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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
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
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
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 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
Stress & Pain Seizures
Stress & Pain Seizures Morning all I posted a ways back about having the not real type of seizures ....More
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KLonopin Name Brand (personal anger about this)
I have been on this as my primary seizure medication since 2001, I have just been informed by ROCHE and...More
Posted by anthonybrownii
Seizure Meds & Weight Gain
My daughter is disabled and presently on 4 seizure meds: Depakote, Keppra, and Onfi and Diastat (as...More
Posted by patriciamom
Fycompa New Medcine for Seizures
Has any one out there has started on Fycompa (Perampanel Tablets ) For partial onset seizures ? Any side...More
Posted by kathy2111
sz injuries/possible surgery
Aloha, I went to the wrist PA today and the CT CD was normal so that was good, but they had to run an...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11

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maybe not a seizure
A friend of mine had what he thought was a seizure. They could find nothing but he lost his license also. For one documented seizure. A ... More
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