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: Kathy781 | 2015-01-31 18:00 | 463 Views | 1 Comment

Am I alone in how I feel about this? I live alone and have for several years. I am unable to drive with no means of transportation except for family and friends. I have a family member that tells...

Created By: 119567 | 2015-01-23 23:26 | 444 Views | 0 Comments


I'm 15 and my dad has had frontal lobe epilepsy since he was about 30. His triggers are hunger, stress, physical stress, and lack of sleep. I am writing for any suggestions/similar...

Created By: 119567 | 2015-01-23 23:25 | 344 Views | 0 Comments


I'm 15 and my dad has had frontal lobe epilepsy since he was about 30. His triggers are hunger, stress, physical stress, and lack of sleep. I am writing for any suggestions/similar...

Created By: FlorinClaudiu | 2015-01-12 03:56 | 388 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

I'm new here and desperate.

i'm the father of a 7 yrs old daughter.

She is disabled and has epilepsy since 1 yr old.

Last year we started Topamax , and she...

Created By: ingilizcekursu | 2015-01-09 07:31 | 340 Views | 0 Comments

5 brothers a good family

Created By: Grodo | 2014-12-13 02:34 | 4124 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone,

I came with a question I've been asking myself for a few days ... maybe someone here can help.  

I work at an adult education center.There is a studentl there (age 28...

Created By: LandrethMN | 2014-12-10 15:56 | 408 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys! I’m new to this website. I’m sorry in advance for this post being so long! I’ve had myoclonic jerks/twitches since I was about 8. Now I’m 21 and had my first tonic clonic seizure this...

Created By: vattempt | 2014-12-06 03:19 | 442 Views | 1 Comment

I have had epilepsy since I was 8. It has been over a decade and I have had ups and downs. My parents are overly protective of me well because I have epilepsy and secondly I am a girl.


Created By: | 2014-11-15 20:02 | 429 Views | 1 Comment

Because I love you, maybe you should know


I fell to the floor,

but learned to arise from a fall.

I learned nobody was there to understand at all,

I learned to...

Created By: letstalkaboutepilepsy | 2014-10-30 10:22 | 503 Views | 1 Comment

I have two friends who have epilepsy but do not want to tell anyone about it, which just proves that there still is stigma surrounding it... I do not have epilepsy but I don't understand why some...

Created By: Cynthia21 | 2014-10-28 00:32 | 399 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6 years old he also has Down syndrome in the past 6 years he has had 3 seizures the first one was 3 years ago and the 2nd one was 2 years ago he didn't shake on them just blank stares...

Created By: Lana112 | 2014-10-18 15:50 | 427 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I need help with an issue concerning my one of my best friends. I've always known that she has occasional panic attacks, but she recently told me that she's been having ...

Created By: letstalkaboutepilepsy | 2014-10-17 09:13 | 404 Views | 1 Comment

This is a great place for people to get advice and connect with others who have epilepsy. Also, it is very important to educate not only friends and family of those living with epilepsy, but also...

Created By: | 2014-10-10 07:52 | 379 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: BRogers | 2014-10-06 19:57 | 445 Views | 0 Comments

Hey guys, 

I'm looking for a little advice with this one. I was recently diagnosed with epilsepsy (about two months ago) and my girlfriend was actually the one who urged me to go to the...

Created By: NessaK31 | 2014-09-18 05:12 | 528 Views | 0 Comments


Seems like a good place to look for the much needed advice or hear an insightful story:)

My partner's had epilepsy ever since he was 16 y/o (he's 38 now). He has tonic clonic...

Created By: Epileptic boy's Mom | 2014-09-16 22:51 | 410 Views | 0 Comments

I am a very concern parent of a loveable two year old boy named Oliver. Please visit

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:35 | 398 Views | 0 Comments

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

Created By: bazinga77 | 2014-09-11 01:01 | 394 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everybody! First off, thank you for reading. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to read this. I don't know anyone else with epilepsy to discuss this with for a better...

Created By: | 2014-08-27 19:27 | 465 Views | 5 Comments

My husband had his first seizure approximately 3.5 years ago at age 53.  He had another just over 1 year ago.  And a 3rd this past May, 2014.  Each time he's had a fever leading up to the seizure...