Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: susan2 | 2005-07-14 16:43 | 1255 Views | 10 Comments

Hi, Does anyone know what doses of Vitamin B6 and Calcium can be given to a 7 year old? I thought i would give it a try for him, He has polymorphic refractory epilepsy and since he has started on...

Created By: apicken | 2005-07-05 15:05 | 1671 Views | 6 Comments

Dear Readers;Does anyone have any stories/results to share about taking glyconutritional products like Ambrotose to help alleviate the effects of epilepsy including seizures?Sincerely,Al Picken...

Created By: pennyhickey | 2005-07-05 10:21 | 1467 Views | 14 Comments

Hi everyone, I have another question for all of you.  I have read in your conversations many times, that it is important to take certain vitamins to help control seizures.  I would like to know...

Created By: basilwalker | 2005-06-25 14:20 | 490 Views | 2 Comments

i had a period once of being seizure-free for 3 yrs, and i think it was becouse of a combination of AEDs and the right homeopathic remedie. it took me 10 yrs but i had finally found a psychiatrist...

Created By: spiz | 2005-06-14 22:42 | 1131 Views | 11 Comments

      I am interested in any suggestions for creams or gels that could give instant relief to extremely sore muscles. I had a t/c the other day while going up the steps to my back deck and landed...

Created By: gretchen1 | 2005-06-08 18:02 | 2122 Views | 21 Comments

I'm not endorsing any of these articles. But since Marijuana for epilepsy seems to keep coming up here qutie a bit I thought I would post this. Unfortunately I don't know how to do clickables.But...

Created By: sross2001 | 2005-05-19 22:59 | 17852 Views | 36 Comments

 Its seems as though no one has started a disscussion on th positive and negative effects of marajuana(If any). As well as the bodys reaction to other drugs(mushrooms). Not to exclude anyone but...

Created By: sross2001 | 2005-05-19 08:29 | 3579 Views | 15 Comments

 Its seems as though no one has started a disscussion on th positive and negative effects of marajuana(If any). As well as the bodys reaction to other drugs(mushrooms). Not to exclude anyone but...

Created By: classy1g | 2005-04-24 13:11 | 11098 Views | 39 Comments

I don't know if anyone has ran across this...but I had to go to my Chiro the other day, as I pulled my back out. While there, I told him that I was recently diagnosed with EP. He informed me that...

Created By: defbase | 2005-04-16 19:30 | 17112 Views | 66 Comments

Hi there everyone. Firstly I am in no way linked to the medical profession, and have no formal medical training or experience. I just thought I would stick this in to hopefully answer the...

Created By: cedar | 2005-04-15 19:02 | 1314 Views | 10 Comments

Well I am both disappointed yet very relieved. After way too many seizures in the last 6 weeks, for someone who is on three drugs.Feeling very tired, loggey and drained of my usual energy for...

Created By: angie | 2005-03-13 15:35 | 32139 Views | 29 Comments

Have any of you tried magnesium supplements and found them to be helpful? I have been doing some research and come across a theory that many people with epilepsy are magnesium-deficient. I...

Created By: amyq | 2005-02-09 18:07 | 4861 Views | 31 Comments

My three year old son has daily myoclonic seizures, as well as some generalized seizures. He is maxed out on Lamictal. He takes B6, and two weeks ago Zonegran was added to his medications. His...

Created By: ellgee | 2005-02-08 12:06 | 649 Views | 2 Comments

I am a  little hesitant about the John Hopkins study, did I read it right - it had 6 patients ages 7-52?  It doens't state how many of these are pediatric patients vs adult.  Personally - I think...

Created By: cjad234 | 2005-02-05 12:32 | 86549 Views | 280 Comments

Hi all, I was wondering whether or not the effects of pot on the brain can intefere with the effects of the epilepsy medicine Tegretol 400mg per day. I know grapefruit and alcohol have adverse...

Created By: kimberly | 2005-02-04 18:12 | 2412 Views | 13 Comments

Hi!I was wondering if anybody knows of any vitamin or nutrition deficiencies being related to seizure activity. I found out my son is Vitamin E deficient and has shown some improvements since I...

Created By: fjulian | 2005-02-03 15:42 | 3559 Views | 17 Comments

Hello,Currently I am taking care of my Mother who has seizures due to a small stroke.  She takes Keppra 2000mg/day and depakote 500mg/day (this is a new addition to her seizure meds).   We were...

Created By: angie | 2005-01-31 11:23 | 1187 Views | 5 Comments

Have any of you found that good nutrition has helped you in regards to your epilepsy or the depression often associated with it? I exercise regularly, but my diet leaves a lot to be...

Created By: relkins | 2005-01-18 11:13 | 874 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone know of hospital or doctor in China which practices Ketogenic Diet?ThanksRichard

Created By: amyq | 2005-01-09 16:44 | 1172 Views | 5 Comments

My three year old son has daily myoclonic seizures, as well as some generalized seizures. He is maxed out on Lamictal. He takes B6, and two weeks ago Zonegran was added to his medications. His...

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