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Topic: Family & Friends

Created By: Kd202000 | 04/2020 | 1 Comment

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 entire life. He is a healthy boy who...

Created By: orangies | 04/2020 | 1 Comment

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 until a week afterwards. And now whenever he does...

Created By: BH1984 | 04/2020 | 2 Comments

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My wife was officially diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy last fall. Although she showed signs of seizure activity going back a long time, albeit it got worse last...

Created By: makgalanecharlotte@gmail.com | 03/2020 | 2 Comments

Guys please help me ...I forgot to ask the Doctor on what to do while we wait for his epilim medication to be increased. I am afraid he’ll have another attack before we get to his family Dr this...

Created By: RoseFriendly | 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 not judge harshly my questioning....

Created By: Musicmad999 | 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 when she was 15 years old. She is now 32,...

Created By: CSKOSOAS | 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 he does on the epilepsy.

Created By: Anewdawn | 11/2019 | 3 Comments

Hello everyone,

Has anyone else nearly broke down when watching their loved ones go through seizures? My wife was recently diagnosed with Epilepsy and currently titrating up on medication....

Created By: Hazelesque | 10/2019 | 1 Comment

My husband has had non epileptic seizures since we got married Feb 2018. They’re stress and sleep related, and in a good week he has two, bad weeks they’re daily or more. Most recent development...

Created By: Momtobe | 08/2019 | 0 Comments

Any moms that can remember exactly how fetal seizure felt?

Created By: Biancavd | 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 seizure, my world litterally came crashing down...

Created By: SchoolPsychCorbitt | 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. She has not had to wear it yet because it...

Created By: Mswilly | 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 for automotive and isn’t working . We both...

Created By: breeperx | 03/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi! I'm kind of new to the whole epilepsy world. My fiancee has had seizures for the last 5 almost 6 years. He went for nearly 2 years without them, but then had a couple in the last year. I...

Created By: Chey.musick | 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 friend. Everything was super great I’ve been...

Created By: Derty | 01/2019 | 1 Comment

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 triggered by grinding his teeth the night of a...

Created By: Ahamrick | 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 the full extent of the after effects...

Created By: Sam Rydstrom | 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 trying to go to work and I don’t want to yell...

Created By: FSausser | 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't recall a specific one. He doesn't...

Created By: Buttercup13 | 11/2018 | 1 Comment

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 been dating for about two and...

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