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Topic: New to Epilepsy.com

Created By: fumbler1983 | 2014-06-24 12:23 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

I am a 30 year old female and 8 days ago I had my first tonic clonic(?) seizure. I will start with the characteristics of my seizure and then give some possible background. On a typical Sunday...

Created By: mbrogers99 | 2014-06-23 10:54 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all this is my first post on this site. Apologies in advance, I may use 'aura' and 'partial' seizure interchangeably. As a bit of preface to this question, I had my second, and last tonic...

Created By: garyscott43@googlemail.com | 2014-06-21 03:42 | 110 Views | 3 Comments

I have lived in denial for the best part of 30 years regard my epilepsy. I called my seizures blackouts  unable to explain to friends and family just exactly I was experiencing - it was such a...

Created By: jfw91 | 2014-06-19 20:14 | 133 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all, 

I am a 22 year old male, two nights ago as i was getting ready for bed when i felt a sense of anxiety come over me, while it was happening I thought it might be a panic attack,...

Created By: 662014computableuniverse | 2014-06-18 19:24 | 110 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. I am new and this is my first post. I've been disabled for almost 3 years. I've been hospitalized 4 times and been in outpatient 5 times. I've also seen doctors outside the hospital setting...

Created By: mrsgrumpykore | 2014-06-18 12:43 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

My son has had monthly migraine headaches since he was about 6. Migraines run in the family and both his pediatrician and a Neurologist were adamant that this is what they were. He would wake up...

Created By: luchrt@live.com | 2014-06-16 22:03 | 150 Views | 2 Comments

Hello, I was wondering if I could have some advice. I have severe "pain attacks" often on the right side of my face. Yesterday the severe pain lasted all day. The doctor gave me basically...

Created By: Dogface | 2014-06-14 12:54 | 114 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all.  I'm a 70 year old man and Vietnam veteran.  I began having what I thought was a recurrance of my panic attacks that I had for several years after returning from Vietnam.  Eventually those...

Created By: crweber7 | 2014-06-13 17:17 | 131 Views | 2 Comments

I am 28 years old and I've had epilepsy for 14 years now! I am trying to figure out if there are other options besides medication to help with my seizures.

I have partial complex seizures....

Created By: Ilene | 2014-06-12 22:04 | 106 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, sorry about the other start, I couldn't figure how to edit, so jstarted over... 

I'm 59 years old, have had my share of medical problems most  started with a car accident in 2001, had 2...

Created By: Ilene | 2014-06-12 21:18 | 100 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Cappuccino4me | 2014-06-08 22:22 | 125 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all! I had my second EEG in 7 years a couple days ago. During my EEG I had uncontrollable eye fluttering and twitching after the hyperventilation and strobe tests. It took me off guard since I...

Created By: Pionuschick | 2014-06-08 11:26 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

Hey everyone, 

I was eating lunch with friends yesterday and my vision started going black (kind of looked like those composition notebooks)--my hearing went too, and I almost lost...

Created By: dganz88@gmail.com | 2014-06-02 21:14 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

So last July I was working night shift, so I slept during the day.  I had a grand mal seizure around 8am.  I was asleep and my wife woke up and immediately called 911.  I don't remember anything...

Created By: Holly W | 2014-05-31 16:58 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

Hello! I know that this is not a place for medical advice, but my hypochondriac tendencies have been getting the worse of me lately, and I wonder if I might have epilepsy. Does this fit the...

Created By: spc4unc | 2014-05-31 10:37 | 157 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone! My 18 year old son experienced his first seizure 8 weeks ago. Saw a neurologist and had an MRI and EEG. One week ago he experienced another seizure right before his appointment to see...

Created By: Healthsohard | 2014-05-30 16:14 | 199 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! 

I'm very new to this forum and am seeking advice. I've already had one appointment with my neurologist, EEG, cat scan,  blood work, MRI, echo and a holter monitor. All results...

Created By: dtdintern | 2014-05-28 12:13 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: birdcrow | 2014-05-27 19:05 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

im 24 yrs old,work lots, dont drink ever. or have a history of seizures. anyways, i woke up a week ago with paramedics in my bedroom telling me i was having a seizure. they took me to the hospital...

Created By: birdcrow | 2014-05-27 19:05 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

im 24 yrs old,work lots, dont drink ever. or have a history of seizures. anyways, i woke up a week ago with paramedics in my bedroom telling me i was having a seizure. they took me to the hospital...

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