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Topic: Family & Friends

Created By: Tangledupinu | 2015-09-22 21:37 | 0 Comments

My husband has been having seizures every 4-5 months. His neurologist told him on 2,000mg of Keppra and 200mg of Vimpat should be what he needs to be seizure free. Two weeks ago my husband had...

Created By: Tangledupinu | 2015-09-16 13:54 | 1 Comment

My husband was on Dilantin at age 18 and was seizure free for almost 3 years. Got put on a medication for partial complex when he has grand Mal about 3 years ago. Since than its been a downhill...

Created By: shanike34 | 2015-09-07 20:35 | 0 Comments

I am so tired of living with my mothers spouse. putting me under stress I try to keep peace, but he get angry over alot. then I get blamed. right now I can't move. and if I even seem upset. my...

Created By: EC girl | 2015-09-05 14:53 | 1 Comment

My husband and I have a 9 month old baby boy. my husband's seizures are fairly under control (maybe 5-7/ year) but I worry about leaving the baby in his care if something were to happen. Wondering...

Created By: seatowns | 2015-09-02 20:44 | 1 Comment

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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