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Reply: Roller Coaster Ride
Hi Paloma, The lobectomy was my decision cuz my seizures were becoming more motor and the choice of meds...More
Posted by saxofone1

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What seizure medication are you on? (If one of the ones below), don't have room for all haha, just chose some "popular" ones.
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Reply: I have epilepsy.
My seizures start with a tingling in the left side of my face and go down to the toes leaving me feeling...More
Posted by anthonybrownii
Reply: Epilepsy heriditary?
I am from a family of Epileptics from Grand mother to my Dad. It played jump around because he had 9...More
Posted by anthonybrownii
Reply: orgasmic seizures
Hello pmbvc, I hope you noted the previous post about a similar occurrence posted below. You should see...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Seizures during relations
Well I had another saturday just out of the blue in Little Ceaser it was short but non the less not cool. I...More
Posted by mskayla22
Reply: Can allergies cause a seizure?
Thank You jmj, You are Rite. If People would keep a Journal as they are supposed to, ( article in our...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Disability for seizures as an adult?
http://www.healthdigezt.com/the-4-worst-carbs-you-can-eat-and-what-to-replace-them-with More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Marijuana and epilepsy
I have Complex Partial and currently taking Lamictal, Triliptal and CBD marijuana tablets ...expensiveMore
Posted by sonnycorleone98
Reply: My boyfriends seizures have changed... Please help
Hi Jessica, How's it going today? Like Candi, most of me EEGs were w/o any seizure activity but the...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: chocolate & stress cause seizures?
Hello msKayla & butterfly, mskayla, Other women have experienced the same. First seizures after PG...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Seizure medicine and pregnancy
Hello kosteen, I am not a DR, but, I did some 'homework. First Angelman Syndrome IS a Genetic Disorder....More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: What is this type of seizure called?
When making a diagnosis of epilepsy, your doctor may use one of the following terms: idiopathic,...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: my dog just had a grand mal type seizure
Hi Candi, I can keep a written record. I do not do cell phones. I put it in my pocket calendar, then I will...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Reply: any ideas
I guess I should have said: SOME dogs/cats. More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: broke sz streak
Nancy, Your previous post was 2 weeks ago. You had a nocturnal seizure. So, is that a typo or...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: I think my ex boyfriend broke up with me because o...
Hi nontombie, So Sad! So, if he doesn't want to discuss it w/ us, then encourage him to go to facebook...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: I just need to vent.
Candi, The kiddiest movies I'll see is the Disney movies that I watched when I was a kid. I mostly wanted to...More
Posted by meghanc
Reply: Resource Qestion
Guess ya got it figured out. Bruce's Link to His group is posted in Popular Discussions: Weblinks for...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Haven't been on here in a looooong time
Hi Candi, One day we will get together. Maybe by chance we'll all be at the same spot and start exchanging...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Fatigue, Irritation, Dullness, Mood Swings after S...
Hello Erin, I would like you to check out our Tips & Resources for some info/articles you should read....More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: DGS had seizure today at school
Angie, I don't know if the conversations that took place back then are still in the Archives. But, we were...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: happy halloween
Happy Halloween, Nancy. It is my son's & my Gaurdian Girls B'Day today. They were born 1 yr apart. ...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Do you suffer from tonic-clonic (or grand mal) sei...
If you find more links that are no longer viable, note the 'Report This' at the bottom of the post. I never...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: How can you tell the difference between Generic an...
Hi Hawaiian Girl, I tried Topamax when it first came out. I am also diabetic, and the Topamax dropped my...More
Posted by hootyowl2

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How many medications are you on for epilepsy?
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Reply: Brain surgery for Epilepsy?
Hi Ash, Good to hear from you. I didn't experience any unsettling pain. The headwrap that I'm wearing was...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Ebola Questions? Ask Now
She may have whiplash. But, her Major concern was getting Insurance to pay for a rental car, Which they...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Is there anyone out there with a child with CSWS?
Hi AmySara, My son was diagnosed with epilepsy at 6 years old. He is now 10. 2years ago we were told he also...More
Posted by sdernay
TNS vs VNS...No Surgery
Please read if you are considering VNS. Please respond if you have had the TNS procedure.
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Posted by dancer86442
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Reply: Brain Surgery thru Cheek
http://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-brain-surgery-cheek-severe-epilepsy.html More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: szs since VNS surgery
aloha, good news, this coming Saturday will be ONE month with NO szs. THe 22nd will be one month no...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11

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