Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: paulination5588@gmail.com | 2015-08-11 17:09 | 230 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone in Paul. I haven't gotten a seizure in a long time. Well No major ones. I take many forms of medications and was hoping if anyone had any info on how to stop the migraine's

Created By: kathyr52 | 2015-08-09 20:22 | 315 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first grand Mal seizure 02/12/2012. Since then I have had 39 in 40 months. I lost my great job 30 days after the first one. I have had MRI,  CT, Xrays,  EEGS, and any other test in...

Created By: HowToAccept | 2015-08-07 10:38 | 377 Views | 0 Comments

Hi. Not sure if this is the right place to ask for help. 
So my question is, and I know this sounds like "just get over it already" kind of answer, but please, I have read so many posts on...

Created By: smcdow6 | 2015-08-03 10:44 | 392 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! My 8 year old son has been having jerking movements in his face and neck for about 4 months. They started out only occuring a handful of times a day and didnt bother him. Nobody aside from me...

Created By: benderofwords@gmail.com | 2015-08-01 15:28 | 366 Views | 3 Comments

I'm a 33 year old woman, diagnosed a couple days ago with temporal lobe seizure disorder. Last Monday, I had what I thought was a fainting spell due to heat. A trip to the doctor prompted an CT,...

Created By: ElizabethCarr | 2015-07-28 11:36 | 306 Views | 2 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 | 289 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 357 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 | 302 Views | 1 Comment

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 | 319 Views | 3 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 | 432 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 | 524 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 | 546 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 | 307 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 | 812 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 | 579 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 | 314 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 | 412 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 | 366 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 | 382 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...

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