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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: Childrens Hospital Boston | 2009-10-27 14:03 | 514 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 | 170 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 | 318 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 | 205 Views | 0 Comments

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

Created By: ravenshadow861 | 2009-09-30 07:23 | 453 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 | 626 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 | 355 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 | 271 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 | 463 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 | 172 Views | 0 Comments




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Created By: ny2ga67 | 2009-06-27 14:32 | 272 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 | 223 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 | 499 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 | 401 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 | 172 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 | 213 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 | 6712 Views | 14 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...

Created By: trulyscrumptious | 2009-05-04 22:29 | 551 Views | 7 Comments

I would love to meet some ladies on here to talk with about epilepsy I was diagnosed in September 2008 at age 40 after having 2 in 4 years I'm not doing good I'm depressed from it I'm on topamax...

Created By: freisinger | 2009-05-04 03:23 | 393 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

 

My boyfriend has epilepsy, until I knew him I didn't know anything about epilepsy. Now I know somethings ... but still don't have any ideea of how to deal with it ... ...

Created By: socopearl | 2009-05-03 20:46 | 248 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my mom has epilepsy and for the past 5 years or so, she's been put on an assortment of meds.  Her memory is getting worse to where she can't remember what she did the day before or sometimes...

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