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Reply: chocolate & stress cause seizures?
Hi Buttefly, On a Sad note: That could very well be seizure activity. Known as Myoclonic Seizure. So, be...More
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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
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Reply: any ideas
I guess I should have said: SOME dogs/cats. More
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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
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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: Marijuana and epilepsy
Hello Lynn, I have always known I had Lurkers. I appreciate your comment & I appreciate your update....More
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Posted by dancer86442
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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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
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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
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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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Reply: Brain Surgery thru Cheek
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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
Reply: Medical Cannabis, too shy to ask.
Hi Panda, Well, I'm about 40 yrs older than you. And No I wouldn't be shy about asking, even if I was...More
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Reply: My last seizure
Hello blaize, Yes, a missed dose can do it. I learned the hard way, too. I never would have known this if...More
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Reply: Sugar and seizures and/or possible trigger foods
Hi there, Welcome to our Community. May I ask what kind of seizures & how long, how many have been...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Have I been having seizures?
Hello dangerdan, I am not a dr, but, yes, you may have a seizure disorder. Please visit the Epilepsy...More
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Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Medication
Aloha. I take Topamax as well and @ 200 mgs/day. I take 100 mgs in the am and 100 mgs/night. ...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: I just want my seizures to stop.
Hi Panda, I quickly skimmed through Candi's and your replies. So much of it sounds familiar to me. The...More
Posted by saxofone1

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Reply: Epilepsy Misconceptions in Jamaica
Hugs and love to you, Tashi. I've been a part of this group for about 4.5 yrs. It has been very inspiring...More
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Reply: How long have you had Epilepsy?
Thanks Candi, I've been busy with volunteer work. The kids are great!!! My told me that you might make it...More
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Reply: VNS surgery
Aloha, Isaw my orthopedic doc Tuesday and he told me what he did to my ankle. He did wrap the...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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Meetz posted: Hi there. I don't want to sound bossy or presumptuous, but after 44 years of practice with E, I have a bit of experience. I ... More
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