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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: Lana112 | 2014-10-18 15:50 | 27 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 | 13 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: ets.deeksha@gmail.com | 2014-10-10 07:52 | 19 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: BRogers | 2014-10-06 19:57 | 32 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 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

Heya!

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 | 56 Views | 0 Comments

I am a very concern parent of a loveable two year old boy named Oliver. Please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

Created By: bluechi286 | 2014-09-16 14:35 | 59 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 | 65 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: sandysandmeyer@yahoo.com | 2014-08-27 19:27 | 85 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: sistercoffee@gmail.com | 2014-08-27 06:03 | 68 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...

Created By: LoyalGolfer | 2014-07-25 23:21 | 134 Views | 3 Comments

As I grew up I learned about epilepsy because it was something that did effect more than one member of the family.  I did have a grandfather who passed away from drowning because of a seizure and...

Created By: sdleonguerrero094@gmail.com | 2014-07-10 14:25 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

hello i am new to this, but ive had epilepsy for over a decade..Okay, my fiance and i are discussing starting a family recently..and i justneed an outside opinion before going to my neurologist.....

Created By: erikadioni | 2014-07-09 15:23 | 132 Views | 1 Comment

My younger brother has been an epileptic for the last 8 years. He was jumped at 16 and has suffered seizures since. He's had them all, grand and petite mals, focal, and tremors. Now we just found...

Created By: liveforever88 | 2014-07-08 17:59 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

My brother was diagnosed with a brain tumor just over 2 years ago, he had an operation to remove the tumor but because of the position of the tumor it was too dangerous to remove it all.  The...

Created By: Eric_D | 2014-07-06 15:34 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am trying to find a way to explain to my 4 year old son that I have epilepsy. He has never witnessed me have a seizure in the past.

Hello,

I am trying to find a way...

Created By: n717 | 2014-06-25 02:01 | 215 Views | 1 Comment

i have complex partial and simple partial seizures and having someone to support you and take care of you is so crucial. i just had two seizures about 60 mins ago, i was sitting on the couch and a...

Created By: lagbfn@gmail.com | 2014-06-24 10:24 | 168 Views | 3 Comments

My 19 year old daughtere was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy shortly after she turned 16.  She had been having mycolonic jerks for about 1 year prior to having a full blown tonic clonic...

Created By: vanessamg | 2014-06-22 20:35 | 211 Views | 1 Comment

My partner has suffered from tonic-clonic seizures since childhood. He is now in his mid-30s. His epilepsy is controlled with medication (Tegretol). At night he has what seem like seizures (limbs...

Created By: daneflare6@gmail.com | 2014-06-18 08:10 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

I'm female, 17, and a couple of months ago now I had a grand-mal seizure, I'm going for an MRI next monday to see if it's anything they can see that's wrong. 

But a week ago today I was on...

Created By: joy as caregiver | 2014-06-08 05:52 | 190 Views | 0 Comments

My older sibling is in my care.

Does anyone else experience a similar situation?

My sister is 13 years my senior, yet, due to untreated seizures from the age of three to the age of...

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