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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: amira223 | 2011-12-05 01:00 | 395 Views | 0 Comments

Hello

I am originally from morocco, i live in new York,  my brother in morocco has epilepsy and his doctor prescribed him ...

Created By: funkychicken | 2011-11-11 16:43 | 624 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there,

Am new to the site and hope someone can help. Have posted also int he chat part as not sure where to go.

Basically, my father has had epilepsy for many years,...

Created By: Dnasty | 2011-11-07 01:10 | 416 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first post. I read alot of others and try to help though:).

I've had seizures since I was 9, 11 years! I've tried almost every medication, I had failed brain surgery in 2007....

Created By: Debra24k | 2011-11-06 17:44 | 1481 Views | 10 Comments

I am new to this site, and actually the spouse of someone with epilepsy.  My husband began having grand-mals when he turned 40... out of the blue!  Now, 4 years later, I am no better handling...

Created By: coworker | 2011-11-04 10:47 | 423 Views | 0 Comments

I was informed by my hiring manager that my Assistant (who I inherited as staff) has epilepsy and was embarassed about it, was not comfortable letting people know.

It is controlled w/...

Created By: moveyahbody | 2011-10-16 09:39 | 520 Views | 0 Comments

hello guys!

 

have you known someone who needs long term care due to epilepsy? my brother,49-year-old, is suffering the same...

Created By: SteveSmith | 2011-09-17 22:12 | 1457 Views | 3 Comments

My thirty year-old girlfriend just had what looked very much like a grand mal seizure. Her older sister has epilepsy that came on at roughly the same age. My girlfriend has never had a grand mal...

Created By: dsaul01 | 2011-08-28 19:41 | 452 Views | 0 Comments

My child died from Epilepsy. The Medical Examiner said he was shocked to see how many people die of Epilepsy, yet he feels that most doctors, patients, parents do NOT take it as a life ending...

Created By: bgs | 2011-07-05 17:43 | 901 Views | 5 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 20 years ago; 5 years before I met my wife. I had 6 seizures the first year they diagnosed me. I have what the neurologist calls generalized seizure disorder which...

Created By: sspitz | 2011-06-30 17:28 | 5742 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

I'm new to this site and am engaged to my fiancee who is epileptic. A year ago she was taken off Topomax for Lamictal and was perfect. Now she's being weaned off of Keppra and on the...

Created By: kzumsteg | 2011-05-23 18:28 | 480 Views | 1 Comment

I have a quick question about auras, I know not everyone gets them.  But I am trying to help my son who is only 8 years old.  He doesn't understand about deja vu', but he does get what I thought...

Created By: dditizio | 2011-04-20 14:16 | 484 Views | 1 Comment

Caregivers:

 

Let me introduce myself and the company I work for.  My name is Danielle Di Tizio and I'm a Project Manager for MAXimum Research, a Marketing Research company...

Created By: MtGriz | 2011-03-29 13:13 | 415 Views | 0 Comments

I wanted to know if anyone has information on the effectiveness of helmets with drop seizures? Would a helmet be sufficient to help prevent further injuries if a gait belt is used presently? Is...

Created By: judyh | 2011-03-28 23:35 | 1697 Views | 12 Comments

Hi,

I'm still looking for others with ULD. My daughter has it and we've never met another person with it. Please reply. We'd love to "talk" to  you. Thanks.

Judy

Created By: iforgot | 2011-03-09 05:43 | 338 Views | 0 Comments

If your new to Epilepsy be careful about the treatment you get & who your getting it from.
Show this document to your doctors if you can understand it after reading

here's the...

Created By: Ginny21 | 2011-03-07 11:38 | 395 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am 32 and my mom has had epilepsy since right before I was born. My mom has always struggled with short term memory loss and as the oldest sibling I often had to take care of...

Created By: JaylasGrandma | 2011-03-02 22:47 | 526 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all. My almost 5 yr old granddaughter Jayla was diagnosed at 10 months with complex partial seizures. She has been on Keppra since and has had nothing other than...

Created By: zerokool26 | 2011-02-26 21:44 | 353 Views | 0 Comments

To give you a little back round on me. I started having epilepsy atthe age of13.  I really do anything with my live after finding out I had epilepsy. I diden't even really follow through...

Created By: mawmaw8 | 2011-02-25 23:18 | 327 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,Everyone  My name is Rennetta and my husband had right temporal lobe surgery in Oct of 2009. He has had some memory problems since then and was seizure free until recently.He gets really bad...

Created By: PVC316 | 2011-02-20 23:24 | 497 Views | 1 Comment

Hey Everybody,

Being a first time user on this site, and knowing practically nothing about epilepsy with the exception of basic first aid, I really need some help.

I'm 17 yrs old,...

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