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How long have you had Epilepsy?
Just a poll out of curiosity
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How long have you lived with Epilepsy?
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  • 1 year - 5 years
  • 5 years- 10 years
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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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What type of seizures do you have?
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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
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What do you do after a seizure to try to wind down or be comfortable?
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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
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
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
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
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

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