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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: ny2ga67 | 2009-06-27 14:32 | 199 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 | 148 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 | 342 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 | 270 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 | 111 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 | 143 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 | 4565 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...

Created By: trulyscrumptious | 2009-05-04 22:29 | 355 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 | 257 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 | 167 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...

Created By: sportz_nut | 2009-05-01 17:20 | 203 Views | 3 Comments

I'm appealing to a new school with my eplilpsy being the contributer to my under achivment.

Here is my slight problem, I really want to come to this school for a shorter waiting list for...

Created By: Chocol8tedrop | 2009-04-15 14:09 | 203 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone,

 

My wife has seizures she is on Keppra 500 mg 3 tablets twice a day and Depakote ER 500 mg 2 tablets twice a day , also because she was having extreme RAGES we...

Created By: jubatum | 2009-03-26 10:52 | 139 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

Just wanted to say.. happy purple day!

having pilepsy isn't always easy and it is nice to have a support system

have a good day!

 Heather

Created By: kianamarie | 2009-03-17 22:48 | 516 Views | 8 Comments

Hello to everyone. I am looking for some answers.

Let me start out by giving some background details.

The person in my house (Amy) is a 28 yr old female. She was diagnosed with...

Created By: kianamarie | 2009-03-17 22:48 | 383 Views | 5 Comments

Hello to everyone. I am looking for some answers.

Let me start out by giving some background details.

The person in my house (Amy) is a 28 yr old female. She was diagnosed with...

Created By: kianamarie | 2009-03-17 22:43 | 246 Views | 2 Comments

Hello to everyone. I am looking for some answers.

Let me start out by giving some background details.

The person in my house (Amy) is a 28 yr old female. She was diagnosed with...

Created By: fortney4 | 2009-03-17 00:19 | 4770 Views | 10 Comments

We have a son who is 20 and non-verbal, he was seizure free for several years and then the medication stopped working, we have been working our way through medications trying to find the one that...

Created By: Dylans mom | 2009-03-12 18:32 | 642 Views | 6 Comments

I am the Mom of a 19 year old son that was diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy 2 years ago after his first tonic-clonic seizure and it has been a bumpy road we've traveled ever since. ...

Created By: speedyfly45 | 2009-03-02 22:47 | 728 Views | 8 Comments

So I have a question. I am having more and more of the big seizures (grand mals or whatever people are calling them these days). I am having them about 1 a month. I am 20, in college, living on my...

Created By: mazen | 2009-03-01 08:18 | 155 Views | 2 Comments

my daughter 3 old was her temperature about 40 degree  we gave her medicine to low the high temperature but in veiw seconds she turned quickly in blue her lips were dark in blue .

and...

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