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Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: leah09 | 2017-05-16 09:30 | 1 Comment

Hello I am a newbie here. I started having seizures about 4 years ago and started taking k to max of 1500 a day. I decided to get a second opinion and my new neurologist diagnosed from my...

Created By: Leaningin | 2017-05-15 21:39 | 0 Comments

My 12 year old son was just diagnosed with JME and put in depakote. When he took it this evening he became a bit more restless and is having trouble getting to sleep. Does anyone take melatonin...

Created By: Dmine3@yahoo.com | 2017-05-14 12:53 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. I'm newly diagnosed with general epilepsy. I have absence seizures during the day, but not sure if I'm having different ones during sleep. Two nights ago I had fitful sleep...

Created By: Lambek54 | 2017-05-11 17:22 | 0 Comments

It was early in the morning and I'd been severely restricting my food(At this point I'd had an eating disorder for 2.5 years from which I am recovering). I was watching this PSA on...

Created By: Amklein75 | 2017-05-11 09:19 | 12 Comments

Hi everyone. My husband recently had a tonic colonic seizure which landed him in the hospital. 34 year old male--no history of seizures at all. The eeg in the hospital showed abnormal activity in...

Created By: jadziaa | 2017-05-10 20:41 | 1 Comment

I had my first seizure (tonic clonic) about a week ago and since then have seen a neurologist. Last night I started to feel strange and anxious and my breathing was irregular, I got scared and...

Created By: Helenlouide83 | 2017-05-09 10:31 | 2 Comments

Hello I am new to this forum so apologies if someone as started this topic. I am 34 mum to one & I have been having what I think are absence seizures for a few years now but recently they...

Created By: Rbon | 2017-05-08 04:18 | 1 Comment

I haven't been diagnosed with epilepsy or a seizure disorder but I have had some form episode every once in a while, for several years now. I'm not asking for a diagnosis obviously, just...

Created By: Elljen | 2017-05-03 11:23 | 5 Comments

So my son has told me that during his "zoning out spells," he isn't really unconscious. He says he can kind of hear people talking to him, but he's sort of seeing off in the...

Created By: sh1349 | 2017-04-28 01:07 | 17 Comments

I have bipolar 2 disorder and have been experiencing a nonstop tingling sensation over my entire body since November. I thought it was due to my medications, but stopping the meds didn't make...

Created By: Elljen | 2017-04-27 11:25 | 22 Comments

I'd posted my worries about it in another section here. But I just received the official diagnosis from the doctor. He does have absence seizures. So here I am, I guess for good.

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Created By: patti35633@gmail.com | 2017-04-26 10:29 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. I'm new here and not sure which category to post my issue within. My 32 year old son was diagnosed in oct. 2016 with a brain tumor in the right temporal lobe and then later...

Created By: Claresouthall | 2017-04-26 06:14 | 2 Comments

Hello, I've recently been diagnosed after having 2 seizures. The first was during my sleep and the second, which was 2 weeks ago was whilst I was awake, I had a strange feeling and horrid...

Created By: JayJ Bon | 2017-04-24 21:17 | 10 Comments

Hi everyone
I am new to the site. I really need help and advice.
I had,my first and only seizure Jan 25 2017. I had one was unconcoious, can to. About 30 minutes later had another bad...

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Created By: Jamesdean1783 | 2017-04-24 15:31 | 3 Comments

Hello, I have epilepsy and have never been on this site before. I have a few different types of seizures/aruras. I was wondering if anyone knew of any groups or places to talk with others who also...

Created By: kado1430 | 2017-04-22 13:13 | 2 Comments

Hello all,
I am new here. I have read a few things on here that lead me to suspect that I may have a seizure disorder, but I am not sure. On January 4, 2017, I was out to eat dinner with...

Created By: dogwatcher | 2017-04-20 17:48 | 6 Comments

hi,
i'm not diagnosed with epilepsy. i have psyche issue: PTSD, severe anxiety and DID. i have been having auditory and olfactory hallucinations. the auditory are mostly gone with an...

Created By: Richvillpad | 2017-04-19 15:59 | 18 Comments

My son is now 7 yr old. I remember clearly january of this yr, 2ndweek, he went home one afternoon saying his head is aching. He has a habit of jerking his head to know if his head is hurting. If...

Created By: JessMorlet | 2017-04-18 20:36 | 4 Comments

Hi all! I am new here. I'm hoping to get some insight into what's been happening to me while I wait for my neurologist referral. 2 years ago, I was 7 months pregnant and had a seizure...

Created By: Ashey | 2017-04-17 19:08 | 3 Comments

Hey, I'm Ashley. Found this forum in researching temporal lobe epilepsy. I strongly suspect that I have it, but I haven't gone to a neurologist yet and it may take some time before I can...

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