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: 119567 | 2015-01-23 23:26 | 38 Views | 0 Comments


I'm 15 and my dad has had frontal lobe epilepsy since he was about 30. His triggers are hunger, stress, physical stress, and lack of sleep. I am writing for any suggestions/similar...

Created By: 119567 | 2015-01-23 23:25 | 19 Views | 0 Comments


I'm 15 and my dad has had frontal lobe epilepsy since he was about 30. His triggers are hunger, stress, physical stress, and lack of sleep. I am writing for any suggestions/similar...

Created By: FlorinClaudiu | 2015-01-12 03:56 | 39 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

I'm new here and desperate.

i'm the father of a 7 yrs old daughter.

She is disabled and has epilepsy since 1 yr old.

Last year we started Topamax , and she...

Created By: ingilizcekursu | 2015-01-09 07:31 | 28 Views | 0 Comments

5 brothers a good family

Created By: Grodo | 2014-12-13 02:34 | 204 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone,

I came with a question I've been asking myself for a few days ... maybe someone here can help.  

I work at an adult education center.There is a studentl there (age 28...

Created By: LandrethMN | 2014-12-10 15:56 | 63 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys! I’m new to this website. I’m sorry in advance for this post being so long! I’ve had myoclonic jerks/twitches since I was about 8. Now I’m 21 and had my first tonic clonic seizure this...

Created By: vattempt | 2014-12-06 03:19 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

I have had epilepsy since I was 8. It has been over a decade and I have had ups and downs. My parents are overly protective of me well because I have epilepsy and secondly I am a girl.


Created By: | 2014-11-15 20:02 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Because I love you, maybe you should know


I fell to the floor,

but learned to arise from a fall.

I learned nobody was there to understand at all,

I learned to...

Created By: letstalkaboutepilepsy | 2014-10-30 10:22 | 137 Views | 1 Comment

I have two friends who have epilepsy but do not want to tell anyone about it, which just proves that there still is stigma surrounding it... I do not have epilepsy but I don't understand why some...

Created By: Cynthia21 | 2014-10-28 00:32 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 6 years old he also has Down syndrome in the past 6 years he has had 3 seizures the first one was 3 years ago and the 2nd one was 2 years ago he didn't shake on them just blank stares...

Created By: Lana112 | 2014-10-18 15:50 | 149 Views | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I need help with an issue concerning my one of my best friends. I've always known that she has occasional panic attacks, but she recently told me that she's been having ...

Created By: letstalkaboutepilepsy | 2014-10-17 09:13 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

This is a great place for people to get advice and connect with others who have epilepsy. Also, it is very important to educate not only friends and family of those living with epilepsy, but also...

Created By: | 2014-10-10 07:52 | 103 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: BRogers | 2014-10-06 19:57 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

Hey guys, 

I'm looking for a little advice with this one. I was recently diagnosed with epilsepsy (about two months ago) and my girlfriend was actually the one who urged me to go to the...

Created By: NessaK31 | 2014-09-18 05:12 | 188 Views | 0 Comments


Seems like a good place to look for the much needed advice or hear an insightful story:)

My partner's had epilepsy ever since he was 16 y/o (he's 38 now). He has tonic clonic...

Created By: Epileptic boy's Mom | 2014-09-16 22:51 | 149 Views | 0 Comments

I am a very concern parent of a loveable two year old boy named Oliver. Please visit

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:35 | 155 Views | 0 Comments

I have a lot of experience (20 years) with "dealing" with epilepsy. However there are still things that the population that do not have epilepsy (or are not a family member/friend of a person with...

Created By: bazinga77 | 2014-09-11 01:01 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everybody! First off, thank you for reading. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to read this. I don't know anyone else with epilepsy to discuss this with for a better...

Created By: | 2014-08-27 19:27 | 196 Views | 5 Comments

My husband had his first seizure approximately 3.5 years ago at age 53.  He had another just over 1 year ago.  And a 3rd this past May, 2014.  Each time he's had a fever leading up to the seizure...

Created By: | 2014-08-27 06:03 | 182 Views | 0 Comments

My family and I are on vacation in the Dominican Republic - far away from our home on the coast of California. Two days ago my mom had a seizure worse than anything we'd seen before - we took a...