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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: desd | 2004-10-21 18:39 | 1238 Views | 12 Comments

Hello All from Sydney, Australia.Our 8 year old son Matthew was diagnosed earlier this week with Absence Seizures.Given the potential side effects of medicating and that at this stage anyway...

Created By: gregydj | 2004-10-21 09:29 | 101 Views | 1 Comment

Dear Des, It is quite unfortunate. I would advice you to try using herbs, because a friend of mine, Lizy by name was cured her's two months ago with herbs.I can still give you the address of...

Created By: gregydj | 2004-10-20 06:15 | 72 Views | 0 Comments

Dear friend, I really feel for you when I saw what you wrote. Well, I would like to tell you that my girl friend just got cured last two months when we where told by our travel agent here in...

Created By: mrath | 2004-10-17 06:29 | 106 Views | 1 Comment

My 7 year old daughter was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy about a month ago.  She has had two seizures episodes, both at night while asleep.  She becomes incontinent during these seizures...

Created By: grtchf | 2004-09-30 20:20 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

I'm responding to the topic "Epilepsy and Migraines".  I'm a first time user, I have a daughter who has been diagnosed with a tonic clonie seizures.  She also suffers from terrible migraines and...

Created By: byhisgrace | 2004-09-30 02:07 | 198 Views | 4 Comments

Hello all,I'm brand new here and could really use some advice. My daughter Adrielle has seizures which were discovered at the age of 2. She was diagnosed with Autism at 2 1/2 and she is non-...

Created By: harleydgal9 | 2004-09-28 17:10 | 184 Views | 8 Comments

Hello everyone,My mom has had epilepsy since she has been a little girl. When she was younger she would have terrible seziures and go into the whole shaking thing. Now that my mom is older she no...

Created By: picnupthepcs | 2004-09-23 16:44 | 561 Views | 9 Comments

Going from one Dr. to the next and still unable to live a normal life. After being Diagnosed with Frontal lobe Seizures (epilepsy) I thought all my troubles would be behind me. I thought I would...

Created By: bake | 2004-09-08 23:18 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,Thank you for the opportunity to write to you on behalf of my Dear Dad who is a 74 year old semi retired Minister. Prior to the event which I will summarize my Dad was in GREAT health with...

Created By: bigsisterofepileptic | 2004-09-02 14:19 | 282 Views | 6 Comments

My sister was diagnosed with "seizure disorder" a few months ago.  I witnessed one at the hospital and her boyfriend saw a grand-mal.  She has been on 100mg of Dilantin 3x a day for the past 2...

Created By: beenona | 2004-08-31 23:50 | 159 Views | 3 Comments

My 7 yr old daughter was diagnosed just last week with epilepsy. They didn't tell me a type or classification for it. In reading the definitions of the different types I think she would be simple...

Created By: sandyr2202 | 2004-08-31 21:45 | 345 Views | 13 Comments

I am 16 and have uncontrolled seizures at the present time. My nero has tried numerous medications but has been unsuccessful. I am presently on another medication and seem to be responding well...

Created By: kbteachem | 2004-08-31 16:04 | 230 Views | 6 Comments

I am so overwhelmed right now!  My 2 year old has been taking Depakote for 3 weeks and there has been no change in the number of seizures that he has each day.  The doc has increased the dose 2...

Created By: pennyhickey | 2004-08-30 14:18 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Bald spots from long term EEG?  Has anyone ever had this problem?  When my son was in the hospital they did the long term EEG. Its been 2 months since he's been out and he still has little bald...

Created By: amazinglucille | 2004-08-30 05:58 | 179 Views | 7 Comments

My son caleb is 5 . He started to have seziures at 3. He was diagnosed with 'Pediatric idiopathic epilepsy" .I'm worried he will go to school and get away from his teachers and wander around lost....

Created By: doksdarlin | 2004-08-30 05:51 | 246 Views | 8 Comments

I have Epilepsy.  I haven't had very many in recent years, but I have had one or two lately.  I'm not so worried about me, the problem is this....  My boyfriend has been having episodes that are...

Created By: kaayla | 2004-08-28 13:12 | 874 Views | 5 Comments

I am trying to adopt and the adoption agency is very concerned about my seizure disorder. It is infrequent and I am lucky enough to not be on medication. I have a ten minute aura. The agency is...

Created By: mitzi525 | 2004-08-25 10:57 | 4048 Views | 28 Comments

Does anyone know if an Epilepsy ribbon, like the Breast Cancer Ribbon exists? I would like to get one made, and have the profits go towards Epilepsy research. I am looking for anyone who might...

Created By: karenzim | 2004-08-23 09:52 | 543 Views | 23 Comments

My kids are 9 and 5. We never really told them anything about my sz cuz there was no need to. Now there is, unfortunately, as my son had the honor and privilege of watching my grand mal in...

Created By: kbteachem | 2004-08-23 09:30 | 815 Views | 10 Comments

Our 2 year old son was just diagnosed with absence seizures.  He would stop playing (clue #1) and stare off into space for 3-15 seconds.  Then he would resume playing.  In one month's time this...

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