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Reply: my son
He wanted me to ask if there are any groups online where he can talk to kids his age who have epilepsy. If...More
Posted by kelbaby37
my son
My 14 year old son had his first grand mal seizure about 2 years ago on the first day of school. He had been...More
Posted by kelbaby37
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
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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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Posted by chaddy4
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: I just need to vent.
Hi Meg, It's good to hear that you are taking it slow. LOL I lived w/ Hubby for a yr & still, he knew...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: HI hurricanes
Hi Nancy, Sad to hear the storms caused your daughter soo much angst. Personally, I think you should seek...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: ice bucket challenge
Hi Karen, Thank You for your reply. Please, encourage your niece & Family to be supportive, But,...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes
Ur welcome Candi, Until you have been featured in the magazine, you will be our UNSUNG HERO. Yea, school...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Roland Epilepsy and Attention deficit (ADD / ADHD)...
no one is a doctor on this site. What works for one may not work for antoher. No one can make a decision...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: First Seizure 1 month ago...
Candi, Thank you for the advice. I was at a doctor's office when i took a seizure and they called 911....More
Posted by tara_ravensblood
Reply: a questions
Hi again suzanne, My 1st seizure occurred shortly before I turned 14. I noticed during those teen yrs,...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: FRIENDSHIP DAY IS HERE AGAIN!!!!!
Thanks Nancy, I do feel that personal expierence has a lot to do with that "knowledge" you credit me for. I...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Klonopin v.s Clonozepam (Rant)
I am with CAndi on this one. TThere are other pharamacuetical spelled wrong companies that make the...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
cyberonics magnets
Aloha, Iran across a site wjere people were making comments about the magnets of the VNS . Somone...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: ankle surgery
yes it was VERY painful and it has triggered several szs. I had one last night at 4 15 PHX time. The...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: Am I Just Having Bizzare Dreams?
Hi gatorclaw, You are Anon?? Weird, cuz, I know I have seen you post B4. That is terrible that...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Epilepsy or migraines
You are so very lucky/ I envy you.
Posted by galivantstom
Reply: EMU again
Nancy, They repeat tests, as I said b4, cuz, they want to be sure there are no changes in your...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: help what do I do?!
Aloha CAndi. I do not have to worry about that VNS doc with his dorky medicine contract stuff. I am...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: sz injuries/possible surgery
Aloha, I saw the hand specialist on the 10th and do not have to have anything done to my wrist. he...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Reply: seizures
Hi fighter, Welcome to the family. Here you will find many friends who are happy to answer you questions...More
Posted by saxofone1

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