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Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: ElizabethCarr | 2015-07-28 11:36 | 33 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there! For as long as I can remeber I have always been telling my mom I was "feeling like I was in a dream" and not knowing where I was at for a few brief seconds. As time went on they seemed...

Created By: herefordad | 2015-07-28 10:26 | 27 Views | 0 Comments

Good morning!  It has been a rough year for my dad.  He started having what he thought were "dizzy spells" or a reaction to a new blood pressure medication earlier this year.  As the frequency of...

Created By: sarah.riedel@gmail.com | 2015-07-26 12:42 | 69 Views | 4 Comments

I am new to seizures and epilepsy in general - I really have no idea what triggered my symptoms but I have had four tonic-clonic seizures since April. No one recognized them for what they were...

Created By: stardustdragon | 2015-07-25 17:26 | 51 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

For the past few years I've noticed I have these occasional...things that happen when I'm exposed to rapidly flashing lights. It doesn't always affect me when I'm on the internet...

Created By: goodmorningyarns@yahoo.com | 2015-07-24 14:08 | 65 Views | 0 Comments

Could someone explain what localization related (partial) (focal) Epiepsy and Epileptic Syndrome with complex seizures means? I had my first appt with the neurologist yesterday and he didn't...

Created By: lorimurray7 | 2015-07-21 21:29 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

My 17 year old daughter had a seizure event on April 1. We witnessed the first tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure at home and then she had a second one in the ER about an hour later. We, along with...

Created By: leighsearchfield@gmail.com | 2015-07-21 04:26 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all.
New here and just reaching out to see if anyone is in a similar situation. I am 34 and previously fit and healthy, despite migraines here and there since puberty. I have recently...

Created By: rebecca11 | 2015-07-15 20:14 | 91 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there, I'm wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences?

A little background:

I was finally diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis about a year ago (08/2014) after about 3...

Created By: Jay_45 | 2015-07-15 19:43 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone heard of contracting epilepsy after have  Electro Convulsive Shock Therapy (ECT) perfromed.  Have in ECT done they are giving you seizures. 

I have frontal lobe and temple...

Created By: lindsay.n.waller@gmail.com | 2015-07-09 17:30 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all. the other day I passed out on my friends couch. I was just sitting there. I have a history of fainting ever since I was maybe 6 years, I do it a few times a year. Anyways, my friend...

Created By: beraiye@gmail.com | 2015-07-09 17:25 | 249 Views | 3 Comments

So, some light backstory:

 

I am a 35 year old male with no diagnosed history of siezures.  Until recently I had lived alone for about a decade. For about the last 5 years I have had...

Created By: Amozz | 2015-07-08 16:38 | 89 Views | 0 Comments

Epilepsy runs in my family, luckily I only had them at night while I was sleeping. Though I outgrew them right before I started puberty...I'm 22 and I can't help but to feel like somethings aren't...

Created By: brittneyashworth95@gmail.com | 2015-07-06 06:16 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hello, I am new to this site but I want to know what you guys think this is. I am 20 years old now and my first "episode" happened a month before I turned 20. To start off with, I was in...

Created By: Christinemg0813 | 2015-07-03 10:56 | 116 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all!

I'm very new to all this, so please forgive me if I seem all over the place. I will share some information that has gotten me to where I am today.

I found out at the very...

Created By: meg.m.slattery@gmail.com | 2015-06-29 22:30 | 107 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

 

Hello,

Our three year old son has had three episodes in which he goes very limp (no tonic clonic activity, in fact the opposite), his eyes roll straight back to...

Created By: bernadette.96 | 2015-06-29 08:49 | 121 Views | 2 Comments

Hey guys!

I am new here, and I joined to see what you guys think before seeing my doctor next week. I am a nighteen year old female, in healthy condition, apart from exercise-induced asthma...

Created By: jennysnook@eircom.net | 2015-06-28 13:42 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

<p>Hi. My names Jenny and I've just joined the site. I've had epilepsy since I was 14 but it's only over the last 2 years that they all seem to be&nbsp;nocturnal. I'm...

Created By: lovelylightning | 2015-06-26 03:25 | 135 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, this is my first time on this site, but I'm concerned about what I just experienced. 

I have an undiagnosed condition which causes me to "black out" when I stand sometimes. Essentially...

Created By: Maggie55 | 2015-06-25 22:35 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all,

I'm still in the process of being diagnosed. Several of my tests have come back normal, but my symptoms have gotten worse. I have the lingering effects after I have the numbing/...

Created By: tom21 | 2015-06-25 21:20 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

So as the title indicates, I'm wondering about how important it is that you be sleep-deprived during an EEG test. I just had one this last Friday on the 19th and I got the results yesterday which...

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