Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: copelandc | 2008-08-27 11:36 | 3939 Views | 2 Comments

I have Complex Partial Seizures in the Left Temporal lobe and have  yet to respond to any of the medications prescribed (lamictal, keppra, trileptal, carbatrol). I am currently taking tegretol...

Created By: optiblah | 2008-07-23 10:24 | 494 Views | 0 Comments

Google for it, try it. I know it sounds too simple but it works.

Look for epilepsy and rawfood on Youtube. 

Be well! 

Created By: WVMom | 2008-07-22 09:18 | 848 Views | 1 Comment

I am very interested in trying the Low Glycemic Index Treatment to control my daughter's absence seizures.  Unfortunately, her neurologist seems resistant to anything "new" and options are...

Created By: StaceyM | 2008-07-20 20:53 | 1310 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, everybody. I am drug-resistant after trying tegretol, lamictal/ zonegram and was told to try the "modfied Atkins" diet by my neurologist ( Atkins, but with 10-15 grams of carbs per day). I...

Created By: longnights | 2008-07-18 21:42 | 5766 Views | 14 Comments

Just wondering if any of you have had success in the longer term with fish oil and reduction or cessation of seizures, and what type of seizure you were treating? Anyone had success with fish oil...

Created By: annas mom | 2008-06-25 16:36 | 745 Views | 0 Comments

We have tried craniosacral therapy a couple of times now for my daughter, who has Dravet's syndrome. She was diagnosed with the syndrome just a few weeks ago but has had seizures since she was 11...

Created By: annas mom | 2008-06-25 16:35 | 699 Views | 1 Comment

We have tried craniosacral therapy a couple of times now for my daughter, who has Dravet's syndrome. She was diagnosed with the syndrome just a few weeks ago but has had seizures since she was 11...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2008-06-16 23:54 | 657 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone know what happens to a person when they take St. John's Wort while on Tegretol or other anticonvulsants? I know there are dangers but I have a hard time telling people what the...

Created By: Marcia M | 2008-06-04 20:30 | 589 Views | 0 Comments

My son is 12 years old with partial complex nocturnal seizures. We have tried every drug out there, had an anatomical hemispherectomy and is still has nightly cluster seizures. Our neuro today...

Created By: Jamie-vette | 2008-05-16 15:04 | 1282 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone tried binaural beats as a way to help control seizure activity?

Created By: 2cor517 | 2008-05-13 09:33 | 1015 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all

I have just found this site about a month ago and enjoy reading everyones comments, especially on the Fish Oils and how they are helping.  My daughter is 14, has had E since 4 yrs...

Created By: bmtmcd | 2008-05-08 22:54 | 584 Views | 1 Comment

  My infant daughter has myoclonic epilepsy. We are looking for an epilepsy center on the east coast that offers the ketogenic diet. Especially in the Mid-Atlantic states. If anyone has had a...

Created By: kljagain | 2008-05-08 14:57 | 525 Views | 0 Comments

Haven't seen much posting on acupuncture or other forms of energy work, so I decided to post :-)

I've been taking either tegretol or carbatrol (800mg) since I was 16, and I'm 44 now. I'...

Created By: kathyms | 2008-04-29 00:32 | 1042 Views | 2 Comments

I've been hearing a lot about low glycemic index or low glycemic load diet, is there anyone with any experience with this diet treatment for seizures, esp. absence?

Created By: sarah21379 | 2008-04-21 13:07 | 683 Views | 1 Comment

I know that they are doing Stem Cell Therapy in mayn other countries has anyone recived that type of treatment? if so what were the results? and where did you go?

Created By: blessedbeyondmeasure | 2008-04-18 13:29 | 8155 Views | 15 Comments

I have had weird 'dreamlike' states for almost 30 years when I see flashing lights (strobe, etc.).  I have never blacked out, never lost any functioning, have never had any impairment at all.  I...

Created By: ckolonick | 2008-03-30 16:56 | 2514 Views | 10 Comments


 My 16 year old son has epilepsy due to a brain malformation.  He did not have seizures until he was 10 and he started having Complex Partial seizures.  In the last two years, he...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2008-02-02 19:00 | 2172 Views | 6 Comments

Does anyone have any information on Cognitive behavioural therapy? Has it worked for you? What does it involve ? Is there much chance of a person who has been depressed of falling back into...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2007-11-28 18:05 | 4119 Views | 5 Comments

Has anyone tried taking synthetic melatonin to deal with sleep problems? What have been the experiences with this synthetic hormone? Is it a help or a hindrance?

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-11-18 19:06 | 2024 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone know what the cost of neuofeedback sessions tend to be? I'm interested in trying it but I work an entry-level temp job, and I'm very concerened about cost.