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Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: daisy_23 | 2014-09-29 00:34 | 13 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all. I have read through all the comments below. My doctor just informed me last week that she thinks I am having minor seizures and so I will be going in for an EEG soon. I have a history of...

Created By: shalane742@gmail.com | 2014-09-26 23:33 | 32 Views | 0 Comments

Over the past year I have had episodes where my legs feel as if they will not hold me up and I have fallen a few times. Also during these episodes I have trouble hearing, blurry vision, severe...

Created By: klk2005@comcast.net | 2014-09-22 12:48 | 38 Views | 0 Comments

I need some help my some just got dx with epilepsy 3 weeks ago.  I dont know how to tell him or to explain this to him he is 6. I dont know alot about this. please help

Created By: Enamiss | 2014-09-21 06:19 | 31 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I am 21, and I've been having epilepsy since I was 10. I tried so many drugs since I was a kid I even had a brain surgery when I was 13. I've been on Oxcarbazepine, ...

Created By: soldier mike | 2014-09-18 05:20 | 39 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. My name is mike and 24. I was diagnosed in the ER yesterday as having focal seizures. I have had headaches for a few years. They usually hit as a sharp pain to one side of the head and last...

Created By: Hardworker | 2014-09-17 05:24 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

I recently (May) had a seizure that caused me to fall out of a lift while at work, from a height of about 14 ft. I haven't approached the company about medical compensation yet, They have let me...

Created By: acentilli | 2014-09-15 16:33 | 68 Views | 2 Comments

My son is in the US Marines Corp.  He sustained Traumatic Brain Injury when he was hit by several IEDs in Afghanistan.  He came home to Camp Lejeune and after a year and a half of testing they...

Created By: hthannahface@googlemail.com | 2014-09-14 21:46 | 64 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm hoping maybe I can get some advice about seizures as I haven't actually been diagnosed with epilepsy or anything to do with seizures, I just feel like I'm having them in my sleep.

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Created By: Kiley | 2014-09-12 21:21 | 44 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there

I have had absence seizures since I was a child and have always controlled the triggers so have not been on medication. I had my first grand mal 7yrs ago after a miscarriage.

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Created By: WendyCS | 2014-09-12 06:03 | 72 Views | 2 Comments

My 11 year old son had a convulsive seizure 3 weeks ago. We had a sleep deprived eeg which was abnormal and showed signs of seizure activity. He did not have a convulsive seizure during and was...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-09-11 17:18 | 25 Views | 0 Comments

I got off the medication nearly 3 weeks ago and still having seizure clusters :( I had gone 5 days without them on the medication but they came back the medication made them gradually worse. Still...

Created By: Mommyof1 | 2014-09-06 23:55 | 71 Views | 2 Comments

My son had a febrile seizure at 20 months. He had an abnormal EEG with centrotemporal spikes on left side. He has. Normal MRI. When he was about 22 months I noticed his right hand moving...

Created By: orphangirl | 2014-09-06 10:02 | 55 Views | 1 Comment

i recently has a wreck on my motor bike and was diagnosed with epilepsy as the cause as my prolactin levels were triple normal. an eeg also showed seizure activity in my left parietal lobe and...

Created By: tom21 | 2014-09-04 01:46 | 78 Views | 3 Comments

hi, im new to the site and i dont know much about epilepsy in general other than some things ive read online. anyways, i have a question about temporal lobe epilepsy that i hope you guys can...

Created By: borderline | 2014-09-03 21:45 | 63 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, 

I’m new here and I had a question.

I got my first seizure in November of last year.  At the time, I didn't know what it was, and since it happened only once I pretty much forgot...

Created By: Alg79 | 2014-09-03 19:08 | 72 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there.  Just got back from a visit with my primary care physician and he referred me to neuro and for an MRI.  After several episodes of being overcome by a weird feeling then being unable to...

Created By: xemrys | 2014-08-31 15:31 | 81 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

My sister is 13 and every now and again she complains about having "De Ja Vu" feelings. Personally, I always thought she was just being weird; after reading an article about Temporal...

Created By: JNH7963 | 2014-08-30 01:19 | 103 Views | 6 Comments

Hi there.

So I have not actually been diagnosed with epilepsy. I don't have insurance and therefore cant afford to even see a doctor about the issues I'm having. I do not have a very good...

Created By: meg_mccord980 | 2014-08-25 18:30 | 53 Views | 1 Comment

So I'm 16 years old (female), I've had epilepsy since I was 6. I have grand mal seizures and seizures w/my eyes (eyelid myokomia). I know most people who have eyelid myokomia don't have seizures...

Created By: lukesmieja@yahoo.com | 2014-08-24 22:04 | 97 Views | 2 Comments

I am a 38 year old man with a traumatic brain injury in 2001. Somehow 12 years passed before I was diagnosed with an eplileptic focus in my frontal lobe. I went to the Doctor because I was feeling...

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