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Reply: Seizures or muscle spasms?
Hi An_ I am a believer & Proof, that seizures can go into remission & return later in life. But,...More
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Reply: epilepsy
Hello u26994. Duration & severity differ for each person. A seizure can last for 1-2 seconds up to 3...More
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: MRI results
Hi Lizzie, That is Good & Sad. It is Good. Becuz, the docs have found something. But, sad that they...More
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: epilepsy and concussions
The epilepsies are a spectrum of brain disorders ranging from severe, life-threatening and disabling, to...More
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: Lafora disease
Breaking News & may be useful to you & your son in the near future. That is whenever Our FDA...More
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: I never knew I was having seizures... Now confused
You told me, I think. But, Hubby should know by now that not all seizures cause us to 'drop' to the...More
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: Lafora Disease
I have a 16 year old boy diagnosed with Lafora. I know your post is from 5 years ago but have you any...More
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Reply: Sharing Art
Not selling just sharing to brighten people's day. Did I use to post pix on here 6 yrs ago? I don't...More
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Reply: jessica
Hi taz Welcome to the group. As Candi says, feel free to share your concerns and don't be shy about asking...More
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Reply: Hello Everyone!
Hi Panda, Good to hear from you. Yahoo on that seizue-free period !!! It's great that your teachers are...More
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Reply: keppra rage
It's been a looooong time since I've been on here. Trying to figure out how to use it again. I'm a Freshman...More
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Reply: First Seizures...But Why?
I have had seizures all my life and they have told me the same thing until I found me a new dr. and told him...More
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Reply: Unexplained
Hello Hayley, I am not a doc, but, I do have some suggestions. I may be wrong in advising a 16 yr old. ...More
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: Still trying to get used to all this
Hi millyg We all need to ramble from time-to-time for whatever reason. In short, do you recognize any...More
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Reply: Carbamazapine
Hi Ronda, I have a suggestion, in fact several, for relaxation. Some Exercises. These can be a Benefit to...More
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: Sudden Epilepsy
Hi Joe, aka Bulldog, I've read alll the posts that you and Candi have submitted. There is no reason why...More
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Reply: pain = seizures
Thank You Diane. Please feel free to talk to us at anytime. It truly does Help! Suggestion: Please do some...More
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: Getting frustrated
Hi rtothnj, I too would like to welcome you to the Community. Like Candi, I'm no doctor but do have...More
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Reply: gf issue
Hi blerand, First, I don't consider epilepsy a disease. I have always felt that it is a medical disorder...More
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Reply: New Diagnosis of Epilepsy/teenager
Hi njayjay, Wow, I had my 1st seizure 9 days before I turned 14. Forty years ago but I remember it like it...More
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Reply: no diagnosis for seizures
njayjay, lbuckman is no longer a member of this group. Or rather I haven't seen that person since they...More
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: Keppra side effects
BTW: Lots of people w/ Epilepsy have been to counselors. The Rite Counselor can Help a Whole Lot. Seek 2nd...More
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: Keppra and Weight Gain
Hello Dee, Honestly, you should discuss any changes in meds w/ your Dr/Neuro. Lowering your meds may help...More
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: Seizures and Anger?
Hi jessica, I had problems with mood swings back in the 70s when in high school. I was then taking Mysoline...More
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Reply: sex and seziures
A Good Question. You can use your Search engine for more Info. But, here is a link I found pertaining to...More
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: stroke and seizures
Hello cookielyn, First, I wanna ensure you that you are not alone. Next, it is common to have seizures...More
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: need help for my 4 months old intractable seizures
I was born with seizures , but I still have them I mostly get them during though sleep cycle I would recommend...More
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Reply: Allergic...to All of it!...
Hello Miss, How are you today? I apologize for not responding sooner. Life kinda interfered w/ my Daily...More
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: options
Hello bbydoll, Thank You for joining us. Here is an article w/ the newest Treatments. I would like to...More
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: confused and scared
Hi Misti, My comp wouldn't load this page, until today. So here I am again. Please, advise your...More
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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