Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Sezuire spasms
    avatar
    Kayla96 posted:
    Hello I am new to the group my name is Felicia and I need some advice My has slept with ever since she was a baby so that I can detect when she is in a sezuire now at the age 16 she is leraning to sleep alone and she has a nurse but she does'nt sleep she would dose off for 40mins and wake up in a spasm or sezuire it is to the point it is effecting her school attendance what should I try to comfort her to sleep sezuire free she is afraid to go to sleep at night am i helping her to learn to sleep alone or is it hurting her. HELP.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    dancer86442 responded:
    Hello Felicia,

    Actually, you are doing Good letting your Daughter have her own room. Should have been done Long Ago!

    Is your daughter on any medications? Do you or her keep a Daily Journal? More Info on page 3 of Tips. How can you Help her? By Educating yourself & her about All aspects of Epilepsy. Plus, it mite be a Good Idea for both of you to talk to a Counselor. She needs to talk to a professional about her Fears & how to overcome them.

    Another Good Idea, if she hasn't already, I would recommend she join an Epilepsy Teen Support Group. epilepsy.com & Facebook can Help! Or if you have a Live Support Group in your area, please Go! Visit efa.org & use Search to Locate a Group near you, if any.

    As a Caretaker you deserve Support, too. Please visit anytime you have any concerns or even if you just want to vent. We will be Listening.

    Hugs & Merry Christmas. Love Candi


    Helpful Tips

    Want to read "discussions" only?
    Well that's easy too, on the left hand side you see many links one of them is "discussions", click on it and you'll only see the ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    19 of 29 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Epilepsy Center