Chat and Community Forums Closed

Due to the popularity of social media, we have seen decreasing engagement on our forums and chat. Please know we want to keep talking to you about epilepsy, seizures, and what you need. We want to stay connected with you.

Community Forum

AT LEAST ITS NOT CANCER!!!!

A life with seizures is nothing to enjoy, for since age 4 they have been affecting my life in ways that sometimes made dying seem better than having them. Not being able to drive, look at some lights, playing video games and such is a pain. especially when you have to get to sleep on time every night and cant stay up late due to the reason you might have partical seizures when you wake up. Now I am 19 years of age and recovering from my last seizure. My recovery time is usally a week but this one has been over 3 weeks with little noticable recovery. I still wake up feeling dizzy  or just feel like im about to fall instantly.My meds never seem to help for they make me even more dizzy. Although all the bad there is a part of me thats been thankful i've had seizures 1. I dont eat sweets as crazy anymore 2. I get the right amount of sleep 3. I dont play video games for 6 hours on end. 4. I'm much more thankful for what I have 5. I'm happy this is all and I dont have anything worse 

Our Mission

The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

 
24/7 helpline
P