These families rely on cannabis to help their children, who have epilepsy, control their seizures.
All of my praying and self-exorcisms couldn't save me from what was really happening.
I'm not saying that I'm glad that I have epilepsy. What I'm saying is that, in having epilepsy, lemonade has been made out of the lemons that I have been given.
Having a seizure is nothing to be embarrassed about. Each of us have a battle we face. It's how we face it that shapes and defines us.
The rapper's private jet had to make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska.
Warning: this video is intense.
Postpartum pre-eclampsia isn't spoken about as much as regular pre-eclampsia. We're led to believe that we have our babies, then we're supposed to be in this land of happiness where everything is sunshine and roses. I'm told that eclamptic seizures often cause coma and death.
Again, thank you for shining a light on epilepsy. Having loving, caring support is astounding medicine in itself. Not only motivational and inspirational for your daughter Georgia but all who are fighting epilepsy too.
Diseases and disabilities, illnesses, special needs, challenges, they are not a contest. There is no worse or better. There is only love. And parenting. And heartache. And joy.
Anna Messner turned to the online forum to help her fiancee 8,000 miles away.
When she was finally diagnosed with Epilepsy, Complex Partial Seizure Disorder and taking daily medications, I couldn't take
Despite her epilepsy, my wife is still a strong, wonderful person, and the woman of my dreams. And as long as she has epilepsy I will have secondary epilepsy. I choose to love her and walk with her every step of the way through this journey, and always will.
What can you do as someone living with epilepsy to help? Here are five things you can do to help:
I can most certainly tell that since my epilepsy diagnosis, my heart has swollen with compassion, with love, with understanding and sympathy because I know what it is to face pain, heartache, loss and many other feelings.
One researched remedy that I recently took notice of in my journey, entitled "The Mozart Effect," captured my interest and as someone who has a love for music, I decided that I would dig deeper into this Mozart Effect to grasp a better understanding in my pursuit for a cure.
Over the past 2 years our family has fumbled our way through tuberous sclerosis complex and all the crazy curve balls it can throw. From seizures and hospital stays, to therapies and now brain surgery. I'll be honest though...I never expected to have to prepare for brain surgery.
The unknown What is happening before their very eyes (To the person having the seizure) The thought of harming the person