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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: Brittney.s | 2010-10-31 20:22 | 426 Views | 3 Comments

hi, can anyone help me with some answers on how epliepsy/ seizures, affects your social welbeing, would be greatly apreciated. and if anyone can tell me how they cope with epilepsy, as i am...

Created By: mks5288 | 2010-10-03 22:12 | 1038 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

 

My boyfriend has TLE and his behaviour and attitude has dramatically changed. His moods swings and short fuses leads me to believe that he is bi polar. I can't really...

Created By: Kathy781 | 2010-09-28 07:00 | 557 Views | 5 Comments

Do you feel this way? I'm not able to drive because of my seizures. I've been telling my husband for years that it's hard for me to ask someone to take me anywhere when they NEVER offer to when...

Created By: rubikscube | 2010-09-27 22:46 | 672 Views | 7 Comments

I have a mild case of Epilepsy (complex partial with secondary generalised...

Created By: MyTrueLife | 2010-09-13 21:13 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

HEY PEOPLE I HAVE ABSENCE SEZIURES... ABSENCE SEIZURE IS WHERE A PERSON WOULD STARE OFF INTO SPACE AND CANT BE SNAPPED OUT OF IT FROM AS LITTLE AS 10 SECONDS TO POSSIBLY UP TO 20 SECONDS. if you...

Created By: Chris Lynch | 2010-09-04 13:50 | 440 Views | 1 Comment

My children (3) are always concerned whether they will..."CATCH IT".., my seizure disorder. I noticed the other day my daughter 15 year-old spacing out (for a lack of a better term) what I would...

Created By: ATAYLOR | 2010-09-04 13:33 | 610 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

My husband and I have been together for over 5 years, and since the day I met him he has had seizures, caused by head trauma when he was a teenager. In the last 5 years my husband...

Created By: tacitblue | 2010-09-01 05:03 | 1350 Views | 8 Comments

My wife just joined this forum and I thought I would too.  This is my first post and I would like to tell my side of this...

Created By: abm2234 | 2010-08-22 12:47 | 306 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, Our son had his first seizure 1 week before his 2nd birthday. Well we think it was a seizure. It was around lunch time and he had stated he was "so tired" but then when asked about lunch he...

Created By: Crane | 2010-07-18 22:53 | 228 Views | 0 Comments

hello,

I have a 26 yr old nephew that has uncontrollable seizures and is on ssi. He is a heavy marijuanna smoker and takes dilantin. Does any one person have any information on the...

Created By: Crane | 2010-07-18 22:53 | 238 Views | 0 Comments

hello,

I have a 26 yr old nephew that has uncontrollable seizures and is on ssi. He is a heavy marijuanna smoker and takes dilantin. Does any one person have any information on the...

Created By: shellylp | 2010-07-12 20:54 | 602 Views | 6 Comments

Hello. My husband had his first sz almost 5 years ago. He was in the hospital for 7 days. He does not remember clearly what happened two wks before and DAYS afterwards. He is on depekote 1250 mg a...

Created By: clairelouise | 2010-06-15 11:21 | 706 Views | 5 Comments

My boyfriend got epilepsy in 2005. His seizures are very strange, he becomes very violent and shouts things out. He can actually stand up and walk about he punches and kicks and we have to try and...

Created By: steffieschaaf | 2010-05-12 06:31 | 301 Views | 0 Comments

Curious...Has there been studies linking aggression and epilepsy? Does childhood onset of epilepsy usually cause aggression in a child or teenager? How about adulthood? I would really appreciate...

Created By: fatima74 | 2010-05-08 15:56 | 471 Views | 3 Comments

Not sure how to describe this in a forum post, but I'm going to try in
hopes of finding some answers. My husband has had epilepsy since childhood, he is in his early 30s now. He has not had...

Created By: troubledsister | 2010-05-07 11:39 | 465 Views | 4 Comments

My parents are very caring and they gave everything that my elder sister needed. Even when through difficult times, they made sure that she got everything she asked for. When her epilepsy problem...

Created By: momofa2014wildcat | 2010-04-14 02:03 | 919 Views | 9 Comments

I am feeling very overwhelmed right now. My daughter has generalized seizures, both absence and tonic clonic. She was taken by ambulance to the hospital last night for what we thought was a...

Created By: Cleo.P | 2010-04-11 23:20 | 269 Views | 0 Comments

I have complex partial seizures and have all my life. My niece (18) recently developed abdominal pains so severe she is taken to the ER. They can't find a cause and it comes and goes at irregular...

Created By: DGreer | 2010-04-11 22:43 | 325 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,
My daughter and I would like to throw an epilepsy awareness party for her son. Any ideas on where we can order pamphlets,
articles on epilepsy so we can share with others?...

Created By: ryanc | 2010-04-05 16:55 | 254 Views | 0 Comments

Hello-- New poster here ;)

 

I am working on my masters in social work currently.  My group is presenting about epilepsy, and have found this site extremely helpful for...

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