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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: Crane | 2010-07-18 22:53 | 389 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 | 925 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 | 1023 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 | 456 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 | 708 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 | 710 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 | 1327 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 | 413 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 | 468 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 | 400 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...

Created By: praying_girlfriend | 2010-03-19 15:01 | 2469 Views | 14 Comments

The Story of Angelina & James....and epilepsy

 

Hi, my name is Angelina.  I am 23 years old.  I have a 4 yr old son Benjamin.  I met a guy named James (21 yrs old) in...

Created By: Anubhav21Sharma | 2010-02-11 13:10 | 716 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I am 18 years old and my father who is 47 years old had had an alcohol-withdrawl seizure on February 4, 2010. This is the first time (and the last time) he had a seizure. He is not...

Created By: raddog876 | 2010-01-29 18:55 | 419 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Everyone,

 My name is Chris and I have had seizures since I was a baby. Through one of my dad's friends, I found a friend who also has seizures, only hers are a lot worse then mine...

Created By: angelacrawford67 | 2010-01-14 07:13 | 407 Views | 0 Comments

I was recently diagnosed PMT, but i also suffer from Epilepsy. I went to my doctor recently & he perscribed me a drug for my PMT called, Citolopram, which i was told could weaken my epeleptic...

Created By: trey2007 | 2009-12-21 17:39 | 368 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 | 625 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 | 661 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 | 2695 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 | 374 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 | 744 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://...

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