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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
First event, no diagnosis, wait and see?????
Just had my first "event" today. Not really sure what it was. I haven't gone to the doctor, in the hope that...More
Posted by An_254689
keppra heart racing b6???
I started taking keppra a couple nights ago. I took a half pill the first night--mainly I was kind of...More
Posted by missist
Seizures/Locked in syndrome
in 09 i was diagnosed with seizures after having 3 major grand mals, started on dilantin.....starting working...More
Posted by An_254646
Getting Support from Family..
Wondering if anyone has ideas how to talk to family? Because I've already had fibromyalgia, asthma, high blood...More
Posted by missist
Lamictal reaction
I had a reaction to Lamictal last week--I'm newly dx'd with epilepsy and this is my first medication. I was on...More
Posted by missist
Overdose on Lamactol
I usually take 200mg of Lamactol at 7pm and 7am. I accidentally took another 200 mg about 20 mins...More
Posted by danilovestosing11
reflex epilepsy
In 2002 I was diagnosed with a colloid cyst in my brain. I had to have emergency surgery to remove it....More
Posted by birdie7442053
simple partial seizures?
one day I had a spot in my left eye that was grey white and black and it blinked. after that I got a...More
Posted by stickinsect
HI all, I have to go back to my TMJ/Headache doctor on dec 10 to have him teach my mom how to inject me...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
OT: injured again
hi all, 3 days ago I was put back in a cast on back on crutches. they can not due an MRI on me due...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Is epilepsy inherited?
Hi , I have been engaged to a guy whose mother has Epilepsy. She is having it from childhood from around 8-9...More
Posted by ananya1
looking for professional opinion
So fourth of july a couple years ago me and my friend did the drug seroquel and the next day we were...More
Posted by swampymarsh

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