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Reply: Sudden Burst of Feeling Like Im Going To Cry...Not...
Your symptoms are probably related to seizures in some way, but your post made me think of a commercial I...More
Posted by rushlight
Reply: confused and scared
Hi Candi, Thanks for sharing that info with Misti. Whatever was troubling my comp has resolved itself. ...More
Posted by saxofone1
New Advice on What To Do- April 2015
Info for Drs & Seizure Patients
International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
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Reply: Vimpat-?
Hello Solution, Here is an article from a dear friend of ours that may help. ...More
International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Confusing VEEG results...please advise
I agree with Dancer 86442 in all she is telling you. I have never had any activity on EEG's, MRI's and...More
Posted by anthonybrownii
Reply: Medication interactions?
Thanks for the reply! I had a bad interaction with the Depakote ER within 3 days anyway Though It wasn't a...More
Posted by An_262339
Reply: Weblinks for Epilepsy
Clik on my pic or ID. Facebook ID noted in first sentence. <3More
International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
Posted by dancer86442
Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise for Epileps...
" A liquid form of medical marijuana may help people with severe epilepsy that does not respond to other...More
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Reply: I have grandmal seizures and suffered a severe con...
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International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Can allergies cause a seizure?
well my friend Shannon has seizures and I don't know what triggers them
Posted by jackiew9
Healing concussions
How to help my self heal from concussion faster? I am epileptic
Posted by An_262368
Reply: Keppra and Weight Gain
Hello Donna, Thank You for replying. Your first seizures sound like they were triggered by Hormone...More
International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Argghhhh
Well, your Dr certainly knows what he is talking about. That is a Plus! Hmmm... Yesterday...You are saying...More
International Awareness Day: Second Monday of Feb. March 26: Purple Day, November: Epilepsy Awareness Month. Wear Purple to show Support. Advocate
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Symtom
Hello, I've never had this symptom. But, seizure activity can affect everybody, as an individual,...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Didn't believe it was epilepsy
Hello nikadi, Yes, strokes can mimic symptoms of Epilepsy. And, strokes can cause seizures Seizures can...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Flashing Lights, Epilepsy Warning Sign?
Hi Panda, Good to see you again. No companies, are not required to post warnings. I don't think they...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Surgery
Thank you Angie for the detailed response! Tim, As you can see we all have a journey and some are seizure...More
Posted by clarinet2
Reply: Could it be seizure?
I do not know that she actually had low blood sugar. The dr who treated her for her most recent episode...More
Posted by lizziema
Reply: Subluxation of the C2-3 and seizures
Gooberjr87, I don't discredit any injuries when it comes to seizure activity. But, question? Do you...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Chemicals
Best of Luck John, Know we are here for you. Keep asking questions & Learning. Hugs!More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: help/info needed
Hi taylor, and welcome to the family. Clarinet2 texted me about you shortly after she posted her reply. We...More
Posted by saxofone1
Epilepsy is a Disability
Get Help w/ Transportation, schooling, etc.
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
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Reply: Should I be getting a second opinion?
Here is a site that should help. http://www.ada.gov/ Help is for transportation, schooling etc.More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Seizures and help
We have no way to Message you. And no need to! Anyone here interested in CBD Oil treatments for Epilepsy...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Any Theories?
Hi Brian, Maybe you should fit some Yoga or meditation, into your regimen. Either one, can Help relieve...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: headaches with epilepsy diagnosis
Hello kms, I looked up your meds on our drug site. Both meds can cause headaches! Please, discuss this w/...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: seizures started in the past three years.
Hello Kasey, I have a few questions? I am not a Dr, but, I have learned a Lot over the Yrs. Clik on my ID...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: A change
Hello necieb, Actually, it is an either/or situation. If she is missing meds, Yes! If she has changed...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Getting back to life....not so good.
Hi Panda, Yes, I know about the breathing exercise. Been recommending it for yrs to others'. Look up...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442

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Reply: minor seizure during childhood
Hello hasliana, Welcome to our community. I think I would be concerned, also. It's good you are paying...More
Feb 9th International Awareness Day. In the future:Second Monday of Feb. March 26 Purple Day is still Epilepsy Awareness/Education Day everywhere. Wear Purple to show Support, Advocate, Educate!
Posted by dancer86442

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