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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: Ginny21 | 2011-03-07 11:38 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I am 32 and my mom has had epilepsy since right before I was born. My mom has always struggled with short term memory loss and as the oldest sibling I often had to take care of...

Created By: JaylasGrandma | 2011-03-02 22:47 | 202 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all. My almost 5 yr old granddaughter Jayla was diagnosed at 10 months with complex partial seizures. She has been on Keppra since and has had nothing other than...

Created By: zerokool26 | 2011-02-26 21:44 | 91 Views | 0 Comments

To give you a little back round on me. I started having epilepsy atthe age of13.  I really do anything with my live after finding out I had epilepsy. I diden't even really follow through...

Created By: mawmaw8 | 2011-02-25 23:18 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,Everyone  My name is Rennetta and my husband had right temporal lobe surgery in Oct of 2009. He has had some memory problems since then and was seizure free until recently.He gets really bad...

Created By: PVC316 | 2011-02-20 23:24 | 141 Views | 1 Comment

Hey Everybody,

Being a first time user on this site, and knowing practically nothing about epilepsy with the exception of basic first aid, I really need some help.

I'm 17 yrs old,...

Created By: Karen Hembree | 2011-02-08 16:40 | 225 Views | 3 Comments

I have been trying to help my brother since our mother's death. John has had epilepsy since he was 6 years old and is now in his 50's. I live two hours away and want to try to help John cope....

Created By: socogurl | 2011-01-13 14:27 | 161 Views | 2 Comments

My boyfriend has partial complex seizures that mostly occur when he's sleeping. Normally they are not an issue but lately, hes been having more and more during the night. I find myself worrying...

Created By: nicknzachsmom | 2011-01-06 15:47 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, My name is Julie and I am new to this forum.  I am 40 years old and have been on phenobarbital since I was 17 years old. Besides the concern I have for myself and taking this med for...

Created By: wyboemail | 2010-12-15 15:53 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

Would like feedback from patients or family members of someone that was diagnosed with BRE and has been seizure free while being off meds for an extended period of time.

My son had his...

Created By: mamasan | 2010-12-08 08:51 | 145 Views | 2 Comments

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy New Years Eve.  

Created By: char.parker77 | 2010-11-26 19:18 | 478 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone. I am new to this website and to having a seizure. I was at work (bartender) on the night before Thanksgiving and it was my first night at my new job. Everything was going good, it...

Created By: smallsock | 2010-11-22 15:00 | 442 Views | 11 Comments

First I would like to say/remind everyone that I am on this site to learn more about epilepsy.  I ran across this site when I was doing some medical research on my son.  My family, friends, and...

Created By: IR-BA | 2010-11-04 16:01 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

If anyone has a facebook........my space......twitter or other friend streams please let's start getting everyone involved in epilepsy awareness.........Post this up " November is Epilepsy...

Created By: IR-BA | 2010-11-03 19:26 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

I'm 27 and my seizures started when I was 23 out of no where all my exams reflects I have nothing wrong......I got pregnant the same year I found out I had seizures and I was devistated because...

Created By: Brittney.s | 2010-10-31 20:22 | 185 Views | 3 Comments

hi, can anyone help me with some answers on how epliepsy/ seizures, affects your social welbeing, would be greatly apreciated. and if anyone can tell me how they cope with epilepsy, as i am...

Created By: mks5288 | 2010-10-03 22:12 | 593 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

 

My boyfriend has TLE and his behaviour and attitude has dramatically changed. His moods swings and short fuses leads me to believe that he is bi polar. I can't really...

Created By: Kathy781 | 2010-09-28 07:00 | 242 Views | 5 Comments

Do you feel this way? I'm not able to drive because of my seizures. I've been telling my husband for years that it's hard for me to ask someone to take me anywhere when they NEVER offer to when...

Created By: rubikscube | 2010-09-27 22:46 | 250 Views | 7 Comments

I have a mild case of Epilepsy (complex partial with secondary generalised...

Created By: MyTrueLife | 2010-09-13 21:13 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

HEY PEOPLE I HAVE ABSENCE SEZIURES... ABSENCE SEIZURE IS WHERE A PERSON WOULD STARE OFF INTO SPACE AND CANT BE SNAPPED OUT OF IT FROM AS LITTLE AS 10 SECONDS TO POSSIBLY UP TO 20 SECONDS. if you...

Created By: Chris Lynch | 2010-09-04 13:50 | 208 Views | 1 Comment

My children (3) are always concerned whether they will..."CATCH IT".., my seizure disorder. I noticed the other day my daughter 15 year-old spacing out (for a lack of a better term) what I would...

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