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Reply: I just had a good month .
Hi Bobby, That is Good News. Here is Hope that your Good Days continue. Keep up w/ your Daily Journal...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: Seizure Medication and Tooth Decay/Weak Enamel
Hi Cathy and Candi, Yeah, dental insurance in this country sucks!!!! And they have the nerve to wonder why...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: chocolate & stress cause seizures?
Hi Butterfly, Trying this again. WebMD is/was experiencing tech problems. Hopefully, my comment will post...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: Sleep Position Tied to Death Risk
Hi Atti, I am Glad to have you w/ us. I do hope you Enjoy your Time w/ us. I am Looking Forward to...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: orgasmic seizures
I, too, have experienced during sexual experiences. I was diagnosed about 7-8 years,but I also have them...More
Posted by butterflygrl70
Reply: My daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy
Hello, Yes, it has happened to others. 2 Possibilities: Meds or Seizure Disorder Side effects. Please...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: I have a question about the rns surgery
Hello hptcgms, Welcome to our Epilepsy Community. I am sad to hear your previous treatments did not work....More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Wife has seizures
Hello rgh, First: Thank You for being a loving Hubby & caretaker. Doing your Homework about possible...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Seizures
Hello Shasara. I am sad to hear that you lost your cousin due to Seizures. I am not a Dr & have never...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Seizures
Hi, I'm Shasara 25 years old women i had a seizures when i was 6 years old i have taken medication for almost...More
Posted by An_260780
Seizures
Hi, I'm Shasara 25 years old women i had a seizures when i was 6 years old i have taken medication for almost...More
Posted by An_260780
Reply: 3 years after epilepsy surgery
Hi again, Nere, what med(s) is your brother taking? Back in the med 70s, I was prescribed mysoline. This...More
Posted by saxofone1
Reply: Chronic Illness that hasn't been diagnosed
Hello Rebecca, I am not a Dr, but, from what you description I do believe Hubby is having what is known as...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442
Reply: Epilepsy heriditary?
Yes hun I have no idea how they show up? But Ive still been having weird episodes like Friday night I had...More
Posted by mskayla22
Reply: Roller Coaster Ride
http://www.medicalmarijuanainc.com/index.php/tumors I hope you can access this site. Yes, cysts are...More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
Posted by dancer86442

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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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  • Lamotrigine
  • Keppra
  • Depakote
  • Multiple
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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: 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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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: Seizure medicine and pregnancy
Hello kosteen, I am not a DR, but, I did some 'homework. First Angelman Syndrome IS a Genetic Disorder....More
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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
Prepare Now! November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Find or Create an event to educate Others'.
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

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