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Stress, anxiety, depression, and epilepsy: investigating the relationship between psychological factors and seizures. Here is my blog below to discuss how it was never just a dangerous physical condition, but also one that affected the mental state. What are your views on the way doctors deal with depression caused by epilepsy? Do you agree with putting children on anti-depressants? Let me know! In the meantime, I am raising money for Young Epilepsy, by travelling acres the Arctic next...
1387 views Jenkoo88, Bristol - Mon, 4 Aug 2014
Hi there, my name is Collette and I am soon to write a dissertation on epilepsy looking into the importance of epilepsy specialist nurses. My mum was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 15 (now 49) and at this time these type of nurses did not exist. They play a vital part in the care of someone with epilepsy and help with support and understanding. So I just wondered if there was anyone who has had an experience with an (ESN) epilepsy specialist nurse and if so could describe in a few words...
1297 views lettielaws, Sun, 23 Mar 2014
I just wanted some advice and hope ok to post here. My 14yr old was taken of his drugs in September. Since then he is awake 3=4 times a wake during a night saying he has chest. back or stomach pains and he looks really ill on a morning but then feels better later . Docters say indegestion but I not convinced has anybody else had any of these symtons with epilepsy?
Epilepsy Awareness T Shirts available! When my daughter was diagnosed at a year old with a seizure disorder I knew I had to do something so it inspired me to start an awareness apparel line of clothing! She is 11 now and this is also her project! $2.00 from each Epilepsy shirt sold will go back to support The Epilepsy Foundation of America of your local Foundation! https://www.etsy.com/listing/155455599/epilepsy-awareness-tshirts-mens-womens
2423 views johnmisz, Charlotte NC - Tue, 2 Jul 2013