Topic: Surgery and Devices

Created By: sfc10orio@gmail.com | 2014-12-03 08:03 | 626 Views | 3 Comments

Hello,

My daughter has had surgery on her Left Temporal Lobe that controls her right arm on 19 Nov 14. The surgery was successful but she lost control of her entire right arm which requires...

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Created By: Jademunoz | 2014-11-20 15:23 | 577 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, this is my first post so I'm new to this. I'm a 28 yr old female with partial seizures who just got the vns surgery on the 14th. Of this month. Know I can barely talk and sometimes when I take...

Created By: maxi4rudy | 2014-11-14 01:18 | 587 Views | 1 Comment

I'm scheduled to have VNS surgery and I'm just curious about others experiences who have had the surgery. Did it has help in reducing generalized seizures? Also recovery time from the surgery and...

Created By: telisha.necole@gmail.com | 2014-11-10 09:56 | 580 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new to using this site so I hope I'm doing it correctly. I had my vns implanted at the age of 14 in 2003. On Thursday Nov 6th 2014 I got a battery replacement. About 3 years ago I started...

Created By: photoguy | 2014-11-03 07:57 | 655 Views | 0 Comments

I just completed my path to surgery. Thought I would start a "blog" to help put some information out there for others that have questions (tests, timing, what to expect, etc...)

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Created By: Dpayne | 2014-11-02 14:49 | 927 Views | 3 Comments

I am a 44 year old male who has had seizures for about 25 years.  Up until a year ago my seizures were nothing more than simple partial seizures that occurred about every 30 days, upon which I...

Created By: vampireinitiation@gmail.com | 2014-11-02 01:18 | 608 Views | 0 Comments

I am from Canada, I was diagnosed of Epilepsy in 2004 then i was just 17years, the disease is so disgracing and embarassing because atimes i get seizure in public and fall to the ground, I have...

Created By: Hope331 | 2014-10-31 09:24 | 525 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone has gone through the video monitoring EEG to determine which part of your brain your seizures are coming from....I am scheduled to have this test done...

Created By: Lana112 | 2014-10-30 16:10 | 486 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

For the men in here, sorry!!!!! I tried posting this in the Womens' forum, but I got no response, so I'm trying this too.

For those of us women on birth control, I was wondering...

Created By: danibm88@gmail.com | 2014-10-18 17:06 | 741 Views | 3 Comments

I know this is a long post, but I have a lot in my mind and need some help. 

I'm 26 and have had epilepsy my whole life. I have gone through periods in which I do great and don't have auras...

Created By: Rosemarie Randolph | 2014-10-13 09:27 | 452 Views | 0 Comments

How do you view responses to these useful comments? 

Created By: bradi | 2014-10-11 19:09 | 575 Views | 1 Comment

I begin preoperative testing at the beginning of next month for right temporal lobe laser brain surgery. From what i have read it is mildly invasive,but potentially more risk since i am...

Created By: Hampersusa987 | 2014-09-29 02:47 | 482 Views | 0 Comments

It is manifestly right that gift occupies an important place in our social life. It builds our relations with other people very close. We generally exchange and give gift on the some occasions and...

Created By: rollercoasterfan123@yahoo.com | 2014-09-08 00:49 | 861 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,

I had some seizures for some years and was not diagnosed with Epilepsy until about 2 years ago. My left temporal lobe ended up being the problem. I tried out many meds and they...

Created By: rollercoasterfan123@yahoo.com | 2014-09-08 00:13 | 560 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Susan Fricke | 2014-08-10 08:09 | 686 Views | 4 Comments

I am wondering if this device, and the feeling of it (going off and on) is annoying so much that it affects your sleep and relaxation?  I understand the voice problem, and that sounds annoying,...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-08-03 22:25 | 601 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

I had left temporal lobectomy three years ago.  Since then, I have been using pain relievers nonstop, prescription for one month and over-the-counter to date 24/7 between 7 and...

Created By: calcinco@outlook.com | 2014-07-26 23:58 | 780 Views | 5 Comments

I have been cleared for a right temporal lobe surgery.  I have had complex partial seizures for 46 years since I was 3 and have had to leave work because of them. (People have called me a...

Created By: eguyare | 2014-07-23 06:31 | 768 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there!
I have seizures since 2002 and tried all the medicines in my motherland,Turkey. Doctors say that there are no more effective medication in Turkey but my problem is in my temporal...

Created By: LCatrambone | 2014-07-19 15:40 | 684 Views | 1 Comment

We just learned that my 9 year old is a candidate for surgery - right temporal lobectomy. They believe he has cortical dysplasia. Can anyone share their experiences with the surgery in children?...

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