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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: Karen Hembree | 2011-02-08 16:40 | 759 Views | 3 Comments

I have been trying to help my brother since our mother's death. John has had epilepsy since he was 6 years old and is now in his 50's. I live two hours away and want to try to help John cope....

Created By: socogurl | 2011-01-13 14:27 | 572 Views | 2 Comments

My boyfriend has partial complex seizures that mostly occur when he's sleeping. Normally they are not an issue but lately, hes been having more and more during the night. I find myself worrying...

Created By: nicknzachsmom | 2011-01-06 15:47 | 380 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, My name is Julie and I am new to this forum.  I am 40 years old and have been on phenobarbital since I was 17 years old. Besides the concern I have for myself and taking this med for...

Created By: wyboemail | 2010-12-15 15:53 | 361 Views | 0 Comments

Would like feedback from patients or family members of someone that was diagnosed with BRE and has been seizure free while being off meds for an extended period of time.

My son had his...

Created By: mamasan | 2010-12-08 08:51 | 550 Views | 2 Comments

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy New Years Eve.  

Created By: char.parker77 | 2010-11-26 19:18 | 1758 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone. I am new to this website and to having a seizure. I was at work (bartender) on the night before Thanksgiving and it was my first night at my new job. Everything was going good, it...

Created By: smallsock | 2010-11-22 15:00 | 1636 Views | 11 Comments

First I would like to say/remind everyone that I am on this site to learn more about epilepsy.  I ran across this site when I was doing some medical research on my son.  My family, friends, and...

Created By: IR-BA | 2010-11-04 16:01 | 344 Views | 0 Comments

If anyone has a facebook........my space......twitter or other friend streams please let's start getting everyone involved in epilepsy awareness.........Post this up " November is Epilepsy...

Created By: IR-BA | 2010-11-03 19:26 | 493 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 27 and my seizures started when I was 23 out of no where all my exams reflects I have nothing wrong......I got pregnant the same year I found out I had seizures and I was devistated because...

Created By: Brittney.s | 2010-10-31 20:22 | 640 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 | 1342 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 | 816 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 | 990 Views | 7 Comments

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

Created By: MyTrueLife | 2010-09-13 21:13 | 389 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 | 635 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 | 864 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 | 1936 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 | 505 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 | 346 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 | 387 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...

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