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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: momof1 | 2004-02-22 14:08 | 273 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 | 161 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 | 135 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 | 154 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 | 99 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 | 64 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 | 140 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 "...

Created By: grabenhofers6 | 2004-02-05 14:10 | 116 Views | 1 Comment

Hi- my name is amanda and I just joined. I have 15month old BGG triplets and we just found out that one of my Girls, Abigail, has Benin Partial Epilepsy with the tendancy towards focal seizures...

Created By: sassygoose | 2004-01-28 14:16 | 1012 Views | 5 Comments

My 2 year old son has been having seizures that occur mostly before he falls asleep or he is awakened 4-6 hours into sleep. They have also occurred briefly during the day; when he is in a relaxed...

Created By: mumoft | 2004-01-27 15:39 | 262 Views | 2 Comments

Wondering if there are any other parents or epileptics that have experience with sibling epilepsy? Both my kids started seizuring at 18 months old and both have intractable epilepsy. Any support...

Created By: sylvia627 | 2004-01-26 19:08 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

my daughter started a community service program, www.choresforcharity.com to help create awareness and fundraise for about epilepsy organizations.......

Created By: mandismom | 2004-01-22 16:33 | 220 Views | 3 Comments

my daughter mandi has frequent intreverted times and it is making me nervous. she is on topamax and adderall xr and she has not had a grand mal since april. she however has been told that we will...

Created By: jalbert | 2004-01-22 15:37 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,My name is Jackie I have had JME since I was 13 years. I have had only 7 or 8 grand mals during my life, however I have been having myoclonic jerks most mornings for the last 15 years. These...

Created By: angesext | 2004-01-17 07:37 | 197 Views | 4 Comments

My husband had a seizure about two months ago all his test came back fine we decided to go ahead and for him to be put on Dilantin because his job requires driving. My question is will this...

Created By: traceyvic | 2004-01-16 14:07 | 269 Views | 3 Comments

i feel very down and depressed. i just learned from my sister that my my nephew was lying unconscious on his bed after 48 hours from the time he fell. she told me he had a seizure earlier before...

Created By: Anonymous | 2004-01-13 13:57 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

My husband and I are going to try for a second baby, but I am concerned about the birth. With my first, I had a scheduled c-section. The birth went well, but the next day I had 3 seizures (one...

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Created By: gimme_a_minute | 2004-01-09 13:27 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

I was just curious to find out if anyone had this installed, and their results. I was diagnosed with petit mal seizures when I was 16 years old. I am 24 now and have been on a handful of...

Created By: stearmn | 2004-01-08 12:36 | 514 Views | 7 Comments

I am 36 years old and had my last seizure at the age of 14. It was probably what is now being called BRE but it was always called a petit-mal/temporal lobe cross when I was young. I was on many...

Created By: picnupthepcs | 2004-01-01 22:07 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Ok I have started my third week on the topamax which has brought me up to 75 mg.,and still moving up, But I am feeling a lot better than I was the first two weeks. on 25mg. then 50mg. I think now...

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