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Helping Family Members with Seizures

Hi my name is Kate and my sister was recently diagnosed with partial seizures that spread.  She has been dealing with this since March, and even though she is on medication, she is still having symptoms and not feeling better yet.  She is very frustrated, and I feel helpless that I can't make her feel better and that her life has changed so much and we still don't have answers to why this is happening.   I have become very overprotective of her, and I get worried when she does things on her own.   What would be the best way I can support her?  There doesn't seem to be any epilepsy support groups in my area, and I just want to support her the best way I can.  Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks

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