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Reply: I just want my seizures to stop.
Haha it's alright. Though I do know a lot already I was a med student before having to stop college...More
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Reply: Anyone else have friends or family in Denial?
aloha, my Complex partials include lip licking/smacking, vocalizations,grunting, drooling, fisting...More
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Reply: How long have you had Epilepsy?
aloha from Honolulu, I was dx'd almost 12 yrs ago. it was from a car accident and whip-lash and a...More
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Reply: Epilepsy Misconceptions in Jamaica
More Love Back at You! I am Glad you found us, too. I am Still Happy that I found this Group over 20 yrs...More
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Reply: spot on brain
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Reply: VNS surgery
Hi Nancy, I'm glad to hear they didn't need to replace the coil. I understand that can be quite tricky....More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Epilepsy
Hi my, Give your husband a "high-five" for me for standing by to suport you. Having a constant support...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Am I having seizures?
Hi and welcome, Candi has expressed my thoughts. You are in the right place to seek support. I'm no doc...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: I just need to vent.
Hi Meg, Sooo Glad to hear you went on your trip. It does a body/soul Good to get away from the norm of...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Vent
Hi Chaddy, WOW! The seizure activity must have really kicked your A** big time if you don't recall...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Adult Epilepsy Support Groups — Updated
No you weren't excluding anyone. But, anyone interested would need to know the dates/time of these...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: loss of a loved one
Condolences to your family and you. Hugs, angieMore
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Reply: Cure
Thanks for the Info Tasha. Sounds like Dilantin is working for you. Dilantin was the med I quit taking. ...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
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Reply: does smoking triggers seisures?
Hi My self gurpreet,I got under treatment of epilepsy I just want to know that I takes cigerate smoke 5-6...More
Posted by An_259081
Teen Epilepsy Support Groups
In recent years, support groups that cater specifically to teens with epilepsy have emerged,...More
Reply: my son
Hi Kel, This must be very upsetting and scary for you. And for your son. Please let him know that if he...More
Posted by saxofone1
Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) Shown to Reduce ...
The idea that we can implant a Star Trek-type device that will detect seizures and interrupt them ...More
Reply: Seizures with no diagnosis
Hello jacrose, Welcome to our Community. First: your Hubby has had more than 1 seizure, so he does have...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Validated...keep your chin up :0)
Chaddy, Are you aware that Auras are/can be considered seizures, also? Simple partials. Yes, please do...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: What kind of seizures do you have? Where do they ...
aloha, My szs are temporal lobe and they do not generalize. THey are partial on-set only. THey are...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: Medical Marijuana — It’s Here To Stay
Good to see you posting again, Phylis. Thank You So Much! HUGS & Lots of them, Every Day! ...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Memory Tips You (Hopefully) Won't Forget!
I have a confession to make. I'm the queen of "Post-Its". I have Post-Its on tables, counters,...More
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Reply: VNS replacement
the ankle ahs 2 more appts with my orthopedic doc and the knee has yet to be done. I can not see hjim as...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
2014-2015 Comprehensive List of GOOD Neurologistsâ...
This is a compilation by website forum members who have had positive personal experiences with...More
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Reply: VNS questions
aloha, Hi Chaddy, I have had the VNS For 7 yrs this Sept 20th. I have had nothing but luck with...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: Seizures for the first time
Hello there, It's completely possible to have a seizure disorder and the EEG not pick it up on the first,...More
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Reply: Has Anyone Heard of Sleeping Seizures?
Hi Candi, I don't recall ever hearing about Tim. Thanks for the info. I will pass this on to Dana. You...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: HI hurricanes
Hi Nancy, Sad to hear the storms caused your daughter soo much angst. Personally, I think you should seek...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: szs and pain
Any Pain, but, especially High Levels of Pain can trigger seizures, Nancy. I feel for you. Hopefully, when...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: ice bucket challenge
Hi Karen, Thank You for your reply. Please, encourage your niece & Family to be supportive, But,...More
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