epilepsy and marriage

[Marriage and Epilepsy]: Top 5 Tips To A Healthy Marriage When Your Partner Has Seizures

Marriage is a wonderful thing and it has its ups and downs. Marriage is a bit like a roller coaster even in the healthiest of marriages. So when one of you has epilepsy it can make that roller coaster a little more rough at times. When epilepsy is brought into a marriage it comes with …

What Do You Need to Know about Swimming with Epilepsy?

When the days get warm it’s only natural to think of swimming as a fun way to cool off, but is swimming safe when you have epilepsy? Should you avoid it or are there precautions you can take? What about water sports? Are these safe or do they have added risk? I know as a …

Summer Fun Series Part 2: Is Playing Sports Safe When You Have Epilepsy?

When you have a seizure disorder like Epilepsy the world can seem like it’s screaming NO at you all the time. All of a sudden you find yourself with restrictions, safety plans, and having to navigate difficulties you never had to consider before. So if you love to play sports you may be wondering if …

What You Need to Know About Roller Coasters and Epilepsy: Summer Fun Series Part 1

It’s summertime and this tends to be the time of year families make the time to let loose and have some fun by planning vacations, visiting amusement parks, playing summer sports, and of course swimming. When you have epilepsy, especially when it isn’t yet controlled, it can cause you to take pause and wonder if …

The Day I Almost Died

So many people don’t know that those with epilepsy often suffer from depression and suicidal thoughts often come with depression. As an epileptic, I cannot deny this connection as I too have struggled with depression most of my life and my epilepsy played a roll in that struggle. Epilepsy and Depression are like two big …