Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: Pignulotta | 2016-01-24 19:44 | 125 Views | 1 Comment

Growing and Living with Epilepsy is the name of my new blog.  It's all about my journey from when I had my first seizure at the age of 9 to present day (I'm now 45)  I hope to help others with...

Created By: augmoon | 2016-01-23 22:45 | 106 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I'm 14 years old and i have a really close friend that is also 14 who is autistic and gets alot of seizures. Before i met them, they didnt take any medications because they're church pastor...

Created By: augmoon | 2016-01-23 22:35 | 94 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: jessejr227 | 2016-01-22 21:19 | 166 Views | 2 Comments

New to epilepsy. I recently had my fifth seizure and said I need to go to the hospital because my first four seizures went unchecked because I hate hospitals. So my fifth seizure I said I have got...

Created By: DerrickLyons1983 | 2016-01-21 21:24 | 161 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I had the first seizure ever last week on Tuesday.  I went out for a good amount of time and my co workers called an ambulance right away.  I was foaming from the mouth and staring off...

Created By: Geneva_747 | 2016-01-19 22:11 | 145 Views | 1 Comment

My niece is 25 years old and was first diagnosed at 14.  They had told us she would most likely grow out of the seizures but she has not.  She currently takes Zarontin.  I am curious to know if...

Created By: ArunaS | 2016-01-18 18:11 | 227 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, 

I have had seizures from my teens. All my seizures are in my sleep, within the first 30 minutes. Is there any foods that can increase or reduce the chance of seizure?

 

Created By: mmpennies | 2016-01-18 15:10 | 232 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone.  Last summer I came to the realization that I might be having simple partial seizures.  I have these episodes of extremely strong deja vu and nausea, and in fact have been having them...

Created By: nana of 3 | 2016-01-17 22:30 | 165 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I was recently diagnosed with having what the neurologist called "a penny's worth of epilepsy" He has ordered an EEG and MRI and has prescribed me Topamax 50 mg to once a day for a week to...

Created By: Heda5557 | 2016-01-15 23:22 | 273 Views | 1 Comment

Hey all, found this while researching online. Typing on my phone so sorry for grammar. I'm trying to decide if I should see a neuro, and this isn't something I discuss with family or friends....

Created By: Noreen22 | 2016-01-15 18:13 | 126 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone. I am the mom to a 16 year old girl that I adopted at age 1. There is no known family history for my daughter. She has cerebral palsy. At age 5, after taking an antihistamine she had...

Created By: Krystal9409 | 2016-01-14 08:00 | 175 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

 

I was diagnosed back in October of last year due to the fact that I kept smelling smoke.  The smell would come and go sometimes every day.  My doctor ordered an EEG...

Created By: Stevenkca | 2016-01-13 17:49 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

Ok so to start I am a 16 year old boy around 5 7" and 150 pounds.

In the locker room today, I overheard my teammates talking about choke holds. I did MMA for 2-3 years so I was feeling...

Created By: csimmons3695 | 2016-01-13 11:35 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

hi everyone, I'm 20 years old and about 4 weeks ago, I had a grand mal seizure. I woke up at 2am to get on a flight to Florida with my mom and sister. About 15 minutes after waking up, I collapsed...

Created By: knelsen | 2016-01-11 14:32 | 157 Views | 1 Comment

My son, just had a second episode of tonic clonic seizures following recovery of a stomach virus. The first time this happened was June of 2015. My son got a stomach bug, no fever, little to no...

Created By: gemma715 | 2016-01-11 09:28 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

A few days ago, my husband “fainted” at the movie theater. It was a particularly violent and realistic scene but this has never happened before and we watched many movies like this before. He has...

Created By: sk112 | 2016-01-07 10:12 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

I'm confident I'm getting seizures although it's undiagnosed.  Partial and absent seizures mostly.  Sometimes I'll get multiple absent seizures a day.  It's starting to really scare me now that I'...

Created By: Krissi | 2016-01-07 04:58 | 145 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I was diagnosed as a tonic clonic epileptic 5 months ago. I'm 34 .My first seizure was at work and I woke up in the ambulance with no memory of what happened. My EEGs have both been...

Created By: ksantangelo | 2015-12-31 12:01 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 45 yr old female who has had petit-mal seizures since I was 13. For the first 20 years I had them any time of the day, but had auras about 2 mins before, so I had some time to prepare for...

Created By: Secgmc | 2015-12-28 00:37 | 146 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, my daughter is 6 has ASD SPd and is nonverbal. January 12 she has a neurology/EEG Appointment for suspected seizures. My worry is that I am pretty sure she is having seizures and she will...

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