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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: sspitz | 2011-06-30 17:28 | 2253 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

I'm new to this site and am engaged to my fiancee who is epileptic. A year ago she was taken off Topomax for Lamictal and was perfect. Now she's being weaned off of Keppra and on the...

Created By: kzumsteg | 2011-05-23 18:28 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

I have a quick question about auras, I know not everyone gets them.  But I am trying to help my son who is only 8 years old.  He doesn't understand about deja vu', but he does get what I thought...

Created By: dditizio | 2011-04-20 14:16 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

Caregivers:

 

Let me introduce myself and the company I work for.  My name is Danielle Di Tizio and I'm a Project Manager for MAXimum Research, a Marketing Research company...

Created By: MtGriz | 2011-03-29 13:13 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

I wanted to know if anyone has information on the effectiveness of helmets with drop seizures? Would a helmet be sufficient to help prevent further injuries if a gait belt is used presently? Is...

Created By: judyh | 2011-03-28 23:35 | 670 Views | 12 Comments

Hi,

I'm still looking for others with ULD. My daughter has it and we've never met another person with it. Please reply. We'd love to "talk" to  you. Thanks.

Judy

Created By: iforgot | 2011-03-09 05:43 | 123 Views | 0 Comments

If your new to Epilepsy be careful about the treatment you get & who your getting it from.
Show this document to your doctors if you can understand it after reading

here's the...

Created By: Ginny21 | 2011-03-07 11:38 | 135 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 | 234 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 | 116 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 | 122 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 | 178 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 | 278 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 | 203 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 | 123 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 | 135 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 | 187 Views | 2 Comments

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

Created By: char.parker77 | 2010-11-26 19:18 | 632 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 | 607 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 | 127 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 | 176 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...

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