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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: Buddy1986 | 2009-11-25 21:22 | 305 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am 23 and my father is 61. I am extremely close to him and 12 years ago he had a seizure which no one could identify why. He was banned from driving for 1 year. Since then he had no...

Created By: mblack618 | 2009-11-02 02:35 | 1214 Views | 10 Comments

My boyfriend has epilepsy..He has grand mals..He has had epilepsy since he was 18..and now hes 31. From being on Depakote from the start he is finally off of it and weaned from KEPPRA to Lamictal...

Created By: Childrens Hospital Boston | 2009-10-27 14:03 | 137 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
The Children's Hospital Boston is posting a multi-part series of epilepsy-related articles on its pediatric health blog, Thrive - http://...

Created By: Childrens Hospital Boston | 2009-10-27 14:03 | 378 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,
The Children's Hospital Boston is posting a multi-part series of epilepsy-related articles on its pediatric health blog, Thrive - http://...

Created By: BethDavis07 | 2009-10-09 17:36 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

Ok...So last night I went to sleep I just fell asleep I don't know how long I was asleep but, I all of sudden woke up with my eyes wide open looking at my door that was cracked open.I was...

Created By: isualum08 | 2009-10-07 22:17 | 220 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone! 

 

Here to learn more about epilepsy to help support my fiance who has seizures.  We were never given an answer for why he has them.  They believe that it is...

Created By: clarkie | 2009-10-04 22:26 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Interested in talking to others who have toddlers with temporal lobe epilepsy

Created By: ravenshadow861 | 2009-09-30 07:23 | 228 Views | 4 Comments

A couple of hours ago my fiancé had a seizure, I am sure about it. He doesn't believe me or remember it (says he had a dream but can't remember the dream). I woke up because he convulsed (jerked...

Created By: socopearl | 2009-09-23 22:52 | 363 Views | 5 Comments

hi everyone, my name is sam and my mother was diagnosed with epilepsy about 5 years ago.  she has absent seizures mostly.  her seizures also effect her short term memory to where she'll ask the...

Created By: jenniemorris | 2009-09-22 22:29 | 216 Views | 2 Comments

So my dad, at age 54, had a stroke and less than 12 months later has been diagnozed with post stroke epilepsy. I live away from home so my mum will be the main care giver for my dad. We're all...

Created By: listen2her | 2009-09-20 16:23 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

My child suffered a fractured skull nearly two years ago. My child is very smart and physically intune. E told the neurologist that
something was occuring in her head and wanted to know...

Created By: lisaann | 2009-09-07 13:17 | 256 Views | 5 Comments

Hi my name is Lisa and I'm hoping someone out there can help me out with some questions regarding my husband epilepsy.

My husband had a grand maul seizure about two years ago and was...

Created By: PatMatsMom | 2009-08-10 18:45 | 107 Views | 0 Comments




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Created By: ny2ga67 | 2009-06-27 14:32 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

My 9 year old son has generalized epilespy, Juvenile Myoclonic Epilespy.  He has tried 7 different med but has has side effects with them all.  He is now on 3 different meds daily ans still has 3...

Created By: Kevin Colman | 2009-06-26 04:48 | 130 Views | 1 Comment

How are we so blessed with doctors like this? On the day I was scheduled to meet with him, I was a little anxious to know how to act though once I sat down in the office, he came into the room...

Created By: picklepants | 2009-06-15 09:22 | 304 Views | 4 Comments

hi i'm new here and looking for reassurance/help.

let me start by saying i don't know where to get advice! my son is profoundly deaf and has suffered from horrific migraines which began...

Created By: momoft | 2009-06-02 01:33 | 243 Views | 3 Comments

 Hi! This is my first time to use the forum though I have read alot here! We have a beautiful 19 year old daughter who had a witnessed "grand mal seizure" a year ago at work that sent her to the...

Created By: ingridtoledo | 2009-05-21 16:45 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everybody! My name is Ingrid and my fiance' David has epilepsy. I didnt know until we got serious and now Im trying to get as informed as I can since our wedding date is Aug. 8, 2009. I...

Created By: Kathy781 | 2009-05-20 18:27 | 126 Views | 1 Comment

Do you have family members that treat you like you have Alzheimer's
because you have a memory problem? There is one member of my family
that is bad to not let me finish talking before...

Created By: kjs723 | 2009-05-12 08:49 | 3927 Views | 12 Comments

I am at wits end for my daughter. Diagnosed 4 years ago. Have not yet found a med that works for her. Lately she has constant seveer leg pain/tingling. She has to get up and walk around saying Ow...

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