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: smurfs21 | 2011-12-28 11:58 | 752 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone, my wife was recently diagnosed with seizures and as with im sure most of you are, are trying to find a way to beat this unforgiving condition. a little backround in Sept 2011 my...

Created By: LostLostLost | 2011-12-05 13:50 | 1157 Views | 4 Comments

Not sure what to say but that either I was horrible husband and didn't realize or about the time my wife started taking medication she changed emotionally and physically. My wife started taking...

Created By: amira223 | 2011-12-05 01:00 | 543 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 | 794 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 | 575 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 | 2162 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 | 554 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 | 716 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 | 1943 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 | 661 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 | 1187 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 | 6979 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 | 635 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 | 637 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 | 589 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 | 2239 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 | 481 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 | 520 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 | 719 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 | 472 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...

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