5 Things You Need To Know About Epilepsy And Pregnancy

When you struggle with epilepsy on a day to day basis the idea of pregnancy bring up some very real worries. For years as a teen and young adult struggling with uncontrolled seizures, I often worried and wondered if having kids was even safe. I knew I wanted kids one day but wasn’t sure it …

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 …

What to do when your Doctor accuses you of faking.

Having epilepsy is hard enough, but it can be made harder when your doctor won’t believe you. Sadly epilepsy is still largely misunderstood and untruths run rampant about this neurological disorder. What’s even more unfortunate is that the medical community isn’t immune to these things like we would hope. It always saddens me when I …