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: 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 | 0 Comments

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 0 Comments

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...

Created By: Jennll2020 | 2016-11-17 03:29 | 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...

Created By: ckiekens85@yahoo.com | 2016-09-27 23:25 | 1 Comment

Ok so my daughter has epilepsy and normally hers are the grand mal seizures and happen while she is sleeping but just last week she had an absence seizure waching tv. Tonight my oldest daughter...

Created By: Cheechmartin | 2016-09-23 04:16 | 0 Comments

I have epilepsy, I'm 28 was diagnosed at 22. I have been writing a story or what not for awhile. I would like to know a siblings perspective of their brother or sisters epilepsy. Since I dnt...

Created By: Alan Marks | 2016-09-21 15:12 | 1 Comment

So I've been friends with this girl for over 13 years and she has epilepsy. I've been there for many of her seizures, but this last one was different. The seizure was all the usual, but...

Created By: Concerned_family | 2016-09-04 17:19 | 1 Comment

My 81 year old grandmother has had epilepsy since she was in her 20's, we often call her bionic grandmother because she has had numerous accidents, has had a heart attack, multiple injuries,...

Created By: spoo | 2016-08-27 14:46 | 0 Comments

Hello there,

My friend's child around 7-9 years old has this epilepsy since she was really young, or maybe since birth. Moving on, ever since she has this attitude towards me that she...

Created By: jayrocks | 2016-08-20 21:24 | 0 Comments

I'm considering surgery for my 10 yr old son. His right front lope. He's being having seizures since 2 and this past April to today he's had 1-6 seizures a day. It's like he...

Created By: Alysha35 | 2016-08-14 17:28 | 2 Comments

My husband had epilepsy and it is pretty controlled by medication but today he had what I believe was some type of absence seizure. I have seen him have two prior to this but this one was a little...

Created By: Ange22 | 2016-07-16 23:50 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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