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Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
My son was recently diagnosed with this. He was classified w/having a dysrhythmia grade 3 atypical spike and...More
Posted by An_255711
question about szs
Aloha, Can szs change thru the years or add thru the years? THe reason I want to know and am asking...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
having to give up things
Aloha, I have to give up my bi ke. When my neuro asked me what I did to get around other than walk...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Epilepsy and Lupus
Can epilepsy be misdiagnosed as lupus? I have been diagnosed with lupus in the past, around 10 years ago....More
Posted by Anon_35109
OT: injured again
Aloha, I had T/C 2 weeks ago or somewhere in that area and caught my foot under the couch and hyoer...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Rolandic Epilepsy
My 8yr. old daughter has been recently diagnosed with rolandic epilepsy. My husband and I have not put her...More
Posted by shamrockgal
Levetiracetam, weight gain etc.....
Hello all, My wife was diagnosed with Epilepsy when she was just a baby. The treatment discontinued after...More
Posted by floridanons
tired all time
aloha, question: why do the AEDs male you drosy and cause you to sleep a lot of the time. I take...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Aloha, do you think it is safe for me to have botox done with all the complications I have? my...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
conversion in my child
my child is 3.5 years now he got a conversion when he is 2 year due to fever it was 101 F so docter told me...More
Posted by shruthig

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my child is 3.5 yrs he will get a conversion whenever he is having high fever upto what age it will come?bcs recently my uncle got a fits he does not have from the begining but he is getting now in the middle so is thre any chance of getting the same for my child also pls..
  • genuine answers
  • chance of getting in future
  • upto what age i will be there
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daughters epilepsy???
My daughter was diagnosed with having seizures a year ago December. She is on meds number 2 and in October...More
Posted by An_255160
here we go again
Aloha, Thursday I had a Partial that went Tonic/Clonic on me and I spent an hr in the urgent care from...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Qs. re allowed topics?
I have not been on WebMD much for some time, so the rules may have changed and I probably forgot them anyway....More
Posted by hootyowl2
Vagus nerve stimulator
My 10 year old son is a candidate for the vagus nerve stimulator and I am looking for other families who have...More
Posted by rwcma23
Happy New Year
I have not popped in for awhile, but just thought I would wish ALL of you a Happy New Year. At the moment,...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Keppra and Moods..
I see neuro next week to check up on how Im doingon keppra. I guess this may not work out..dunno. I am...More
Posted by missist
Teenage daughter with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy
My duaghter was diagnosed with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy about 5-6 years ago. We were always told "She'll grow...More
Posted by bhyatt43
Seizure Teenager who drinks Energy Drinks
Obviously I am the mom. I'm concerned that my 17 year old son takes Keppra for seizures (seizure free for...More
Posted by gettinginfo

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I'm afraid sooner or later these energy drinks will lessen the effects of the Keppra medicine. Any help please???
  • I don't know what to do/say here.
  • I don't know what to do/say here.
  • I don't know what to do/say here.
  • I don't know what to do/say here.
  • I don't know what to do/say here.
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After-effects of seizure....
I am 65 years old and it wasn't until I was 50 that I had what was diagnosed as a seizure disorder. Since...More
Posted by vivi_len
Extreme Changes In Weather And Or Temperatures An...
I live up here in the northeast, one of the areas hit by this recent winter storm. The temperature had been...More
Posted by Anon_35109
Cerebral Palsy
I had another visit with my neurologist in PHX and he caught something that was not in my gait before....More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
epilepsy and depression
I am 54 yrs old and suffering from epilepsy since 1987. in 2010 hypertension also detected. MRI reveals medial...More
Posted by choubey
epilepsy and dipression
I am 54 yrs old and suffering from epilepsy since 1987. in 2010 hypertension also detected. MRI reveals medial...More
Posted by choubey
Advice for me on how to help, new to epilepsy
I'm trying to get up to speed understanding temporal lobe epilepsy to help my elderly parent who has been...More
Posted by An_254839
Aspartame and Seizures
I'm a recovering alcoholic who had been sober for almost six years now. My alcoholism lead to seizures...More
Posted by dansingrhyme12

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Has anyone who has been diagnosed with a seizure disorder (i.e. epilepsy) discovered that they are allergic to aspartame, or have a strange feeling after drinking or products containing the sweetener?
  • Yes, I have seizures after ingesting aspartame
  • Sometimes I have an "aura" after ingesting aspartame..
  • I have a different allergic reacion to aspartame (i.e. hives)
  • I have no allergic reaction to aspartame.
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Aloha, I hopeyou had a great holiday and safe travels for those who did travel . However, I did not...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
good news
Aloha, I got a great call all the way from PHX from my orthopedic doctor telling me I do NOT have to...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11

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