not the best at really explaining anything. i'm just stressed out and i guess maybe i could use some...

Created By: jx3h | 2015-12-18 13:17 | 429 Views | 1 Comment

> A few nights ago me and my girlfriend were watching a movie. It was late, about 3 AM. My sister is sleeping in bed in the room next to us.

> I hear a noise coming from her room, its...

Created By: Ldunagan | 2015-12-13 21:57 | 358 Views | 0 Comments

My husband was diagnosed in August with epilepsy. It has definitely changed our lives. We found out in September that we was expecting. He has had 4 seizures this year I know this doesn't...

Created By: mrs.grimes21 | 2015-11-21 13:52 | 404 Views | 1 Comment

Hello All, 

My sister was diagnosed with epilepsy in her 20's. She started out having seizures in her sleep, and didn't realize that she was even having them at first. They diagnosed her...

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