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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: cody'smom | 2004-08-05 09:55 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Alicia.  I have a 13 yr old son who was diagnosed with eilepsy 2 years ago.  I have read many books about the subject but I noticed they really did not touch on the emotions a...

Created By: ozepilepsy2004 | 2004-08-01 01:28 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Allison Clarke and I am conducting research under the supervision of Dr Christine Critchley and Dr Roslyn Galligan in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com...

Created By: martinshane | 2004-07-26 17:45 | 637 Views | 5 Comments

Does anyone have a child around the age of 7 years who is on Frisium? Have you had success with this medication? What doses have been most successful? Any affects from this medication such as...

Created By: chriseric | 2004-07-21 11:49 | 315 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 35 year old female, former school principal. I am on Tegretol 1200 mg daily. I now have warning that it is coming and get onto oxygen which has made a world of difference. I recently had to...

Created By: limeridge | 2004-07-20 09:25 | 263 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there I am now only on 1 tablet left of tegertol. I have been on 1200mg of them I was cutting down half a tablet a month. I half only one half to go and I'm done them all. I will be on only...

Created By: ozepilepsy2004 | 2004-07-17 02:23 | 197 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Allison Clarke and I am conducting research under the supervision of Dr Christine Critchley and Dr Roslyn Galligan in the School of Behavioural Sciences, towards a Doctorate of...

Created By: limeridge | 2004-07-15 07:37 | 293 Views | 3 Comments

Has anyone at all had problems with keppra. I have been on this med for a good 9 months. The seizures have been kind of gone away that is a miricle right there. The only problems are leg falling...

Created By: coffee-428 | 2004-07-10 11:38 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

my problem is that every time i have a seisure is when i have a hormone change. i am currentliing takeingneurontin 300mg three times a day and am takeing carbamazepin 200mg three times a day. but...

Created By: pl9071 | 2004-07-10 08:23 | 1609 Views | 4 Comments

hi everyone,i'm new here, i have alittle boy 5 yrs old with seizures and have had then since he was 9 months old. We have tired more meds then i would have like to think about and we have had no...

Created By: leannethompson1 | 2004-07-09 20:33 | 211 Views | 1 Comment

i am epileptic myself but yesterday when i was talking to my best friend she was just staring at me then her arms started jerking. she dosent remeber anything can this be epilepsy. i do not know...

Created By: rlsmom | 2004-07-08 19:01 | 237 Views | 3 Comments

My daughter is 21 years old. Almost a year ago she began fainting. The more she did it we noticed prior to fainting she would "zone out", after coming to she would have head pain and not...

Created By: gkt | 2004-07-08 14:18 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy since I was a child. At 18, they assumed I'd outgrown it and I was able to go off medication and remain seizure-free for about 8 years (I think). About age 26 I started having...

Created By: picnupthepcs | 2004-07-06 17:54 | 184 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everybody,It has been awhile sence I posted or have even been to the group to read other posts. I am just wondering if anybody else feels the way I do. My problem is that I cannot remeber alot...

Created By: linalu | 2004-07-06 14:30 | 160 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I recently posted about my 6 year old son who is taking Carbatrol.(We were the ones discussing our behavior problems and parental anxiety.) Jack's dosage was just upped and now it seems that...

Created By: reynolds7 | 2004-07-03 06:28 | 239 Views | 2 Comments

was diagnosed with seizures in the NICU. She's been home for 2 weeks now and is on phenebarbitol and dilantin. The phen is making her SO LETHARGIC. It breaks my heart. Is anyone else going...

Created By: cokeseks | 2004-07-03 06:17 | 339 Views | 2 Comments

just wondering if anyone out there has had simular experiences - i have a 1 week old daugther and she started having seizures in her 2nd day - [full term baby] ... all she does is sleep and...

Created By: djarchaic | 2004-07-01 15:29 | 480 Views | 4 Comments

Im not exactly sure what I have. If its seizures, nerve damage or something completely different. I figured I would try and post on here and see if someone could give me some guidance. Im 24...

Created By: gkt | 2004-06-30 18:37 | 829 Views | 5 Comments

I was taking Dilantin and Depakote (having tremors), and asked the doctor today to switch to something else.He made the switch to Dilantin & Keppra. Anybody else taking this?He also told me...

Created By: warrenlammert | 2004-06-30 13:49 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

We are moving to the Boston area and are seeking out information on school programs and special education resources for our 6 year old daughter.(epilepsy.com moved thread to more specific folder...

Created By: pennyhickey | 2004-06-30 08:55 | 459 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I'm pretty much new to this. My 25 year old son is the one having the seizures. He has been having a short lapse of memory(no shaking) type of siezure for a couple of years and then last...

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