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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: ashar1 | 2004-04-05 16:08 | 195 Views | 2 Comments

Our second child, a girl, started having seizures in the third week after birth. Our pediatrician noticed it similar to a seizure and subsequent follow up by the pediatric neurologist with video...

Created By: seeker2 | 2004-04-02 22:30 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

FIND AN EPILEPSY DOCTORThe Epilepsy Foundation and the American Epilepsy Society have teamed up to create an online database for website visitors to find physicians with a special interest in the...

Created By: aubertjmd | 2004-04-02 14:59 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 25 year old woman and was diagnosed with JME when I had a grand mal seizure at the age of 15. I have a mild form of JME that is controlled with a 500 mg/daily dose of Depakote and a strict...

Created By: robo321 | 2004-04-01 10:26 | 232 Views | 3 Comments

hey. I know absolutly nothing abbout epilepsy, but i have a girlfriend who had quite a bad seizure today. Now she won't/can't (?) talk. I was just wondering if this was a recognised thing...couldn...

Created By: djanee0711 | 2004-03-24 07:35 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

my seven year old son just had stimulator inserted. He hasnt had a siezure in six weeks and doing really good.It has changed our lives.

Created By: kimmie34 | 2004-03-22 12:38 | 248 Views | 3 Comments

yes i not good at this so here goes i have a son that is 11 yrs old he has had seizures since he was 3 mths old dont know why no family history or nothing...we took phenbarbatal..now were on...

Created By: momof1 | 2004-03-21 09:30 | 814 Views | 13 Comments

I recently had a seizure while driving. I had not had one while awake for 3 years before this. I felt it coming and then woke up in the back of a police car. I am still fighting this. My...

Created By: mom1980 | 2004-03-21 00:34 | 190 Views | 2 Comments

I need a forum to speak openly about frustrations concerning my relationship with my son age 23 who has had epilepsy ADHD since he was 14. Does anyone have an idea ?

Created By: picnupthepcs | 2004-03-18 12:59 | 203 Views | 3 Comments

Well I have finally started seeing a new Neurologyst, and have new hope. I was very surprissed at the questions he asked and the history he wanted from me as none of the others seemed to be as...

Created By: mbunce220 | 2004-03-09 21:42 | 238 Views | 4 Comments

He started having grand mal seizures at age 16. He is now 24 & is taking Carbatrol, 5 pills per day. He is not allowed to drive, he can't keep a job (he lost 3 in the past year due to...

Created By: cinci | 2004-03-03 23:56 | 200 Views | 2 Comments

I work for Market Inquiry, a research company in Cincinnati, OH. We are conducting a highly confidential study in the field of epilepsy. This research project provides an opportunity for sufferers...

Created By: ghostmatrix35 | 2004-02-26 21:48 | 125 Views | 0 Comments

was on a chatroom... and they laugh cuz i have epilepsy.. maybe they think im psychological impaired..or maybe im a moron.. which really hurt .. i had epilepsy for 18 years now first time... i had...

Created By: mandismom | 2004-02-25 18:31 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

posting a little wonderful news, my mandi is 13 and she has been diagnosed and living with epilepsy for 8 years now. She has partial/compley intractable seizures . she is currently very controlled...

Created By: momof1 | 2004-02-22 14:08 | 535 Views | 6 Comments

Has this ever happened to anyone?2 months ago I had a seizure while driving. I hadn't had one while awake for over a year. I woke up in the back of a police car. Asked where I was and was told...

Created By: dawesberry | 2004-02-22 00:09 | 302 Views | 5 Comments

I'm not clear on this point, but I think I remember my daughter's neurologist saying, when I asked what the harm of having a seizure is, that each seizure "widens the pathway for more seizures to...

Created By: momof1 | 2004-02-21 08:44 | 245 Views | 3 Comments

I generally have seizures in my sleep. When I do have them during the day I can feel it coming. I believe that this is an aura. I can't describe it, but the feeling terrifies me. I have had a...

Created By: swoina | 2004-02-20 21:06 | 271 Views | 4 Comments

My name is Shawn, and my daughter Emily has been diagnosed with Frontal Lobal Epilepsy. The scary thing is they put her on medication and the seizures didn't get any better. She out of the blue...

Created By: gypsi | 2004-02-19 19:31 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

I posted in October when my daughters ped. said that she had "absence seizures" and we were waiting to see the neurologist. Well, according to her EEG he told us that she has frontal lobe complex...

Created By: maureenspencer | 2004-02-13 16:46 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

I am currently undergoing tests for epilepsy surgery, I am very apprehensive about surgery if all the tests prove to be in favour of having surgery. I have been having seizures for about 7 years...

Created By: tracul2004 | 2004-02-11 21:12 | 201 Views | 0 Comments

Well...now that's what I say,,,(wewillow. who wrote this to begin with & I'm sure you know who you are,"BRO".)I completely agree with you,,& I have "ALSO" had that done to me,,& it's "...

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