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Reply: First timer here--question about Dilantin dose and...
Constipation, abdominal pain, tiredness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite are some of the ...More
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Reply: Legal CBD Spray looking to End Epilepsy
Hello, I've been seeing a Lot of Info on Facebook about Cannabidoil. My Daughter joined an Advocacy Group...More
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Reply: Any Theories?
Hello Brian, Thank You for the Blessing. I, too, am not a religious person per-say. But, I know I'm...More
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Reply: need help finding an answer
Good Morning dackb, How are you today? I'm glad you printed up the info. Did you read her other article...More
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Reply: temporal lobe resection
Hi designia, I have no regrets about the lobectomy. Well, I do have one. I regret that I didn't have it...More
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Reply: Epilepsy - need a neurologist I think..?
Hi EB, I'm Kim. I don't know how much "technical" info I can offer, but just wanted to add my experience...More
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Reply: First Seizures...But Why?
Hi Always, HEHE Guess what? Your Long post did Take! I am very happy to hear you are doing sooo much...More
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Reply: Medical Marijuana: The Last Hope for Sick Children
Hello atti, Thank You for posting this article in our Resources. I am Happy to see WebMD has this...More
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Reply: epilepsy
Hello breebaby, Each individual is different as far as side effects of any med or maryjane. But, my...More
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Reply: botox?
Wow! That's Great News, Nancy. I Hope it keeps you Pain free. Hugs! Love CandiMore
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Reply: update
Hi sshay, I hope the MRI and eeg give you some relief as to what the next step is. It's been almost 12...More
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Reply: my EEGs
hi kim, I think you got something mixed up with something else in that post. I was talking about...More
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Reply: service dog
Sounds to me like Fly is an Excellent service Dog. I wish I still had my Maiden. RIP She was sooo good in...More
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Reply: chairi malformation 1
I knew someone who had that had that same thing but it was a HE and he was only 8 and went to one of the...More
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Reply: Paratransit
I hear you 100%. I've been having the exact same problem with McAllen Paratransit. A month ago I had a gran...More
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Reply: keppra rage
Vitamin b6 is supposed to help. Excessive amounts can cause nerve damage, but I take a b complex every...More
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Reply: question about szs
I think I would rather be safe than sorry! Wear the Helmet! It may not be Forever. I have no way of knowing...More
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Reply: Video EEG normal ???
Hello Kim, I escaped the house yesterday, too. Broke down & went in for my Lung Ex-ray. A Lady was...More
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Reply: Help...Confused
Aloha, Kim. there are some szs that will show up on the EEG but not on you, no physical signs. or...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
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I'M PUTTING TOGETHER A BOOK ABOUT EPILEPSY WE ALL GET OUR OWN PAGE TO SHARE OUR STORY!! IF YOU OR A FAMILY...More
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MARIJUANA
EVERYBODY WITH SEIZURES SMOKE MARIJUANA!!!! i HAVEN'T HAD A SEIZURE IN ALMOST FOUR YEARS THANKS TO THE...More
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Reply: Marijuana and epilepsy
Holy sheeeet I was diagnosed at age 11 and I'm also now 17. I also have gone through SOOO many medications....More
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Reply: OT:another Drop sz injury
I have had a bone density test ordered by my neurologist about 8 months ago, and there are NO signs of...More
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Reply: why is it getting worse
Aloha, I also has a car accident in dec of 02 running off the roadway and hitting a tree head-on. I...More
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Reply: Seizures
Hello djones, Nancy is rite. About 65% of ppl w/ Epilepsy have no known cause. Best we can do in this...More
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Reply: confused about seizures
You have had 1 seizure & migraines/headaches are 'kissing cousins' or co-morbid w/ Seizures/Epilepsy....More
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Reply: Did I have a seizure?
Could be caused by a number of different reasons. Please talk to your Dr about this & ask for a...More
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Reply: Rolandic Epilepsy
Hi Candi and Shamrock, Some docs don't/will not put kids with BRE on meds because it is almost ALWAYS...More
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Reply: Good Article on TBI in GH
Hi Hooty, I have had several blows to my head. From GMs and Drop Attacks. Now I am experiencing the...More
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Reply: Short-term Locked-In Syndrome ??
How long were the episodes? Do you have a diagnosis or are you on any treatment? I've got more used to them now...More
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