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Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: BarbG | 2010-07-31 18:37 | 115 Views | 4 Comments

My chiropractor is a big fan of meditation (primordal sound meditation)  and suggested this may help me control and/or prevent my seizures. Has anyone tried this and had any success? I  haven't...

Created By: SeizeToExist | 2010-07-10 18:31 | 705 Views | 12 Comments

Have any adults with epilepsy tried the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy that John Hopkins Epilepsy Center is starting up?  They have had a program with the Ketogenic diet for years and years(for...

Created By: breezie68 | 2010-07-10 08:03 | 321 Views | 2 Comments

Ok, wondering if anyone out there can answer this one: looking for the correlation of epilepsy and dissociative identy disorder or mpd.  Not finding much out there on a professional or layman...

Created By: jreb892 | 2010-06-01 10:47 | 118 Views | 0 Comments

I will sound like a jerk for saying this but acupuncture IS NOT AN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT! It can have indirect effects that are helpfull, but NO REAL DIRECT EFFECTS. If you do something that lowers...

Created By: BH | 2010-05-26 22:16 | 135 Views | 0 Comments

I'm a 30 year old male, diagnosed with seizures over 23 years ago. When I was younger they would be absent spells while awake, and gradually moved to grand-mal during sleep. My mother mentioned...

Created By: thebettles | 2010-05-25 02:34 | 212 Views | 1 Comment

I just wanted to send my love out to all the wives and husbands out there who have stuck around!

I have been reading posts for a few days now and I am amazed at how many couples are...

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Created By: Rainbowbrite | 2010-05-23 15:54 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new to the site (have been reading quite a bit but this is my first post) and I was wondering if anyone knew if Vagus nerve stimulators could be used in people with bipolar disorder as...

Created By: Hewitts | 2010-05-11 06:58 | 196 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to this forum and I expect there are lots of references and posts from others interested in alternatives treatments.

 

I am the grandmother of a one year old...

Created By: katesisco | 2010-04-29 13:52 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

First ever seizure at 62 Thanksgiving day.  ER did EEG, MRI, thyroid untrasound. 

 

Neuro sent for 2nd EEG done 3.28.10   Two days now:  yesterday made financial mistake now...

Created By: Sunspyne | 2010-04-10 06:41 | 1868 Views | 2 Comments

I'm extremly curious because I've always been intersted in Binaural beats, mostly before I got diagnoised with epilepsy.

I figured if it can alter brain waves and such it may be useful,...

Created By: artbycynthia | 2010-04-08 13:48 | 698 Views | 2 Comments
I have had been diagnosed with seizures for 25 years.  I do not use marijuana in my own therapy...
Created By: em239 | 2010-04-04 15:13 | 1495 Views | 8 Comments

Our 4.5 y.o. son was just diagnosed with childhood absence epilepsy. We go back and forth every day about starting Depakote, which our ped neuro prefers over Ethosuximide and Lamictal. We're...

Created By: adamssa@uwec.edu | 2010-01-23 18:53 | 404 Views | 3 Comments

A link:

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/567073

 

Has anyone tried Vitamin D for their seizures, or anything...

Created By: lyzolari | 2010-01-16 15:13 | 273 Views | 0 Comments

Women Who Had Epilepsy While They Were Pregnant And Who Have Already Completed One Or More Pregnancies That Resulted In Giving Birth

The survey takes less than 10 minutes.

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Created By: JVerfenstein | 2009-12-27 08:16 | 206 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone have information that high doses of Depakote lead to Vitamin depletion? Can Vitamin B6, the B Complex vitamns and Vitamin E help?

Created By: hhagen | 2009-12-09 16:39 | 464 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

Does any body get muscle knots after a major seizure? I have found getting a sports massage concentrating on my neck & back helps. It hurts, but it's a good hurt. They develop...

Created By: Anji | 2009-12-06 14:12 | 313 Views | 5 Comments

Hello,

My dad has been practicing Ayurveda as a hobby for a long time. Recently we came across a teenager with epileptic seizures for the last 13 years which actually started when he was...

Created By: 3Hours2Live | 2009-10-10 05:55 | 284 Views | 1 Comment

Clean Epilepsy versus Dirty Epilepsy!!!

Trying to take the slogans out of the ACT protocol is difficult.  If the slogans are removed, or can't be translated into valid scientific...

Created By: mickey23 | 2009-09-07 17:06 | 517 Views | 3 Comments

Hello everyone,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 16, I am now 30 yrs old.  For the most part my seizures are under control.  I take tegretol to control them.  It has been the...

Created By: adamssa@uwec.edu | 2009-08-01 14:48 | 7658 Views | 10 Comments

Has anyone tried this? How did it go. I've heard that having adjustments has helped some people dramatically.  I even read this in an epilepsy textbook online. On another website there was a...

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