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Newly Diagnosed Child & OVERWHELMED

My 11 year old son was diagnosed in January. How do the parents cope with this? I am in constant fear & stress over my child's safety. I constantly question "is he about to have a seizure?" Every time he goes to take a shower, or use the bathroom, even though I am nearby I am terrified. I am terrified any time he is alone for any short period of time. At night when everyone goes to bed I am terrified. I don't know how to turn this anxiety off/down. I have dealt with so many extremely difficult challenges in my life, but having an issue like this happen to my child is the most incredibly difficult obstacle I have ever faced. I don't know how to handle this stress.

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