Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: kljagain | 2008-05-08 14:57 | 161 Views | 0 Comments

Haven't seen much posting on acupuncture or other forms of energy work, so I decided to post :-)

I've been taking either tegretol or carbatrol (800mg) since I was 16, and I'm 44 now. I'...

Created By: kathyms | 2008-04-29 00:32 | 400 Views | 2 Comments

I've been hearing a lot about low glycemic index or low glycemic load diet, is there anyone with any experience with this diet treatment for seizures, esp. absence?

Created By: sarah21379 | 2008-04-21 13:07 | 241 Views | 1 Comment

I know that they are doing Stem Cell Therapy in mayn other countries has anyone recived that type of treatment? if so what were the results? and where did you go?

Created By: blessedbeyondmeasure | 2008-04-18 13:29 | 3748 Views | 15 Comments

I have had weird 'dreamlike' states for almost 30 years when I see flashing lights (strobe, etc.).  I have never blacked out, never lost any functioning, have never had any impairment at all.  I...

Created By: ckolonick | 2008-03-30 16:56 | 1185 Views | 10 Comments


 My 16 year old son has epilepsy due to a brain malformation.  He did not have seizures until he was 10 and he started having Complex Partial seizures.  In the last two years, he...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2008-02-02 19:00 | 851 Views | 6 Comments

Does anyone have any information on Cognitive behavioural therapy? Has it worked for you? What does it involve ? Is there much chance of a person who has been depressed of falling back into...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2007-11-28 18:05 | 1643 Views | 5 Comments

Has anyone tried taking synthetic melatonin to deal with sleep problems? What have been the experiences with this synthetic hormone? Is it a help or a hindrance?

Created By: SunflowerPower | 2007-11-18 19:06 | 850 Views | 4 Comments

Does anyone know what the cost of neuofeedback sessions tend to be? I'm interested in trying it but I work an entry-level temp job, and I'm very concerened about cost.

Created By: bleedingheart | 2007-11-12 18:27 | 446 Views | 4 Comments


    Has anyone tried using biofeedback to manage the stress that triggers seizures? Or even the seizures themselves? There is this computer program and hardware called Journey to Wild...

Created By: jj84gal | 2007-11-06 16:24 | 357 Views | 4 Comments

I feel like I've been on every anti-convulsite in the world. I have been on literally seven drugs, and I'm sick of it. I'm still having seizurs, headaches, and dizzyspells. My doctor will not...

Created By: quintessence | 2007-11-04 22:56 | 2974 Views | 10 Comments

Has anyone had any experience with or know of people who have been cured of epilepsy by faith healing? Or have you or someone else prayed and not been healed? What was your experience like?

Created By: Andrew314 | 2007-11-01 08:44 | 2156 Views | 8 Comments

My name is Andrew and I am 37yrs old. I have a very rare type of epilepsy known as Pyridoxine Dependent Epilepsy. I had my first seizure at two weeks old. I was in mum’s arms at home and the...

Created By: thecoach | 2007-10-27 11:22 | 246 Views | 1 Comment

I first started having seizures after a car accident in 1997. Initially, it was diagnosed as epilepsy. After 7 neurologists, the diagnosis changed to psychogenic seizures. Conventional...

Created By: Eternal howl | 2007-10-13 19:35 | 440 Views | 0 Comments

Okay, this stuff I was taking until Wednesday was NASTY.

If you're looking at taking Skullcap or 5-HTP to help with your E, monitor your experience with it. I went into clinical depression...

Created By: xgi | 2007-10-07 15:20 | 491 Views | 6 Comments

I'm going to see my doctor tuesday. I plan to tell him I use weed to control my sez. Does anyone else ever talk to your doctor about this?? I wish to have a good patient/doc relationship but I...

Created By: Eternal howl | 2007-10-05 03:36 | 398 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone tried this stuff?
GABA - gamma amino butyric acid.

I've been reading up about it lately as I look towards less traditional (you know, AEDS) treatments and I wonder, has...

Created By: kaladani | 2007-10-03 08:40 | 410 Views | 5 Comments

My Daughter dani was diagnosed with having Tuberous sclerosis which is a condition which she has tumours in the brain causing her to have seziures which are still uncontrolled, the doctors have...

Created By: bernardcwe | 2007-10-02 08:56 | 1831 Views | 9 Comments

I am interested in hearing from anyone who has tried neurofeedback (either EEG or LENS types) and what your experience was like.

My wife had a lot of success with ...

Created By: michelle88 | 2007-10-01 12:59 | 4398 Views | 17 Comments

Has anybody experienced a decline in seizures due to yoga?

I am seriously thinking about starting classes twice a week but wanted to know other people's experiences.

Also, what...

Created By: Rohan | 2007-09-23 19:14 | 259 Views | 2 Comments

I've started using omega-3,B complex,calcium, magnesium and tunas, sardines as well. How long is it before any possible improvements may be realised. I'm having over 12 Complex partial seizures...