For those of us who are tired of the stigma- as well as the lack of general knowledge- attached to Epilepsy, and desire to make a difference. A place to exchange ideas, share fears, ask questions and celebrate our successes.
Latest Activity: May 15
Can anyone tell me why the word Epilepsy freaks people out? It's like we're lepers and they don't want to catch the dread disease. Epilepsy is not contagious people. Hylephobia means fear of…Continue
I guess the word causes fear because the actual seizure is wild and somewhat unusual. Depending on the type of seizure. A petite mall can be unsettling and a grand mall down right frightening to…Continue
I think the misunderstanding comes from movies. I remember watching a movie about Caesar, who had seizures, which portrayed him as nearly going mad during an episode. we share a condition with many…Continue
Hello fellow Epileptics :)This is my first time being apart of a group like this so it's all new to me. It's nice being able to talk to people that understand what i'm going through. I just started…Continue