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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: momofa2014wildcat | 2010-04-14 02:03 | 643 Views | 9 Comments

I am feeling very overwhelmed right now. My daughter has generalized seizures, both absence and tonic clonic. She was taken by ambulance to the hospital last night for what we thought was a...

Created By: Cleo.P | 2010-04-11 23:20 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

I have complex partial seizures and have all my life. My niece (18) recently developed abdominal pains so severe she is taken to the ER. They can't find a cause and it comes and goes at irregular...

Created By: DGreer | 2010-04-11 22:43 | 217 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,
My daughter and I would like to throw an epilepsy awareness party for her son. Any ideas on where we can order pamphlets,
articles on epilepsy so we can share with others?...

Created By: ryanc | 2010-04-05 16:55 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

Hello-- New poster here ;)

 

I am working on my masters in social work currently.  My group is presenting about epilepsy, and have found this site extremely helpful for...

Created By: praying_girlfriend | 2010-03-19 15:01 | 1235 Views | 14 Comments

The Story of Angelina & James....and epilepsy

 

Hi, my name is Angelina.  I am 23 years old.  I have a 4 yr old son Benjamin.  I met a guy named James (21 yrs old) in...

Created By: Anubhav21Sharma | 2010-02-11 13:10 | 303 Views | 3 Comments

Hello, I am 18 years old and my father who is 47 years old had had an alcohol-withdrawl seizure on February 4, 2010. This is the first time (and the last time) he had a seizure. He is not...

Created By: raddog876 | 2010-01-29 18:55 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

Hello Everyone,

 My name is Chris and I have had seizures since I was a baby. Through one of my dad's friends, I found a friend who also has seizures, only hers are a lot worse then mine...

Created By: angelacrawford67 | 2010-01-14 07:13 | 179 Views | 0 Comments

I was recently diagnosed PMT, but i also suffer from Epilepsy. I went to my doctor recently & he perscribed me a drug for my PMT called, Citolopram, which i was told could weaken my epeleptic...

Created By: trey2007 | 2009-12-21 17:39 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

MY SON IS A LITTLE OVER 2 YEARS OLD NOW, BUT HAS HAD SEIZURES SINCE 5 1/2 MONTHS OLD. AT FIRST HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH INFANTILE SPASMS, BUT NOW HAS OUT GROWN THOSE AND HAS A-TONIC DROP SEIZURES. I...

Created By: seh6571 | 2009-12-04 13:25 | 263 Views | 3 Comments

 

Hey everyone...

This is my first post.   I'm engaged to a wonderful man who also happens to have epilepsy.  He was diagnosed at age 2 and is now 36.  Never outgrew his...

Created By: Buddy1986 | 2009-11-25 21:22 | 362 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 | 1523 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 | 171 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 | 449 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 | 138 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 | 274 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 | 165 Views | 0 Comments

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

Created By: ravenshadow861 | 2009-09-30 07:23 | 363 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 | 516 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 | 294 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...

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