The fact of the matter is, every state has a law that applies to drivers who have seizures. It’s up to our doctors to make sure we are abiding those laws, but it’s also up to those of us who live with Epilepsy to adhere to them.
For many with Epilepsy and seizures, depression and the association with Epilepsy is top of mind, but it can be an embarrassing and many times debilitating illness.
I was contacted a couple of weeks ago by a writer for aolhealth.com. As I always say…any and all times we have the opportunity to talk about Epilepsy, it’s a good thing!
Epilepsy Advocate and Healthy Women have launched a new campaign to focus on women living with Epilepsy.
When I began writing about living with Epilepsy, I decided I wanted to tell both my story and the stories of others, those who live with the disease and those who are connected to those who live with it.
An aura is described as ‘a distinctive feeling or some other warning sign when a seizure is coming’. For those of us who have auras, they can be so different, and that’s both good and bad.
We never conceal my Epilepsy from our daughter. As she grows, I haven’t been quiet about the fact that other parents are not in agreement with this approach. But, as I’ve said, it’s the way we have chosen to tackle parenting when one parent lives with a chronic disease.
I had the most amazing experience Tuesday. It was something I had on my ‘to-do’ list for some time now. I visited Camp Discovery, the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan’s 5 day-4 night summer camp for kids with Epilepsy.
An Oakwood Hospital (Michigan) pediatric neurologist has allegedly been diagnosing children, hundreds of them, with Epilepsy…FOR CASH. And these kids do not have Epilepsy.
‘The Doctors’ gave us a great opportunity to explore the option of the Vagus Nerve Stimulator (VNS).