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What kind of seizures do you have? Where do they ...
Mine are parietal lobe. Also sometimes in other areas and will generalize. Very hard to control, but The...More
Posted by chaddy4
Medical Marijuana — It’s Here To Stay
Let's face it. The time has come. Even the FDA has opened its eyes with new clinical trials. ...More
VNS questions
I talked with my neuro about VNS if this med doesn't work. Have you had success with VNS? Did they take you...More
Posted by chaddy4
Validated...keep your chin up :0)
I used to post here a lot. I have had E since I was a child. Didn't know until I was 20s that I was having...More
Posted by chaddy4
Seizures for the first time
On July the twelve I had a seizure for the first time ever. I went to the Doctor and Ihad two MRIs and a EEG...More
Posted by An_258801
szs and pain
Aloha, I Forgot that there is another post that is about szs and pain abd then I started this one so I...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
ice bucket challenge
Could doing an ice bucket challenge (dumping a bucket of ice water over one's head) precipitate a seizure in...More
Posted by karen1250
Has Anyone Heard of Sleeping Seizures?
Nine years ago, I was a normal, healthy 19-year-old kid. About two weeks before my 20th birthday, I had my...More
Posted by cuiling
HI hurricanes
Aloha, I know it does not have to do with epilepsy, but I live in Honolulu, Hawai'i. THese...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
VNS replacement
Aloha, I just saw my doc about the VNS. We decided to stick with the one in PHX because my mom has...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes
Who should win the People's Choice Award this year? Cast your vote here from a list of celebrities who...More
Posted by atti_editor
cyberonics magnets
Aloha, Iran across a site wjere people were making comments about the magnets of the VNS . Somone...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
FRIENDSHIP DAY IS HERE AGAIN!!!!!
Hi everyone, I would like to wish all of you a HAPPY FRIENDSHIP DAY. The official Friendship Day is always...More
Posted by saxofone1
First Seizure 1 month ago...
Hello everyone, I haven't been diagnosed with epilepsy yet. I have had tests done and I am awaiting the...More
Posted by An_258449
Roland Epilepsy and Attention deficit (ADD / ADHD)...
I am a happy father of 2 boys. My older son (now 8.5 yrs) had his first seizure 18 month ago and a second one...More
Posted by stath_mi
surgery
Aloha, This Thursday is my surgery to put my ankle back together. This was caused by a sz that...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
a questions
My almost 18 year old daughter has had 5 seizures total since age 14. I am trying to find a common link. MRI...More
Posted by suzanne_d
Am I Just Having Bizzare Dreams?
In the last several months while asleep, I have heard people call my name, family members. I often have...More
Posted by Anon_35109
Klonopin v.s Clonozepam (Rant)
I have been taking name brand Klonopin for 13 years and if in the hospital or when my pre-existing...More
Posted by anthonybrownii
EMU again
Aloha, Hi all, I do not know why, but here I am back in the EMU this time in Hawaii, in Honolulu in...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
seizures
Question. .I have been blacking out and I had my first full blown seizure a month ago... I get told I hate...More
Posted by An_258028
Photo induced epilepsy
We have a patient that has Photo induced epilepsy. The Optometrist has suggested she wear hand tinted contact...More
Posted by eyeball14
Epilepsy and Fatigue
My fiance is an Epileptic, he has been since the age of 4. I'm use to the seizures that he has and such but...More
Posted by tracinnab
help what do I do?!
Aloha. Same title as a different post but a clearly different topic. THis VNS doc that I have that I...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Seizure....my son thinks he had one
My son thinks he may have had a seizure he was sleeping in the car he said he heard voices his body was...More
Posted by An_257925
Frustrated / Need Help
I was diagnosed with Epilepsy as an adult 25 years ago. The cause was a head injury that occurred when I...More
Posted by simpleneuron
Epilepsy and me
In October 2013, I woke up in a hospital, confused and not quite sure what just happened I was just told that...More
Posted by An_257849

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Photo induced epilepsy
Can anyone point me into the direction of some information/research regarding the use of tinted contact...More
Posted by alanroush
Interview Request
I am a junior in college currently pursuing the rehabilitation field. As a student, I am required to...More
Posted by rehabstudent
stress sezuires
ok I am 38 yrs old have had gramole sezuires o ee but now I have sezuires every day but I do not go to the...More
Posted by An_257805

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