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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: trey2007 | 2009-12-21 17:39 | 200 Views | 0 Comments

MY SON IS A LITTLE OVER 2 YEARS OLD NOW, BUT HAS HAD SEIZURES SINCE 5 1/2 MONTHS OLD. AT FIRST HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH INFANTILE SPASMS, BUT NOW HAS OUT GROWN THOSE AND HAS A-TONIC DROP SEIZURES. I...

Created By: seh6571 | 2009-12-04 13:25 | 361 Views | 3 Comments

 

Hey everyone...

This is my first post.   I'm engaged to a wonderful man who also happens to have epilepsy.  He was diagnosed at age 2 and is now 36.  Never outgrew his...

Created By: Buddy1986 | 2009-11-25 21:22 | 444 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am 23 and my father is 61. I am extremely close to him and 12 years ago he had a seizure which no one could identify why. He was banned from driving for 1 year. Since then he had no...

Created By: mblack618 | 2009-11-02 02:35 | 1974 Views | 10 Comments

My boyfriend has epilepsy..He has grand mals..He has had epilepsy since he was 18..and now hes 31. From being on Depakote from the start he is finally off of it and weaned from KEPPRA to Lamictal...

Created By: Childrens Hospital Boston | 2009-10-27 14:03 | 222 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
The Children's Hospital Boston is posting a multi-part series of epilepsy-related articles on its pediatric health blog, Thrive - http://...

Created By: Childrens Hospital Boston | 2009-10-27 14:03 | 545 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
The Children's Hospital Boston is posting a multi-part series of epilepsy-related articles on its pediatric health blog, Thrive - http://...

Created By: BethDavis07 | 2009-10-09 17:36 | 196 Views | 0 Comments

Ok...So last night I went to sleep I just fell asleep I don't know how long I was asleep but, I all of sudden woke up with my eyes wide open looking at my door that was cracked open.I was...

Created By: isualum08 | 2009-10-07 22:17 | 348 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone! 

 

Here to learn more about epilepsy to help support my fiance who has seizures.  We were never given an answer for why he has them.  They believe that it is...

Created By: clarkie | 2009-10-04 22:26 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

Interested in talking to others who have toddlers with temporal lobe epilepsy

Created By: ravenshadow861 | 2009-09-30 07:23 | 505 Views | 4 Comments

A couple of hours ago my fiancé had a seizure, I am sure about it. He doesn't believe me or remember it (says he had a dream but can't remember the dream). I woke up because he convulsed (jerked...

Created By: socopearl | 2009-09-23 22:52 | 689 Views | 5 Comments

hi everyone, my name is sam and my mother was diagnosed with epilepsy about 5 years ago.  she has absent seizures mostly.  her seizures also effect her short term memory to where she'll ask the...

Created By: jenniemorris | 2009-09-22 22:29 | 389 Views | 2 Comments

So my dad, at age 54, had a stroke and less than 12 months later has been diagnozed with post stroke epilepsy. I live away from home so my mum will be the main care giver for my dad. We're all...

Created By: listen2her | 2009-09-20 16:23 | 294 Views | 0 Comments

My child suffered a fractured skull nearly two years ago. My child is very smart and physically intune. E told the neurologist that
something was occuring in her head and wanted to know...

Created By: lisaann | 2009-09-07 13:17 | 514 Views | 5 Comments

Hi my name is Lisa and I'm hoping someone out there can help me out with some questions regarding my husband epilepsy.

My husband had a grand maul seizure about two years ago and was...

Created By: PatMatsMom | 2009-08-10 18:45 | 196 Views | 0 Comments




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Created By: ny2ga67 | 2009-06-27 14:32 | 303 Views | 0 Comments

My 9 year old son has generalized epilespy, Juvenile Myoclonic Epilespy.  He has tried 7 different med but has has side effects with them all.  He is now on 3 different meds daily ans still has 3...

Created By: Kevin Colman | 2009-06-26 04:48 | 252 Views | 1 Comment

How are we so blessed with doctors like this? On the day I was scheduled to meet with him, I was a little anxious to know how to act though once I sat down in the office, he came into the room...

Created By: picklepants | 2009-06-15 09:22 | 549 Views | 4 Comments

hi i'm new here and looking for reassurance/help.

let me start by saying i don't know where to get advice! my son is profoundly deaf and has suffered from horrific migraines which began...

Created By: momoft | 2009-06-02 01:33 | 445 Views | 3 Comments

 Hi! This is my first time to use the forum though I have read alot here! We have a beautiful 19 year old daughter who had a witnessed "grand mal seizure" a year ago at work that sent her to the...

Created By: ingridtoledo | 2009-05-21 16:45 | 198 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everybody! My name is Ingrid and my fiance' David has epilepsy. I didnt know until we got serious and now Im trying to get as informed as I can since our wedding date is Aug. 8, 2009. I...

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