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DGS had seizure today at school
I don't know the details yet, but my DGS had a seizure today at school, and he was taken to the ER. So far,...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Haven't been on here in a looooong time
I haven't been on here in awhile. Just got on to see if there were any new topics. I have to say that I have...More
Posted by nanwake23
Ebola Questions? Ask Now
Tell us what worries you most. We'll take your questions to leading infectious disease expert Anthony...More
Posted by atti_editor
broke sz streak
aloha everyone, I have surpassed me streak with out szs. Sept 19th was the last sz I had so I have...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
How can you tell the difference between Generic an...
I've heard that generic prescriptions don't work as well...Right now my prescription bottle says: ...More
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Brain surgery for Epilepsy?
Hey my names Ash and im 24 years old. This is my first time on a community forum relating to epilepsy. I...More
Posted by musicalmatterz
Medical Cannabis, too shy to ask.
I'm sure other people have felt this way at some point... I am a 19 year old recently diagnosed with...More
Posted by pandabear12212
My last seizure
I had my first seizure when I was 16(now 21). After my second seizure, I was put on Trileptal. Up until early...More
Posted by blaize44
Sugar and seizures and/or possible trigger foods
So I have been having seizure episodes now a days and it bothers my family a lot. The problem is that the...More
Posted by An_259606
Have I been having seizures?
So the first time I remember this happening was back in 7th Grade (I'm 22), but the main thing that keeps...More
Posted by dangerdan92
szs since VNS surgery
Aloha Everyone, The last sz I had was on the 19th of sept. The VNS surgery was on the 22nd. I have...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Medication
Is anyone taking topamate, if so how long and how many mg? I have been on it for about 10 years, and my...More
Posted by An_259499
How long have you had Epilepsy?
Just a poll out of curiosity
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Anyone else have friends or family in Denial?
Wondering if anyone else has had this happen to them... My mother, though she now accepts the fact that...More
Posted by pandabear12212

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I just want my seizures to stop.
Hello all, just need to vent a bit if you all don't mind. I am just feeling emotionally and physically...More
Posted by pandabear12212

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Am I having seizures?
Hi, sorry if this is the wrong place to post this in. So some strange things have been happening to me...More
Posted by An_259380
Epilepsy
I would like to ask if epileptic patients suffers from retention issues? I am not sure why but I have been...More
Posted by An_259358
spot on brain
I have a long history of seizures and recently had an eeg. They found a spot on the left side of my brain. I am...More
Posted by tina937
loss of a loved one
aloha, I just got word that I lost my Grandma in NC today. She was not answering her phone Saturday...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Epilepsy Misconceptions in Jamaica
More people in the Jamaica, the Caribbean and Latin America are beginning to dissociate epilepsy with evil...More
Posted by tash876
Vent
I spoke again with my neuro's office. I found out I have RTLE & LPLE. Since the med change to Aptiom and...More
Posted by chaddy4
Adult Epilepsy Support Groups — Updated
I know that starting a support group is definitely not for everyone. However, there are resources...More
Teen Epilepsy Support Groups
In recent years, support groups that cater specifically to teens with epilepsy have emerged,...More
Cure
Can epilepsy be cured?
Posted by tash876
VNS surgery
Aloha all, I know I started one called VNS replacement buthtat one is negative so I started this one. ...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) Shown to Reduce ...
The idea that we can implant a Star Trek-type device that will detect seizures and interrupt them ...More
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
Seizures with no diagnosis
I need advice. My husband has seizures but they are always 3-4 months apart and usually happen when he is...More
Posted by jacrose

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Journals posted by Meetz
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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