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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: willsmom | 2005-02-07 11:56 | 1545 Views | 40 Comments

My Son has been suffering from Migranes from the time he was born. He was a colic-y baby and threw up daily for 2 1/2 years. Finally we had an allergist explain to us that he suffered from food...

Created By: corynn | 2005-02-06 00:22 | 3915 Views | 14 Comments

My fiancee was diagnosed w/ partial complex seizures approximately 8 mos ago. We are on medicine #3 and have made little progress. I know I don't have to tell you all how frustrated we are....

Created By: bandcheryl | 2005-02-05 23:20 | 141 Views | 2 Comments

My seizures started out of the blue when I was 19. I've been struggling with them now for a little over three years. A couple months ago I actually decided to have the right side labectomy. (...

Created By: dreamss | 2005-02-04 12:14 | 236 Views | 2 Comments

Im new to this Forum and trying to find out some info about  Vegetarians and Epilepsy. My niese is going for her EEG and unsure what form she has but the Doctor did say Juvenile Epilepsy. The...

Created By: matthews_mom | 2005-02-04 09:51 | 410 Views | 7 Comments

Hi, I am the mother of a 3 1/2 yr old son who suffers from complex partial seizures.  In Dec his meds were changed from Trileptal to 50 mg of Zonegran daily, administered at night.  My main...

Created By: khardin | 2005-02-03 21:03 | 194 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, I'm 23 years old, a single mom and I have a 3 year old who was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 4 months. For the past 2 weeks I have had the most awful trouble with her in regard to...

Created By: stellaluny | 2005-02-03 09:58 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all... A brief background. My husband, Brian, developed epilepsy around the age of 21. Medication eliminated the grand mal seizures, but he continued to have complex partials (about 4 a month...

Created By: zilla | 2005-02-03 08:02 | 163 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all,First let me tell you a bit of history about my son Jordan. He was diagnosed after his first seizure two years ago, at 12 yrs old. We've seen no control, and his personality and health...

Created By: scout77 | 2005-02-03 05:10 | 113 Views | 3 Comments

my son is 1 yr old and has had 2 big seizures. The first one was during the night so we didn't observe it. We were told by our neurologist that seizures are not harmful. He had his second seizure...

Created By: lindasue | 2005-02-03 02:23 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,I am new to this board and I am really so sad. My son, who is 34 had several motocross (I hate motorcycles!) accidents. They were quite serious. Broken legs, arms, steel plates, screws, etc...

Created By: samcook04 | 2005-02-02 09:51 | 247 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone! I am new to the group, and I have a child who has an acquired brain injury due to viral encephalitis.  She has been having clonic/tonic seizures for over a year.   We have tried...

Created By: unlimitedvigor | 2005-02-02 09:28 | 111 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all, I am from Singapore living now in the US. My little brother who is 25 yrs old now had his first seizure when he was about 8 years old and he has been on medication since. The doctor...

Created By: ted_jacqui | 2005-02-01 21:24 | 291 Views | 6 Comments

Hi,My husband and I have a 28 month old son (Rylan) who has been experiencing seizures since Nov 14, 2004.  He has 8-12 episodes in a 24 hour period where his eyes deviate up to 20+ times in a...

Created By: batman | 2005-02-01 19:43 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

reply received from epilepsy foundation...Quote: Our Communications Department has contacted CBS, and they should be adding information about the Foundation at the end of the broadcast tonight. We...

Created By: batman | 2005-02-01 10:55 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

Tonight's episode of “Judge Amy” [10PM ET/PT, 9 CT/MT] is titled "You Don't Know Me", with part of this show being where “Amy hears the case of a teenage epileptic girl whose...

Created By: vanderson | 2005-02-01 07:10 | 1039 Views | 4 Comments

My son is 19 yrs. old and had his first seizure at 5.  He was well controlled until the age of 8 at which time he was put on phenobarbitol and developed a severe allergic reaction called Stevens-...

Created By: blondie1 | 2005-01-31 22:05 | 202 Views | 5 Comments

Hi there, my 9 year old daughter was just diagnosed with Generalized Epileptic Disorder after having one witnessed seizure at  home (absence that progressed to Tonic-Clonic).took her to the ER...

Created By: daizygirl | 2005-01-31 18:11 | 208 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I am the mom of a 7 year old boy, who had his first seizure about 2 weeks ago. I had Epilepsy when I was young and it was about this age that I started. Not only that but my sister was having...

Created By: rhea1965 | 2005-01-28 03:40 | 6873 Views | 54 Comments

My 14 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with JME I was wondering if there was any one out therewho is about the same age she could converse with about this and to let her know she's not...

Created By: shiana2004 | 2005-01-26 07:34 | 428 Views | 17 Comments

will have another seizure. I am having a extremely hard time dealing with the aftermath of watching my daughter having seizures, and find myself constantly wondering when the next one will be....

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