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Topic: Family & Friends

A place for those who care for and about people with epilepsy - caring for yourselves as well as those around you.

My 9 year old son

04/2020 | 1 Comments

Hi, I am new to this thread and I am looking for ways to help my son and myself with epilepsy. He had two seizures this month after having none his...
Anxiety after boyfriend’s seizure

04/2020 | 1 Comments

Hi everyone. My boyfriend is 24 and he had his third seizure about two months ago while sleeping next to me. It scared me so much, I was in shock...
Is my friend faking

02/2020 | 5 Comments

Hello everyone. I know this is a delicate subject but I really want to ask this question, get more information and help from this community. Please do...
Family & Friends

01/2020 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I am fighting a loosing battle and I want to see if anyone can offer me some friendly advice. My sister has epilepsy and was diagnosed...

11/2019 | 2 Comments

Everytime I try to post about my problems I feel guilty for complaining because I'm not the one that is sick. And my husband blames everything wrong...
Fetal seizures

08/2019 | 0 Comments

Any moms that can remember exactly how fetal seizure felt?
How to deal with possible triggers

07/2019 | 2 Comments

My husband had his 2nd seizure last monday. His first was 3 years earlier and I had fully accepted it to be a 1 time thing. Because of this second...
School Support for Student with Helmet

04/2019 | 2 Comments

I'm a school psychologist in Huntington Beach, CA looking for ideas to support one of my high school students who has anxiety regarding her helmet...
My boyfriend gets seizures when stressed

04/2019 | 3 Comments

My boyfriend and I are both 20yrs old and have been dating for roughly 2 years . He has had epilepsy since he was 17yrs old . He’s currently in school...
Friends getting tired of my seizures.

03/2019 | 0 Comments

I’m a senior in high school, I’ve always had great friends. I went through my share of people before I found the right group for me and found MY best...
Husband suffering from TMJ

01/2019 | 1 Comments

My husband has got TMJ. A disc in his jaw is all folded up which causes him significant pain. He has got jaw pain for about 3 years now. It has been...
So much different than I thought.

01/2019 | 3 Comments

About a year ago I started seeing a man I've known for about 14 years. I knew he had developed some health issues due to an accident, but didn't know...
I don’t know what to do

01/2019 | 2 Comments

Hello. I have an older brother (he’s 19), and sometimes he’s haveing what we call tremors, he gets REALLY angry. He will yell at everyone and keep on...
Boyfriend has seizures

12/2018 | 2 Comments

My boyfriend of almost t years is 36. Up till this past summer as far as we know he has never had seizures before. Was diagnosed with epilepsy but don...
Boyfriend with Seizures

11/2018 | 1 Comments

So, I'm not sure what to do and need advice. A bit about the circumstances: My boyfriend has brain damage, and has had it since he was young. We've...

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