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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: deleena | 2005-02-22 07:57 | 154 Views | 1 Comment

BruceHi, Thanks so much for all the information. Wow, I have learned alot since I posted. There is alot of great information on this website. First of all, I realize now illness has nothing to do...

Created By: jvalent | 2005-02-22 00:14 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

My 3yr old just had three seizure like episodes in one day that only physically effected her eyes and sense of awareness.  The first one happened when she was sitting on the floor.  She fell over...

Created By: purple | 2005-02-21 23:19 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

My 13 yr old son has nighttime seizures also....everynight now for over 18months!!!!!  He's been on Topomax and now Keppra Klonopin and he is still having seizures.  He's had 2-24 hr EEG studies...

Created By: shiana2004 | 2005-02-21 23:19 | 3376 Views | 18 Comments

My three year old daughter has just been diagnosed with Epilepsy. We did an MRI and a 48 hour EEG, both of which came back normal. She has had eleven gran-mal seizures, since March 2004. Ten out...

Created By: sgandhi104 | 2005-02-21 15:09 | 391 Views | 5 Comments

My daughter is 11 & she has Myoclonic seizure which we found out 3 weeks backl.She is on Depakote750 mg.I'm just concern should I keep using those medicine or worry about future side effects...

Created By: takrentz | 2005-02-14 08:41 | 243 Views | 3 Comments

Hi!  I am very new to all of this.  Our9 month old has had 4 seizures in the last 6 weeks lasting 15-30min (he is our first and only.)  Born 35wks but no major problems.  He has been diagnoist...

Created By: sgandhi104 | 2005-02-11 00:37 | 552 Views | 7 Comments

HI!My daughter is 11 yrs.old & she has been diagoned last week with Myoclonic & atonic seizure.She has PVL(periventricular Lukomalacia)that means white matter in brain is dead..Due to this...

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-02-09 21:03 | 798 Views | 21 Comments

I was shocked yesterday when I read about someone's personal experience with auras on epilepsy.com. What was so shocking is that I experinced the EXACT SAME THING! When I was a teen, I distinctly...

Created By: purplegirl | 2005-02-09 17:08 | 504 Views | 13 Comments

Does anyone else have a spouse with seizures?-My dh has Grand Mals probably 3 or 4 times a year-he will usually have 3 of them  or so in a 36 hour period and then is out of it for just about a...

Created By: hedgage | 2005-02-09 10:57 | 358 Views | 5 Comments

This is the first time I've posted on any seizure site so forgive me if I ramble. My son Gage will be 3 in March. He was about six weeks premature but no major complications at birth. Some...

Created By: aelisemc | 2005-02-09 01:21 | 3492 Views | 32 Comments

HI MY NAME IS ANN AND I AM NEW TO THIS SITE.  I AM LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO HAS A CHILD WITH PROGRESSIVE MYOCLONIC EPILEPSY OR ANYONE THAT KNOWS OF A GOOD SITE WHERE I CAN GET  INFORMATION ABOUT...

Created By: staceychil | 2005-02-08 21:52 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

What exactly are children with special needs. By Stacey ChillemiWhat exactly are children with special needs. They are kids who have or who have a high risk for a chronic physical, developmental...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-02-07 15:36 | 290 Views | 8 Comments

A few weeks ago I read just the beginning of a post from a wife who stated her husband had feelings of either shrinking or becoming very small.I was going to post on that thread but I can't find...

Created By: kalaim | 2005-02-07 15:06 | 764 Views | 8 Comments

Hello, I'm new to posting here.  My daughter started having absence seizures about a year and a half ago.  She has had two bigger seizures it seems while under stress during her first EEG (as she...

Created By: willsmom | 2005-02-07 11:56 | 2077 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 | 4804 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 | 204 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 | 305 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 | 552 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 | 319 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...

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