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Topic: My Epilepsy Diary

Created By: jpf566 | 2011-11-15 10:09 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

For the last 8 or 9 years I have been having an odd thing happen to me which I've learned to be a form of simple seizure. Many times when I stand up I will suddenly lose control of the entire...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-11-09 23:19 | 148 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone.

I saw a neurologist for the first time. He told me that one unit of alcohol per day (4 ounces of wine, one beer or 1.5 ounces of spirits) is fine while I am on medicine...

Created By: mariaj86 | 2011-11-02 04:53 | 168 Views | 3 Comments

I am 25 years old girl. I got my first attack when i was in 13 years old. The second attack when i was 18 years old. Since then I have being getting these attacks in around 2 - 5 months gap till...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-10-24 21:32 | 198 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone.

I had my first seizure was in Beijing where my wife is from January 2010. I did not recognize it as a seizure, and thought that it was an anomaly so I did not see a doctor...

Created By: kens mom | 2011-10-16 00:52 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

Hello..I am going to try and make this as breif and simple as possible, in July my son left for boot camp,a bout 4 weeks in he had a locker fall on the back of his head, within a week of that he...

Created By: butterfly17 | 2011-10-04 11:31 | 148 Views | 3 Comments

Hi  Guys

I fell alone anyone  there? I keep having AURA'S, due to my change of med and the heatwave....  Finaly the penny drops with my mum. She ALWAYS  goes into PANIC MODE  everytime I...

Created By: nsoeech | 2011-10-02 17:41 | 102 Views | 0 Comments

I suffered a closed head injury (concussion) about 2 months ago. I did not go to the hospital as I was in Europe. Two weeks later I arrived home and had an EEG which showed slowing in my left...

Created By: equatorlounge | 2011-09-30 16:42 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

Thanks for epilepsy.com for giving me this opportunity to start a discussion thread here... I'm fairly new to the fearful 'grand mal', occurring to me more or less twice a year minimum, ever...

Created By: Raffa22 | 2011-09-26 14:37 | 2344 Views | 9 Comments

Hi everyone, I am really intested in finding out what others feel like after having a major seizure (Grand mal).

For me, they ALWAYS happen in the morning. I wake up dazed and scared....

Created By: Andrew Baker | 2011-09-23 12:26 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

I have registered on this forum in hope that someone can help me. I am from the UK.

My Mum started having "blackouts" in March. Shortly after she started having what were called seizures...

Created By: butterfly17 | 2011-09-22 14:23 | 215 Views | 8 Comments

DEAR FRIENDS,

 I HAVE NOTICED THAT, I GET PITTY AND SORO WHEN EVER I TELL SOMEONE I HAVE EPILEPSY!! HOW WOULD YOU DEAL THIS? IAM FED UP OF THE SAME OLD FEELING..

 

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Created By: butterfly17 | 2011-09-22 14:23 | 97 Views | 0 Comments

DEAR FRIENDS,

 I HAVE NOTICED THAT, I GET PITTY AND SORO WHEN EVER I TELL SOMEONE I HAVE EPILEPSY!! HOW WOULD YOU DEAL THIS? IAM FED UP OF THE SAME OLD FEELING..

 

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Created By: butterfly17 | 2011-09-22 10:12 | 116 Views | 1 Comment

I am a mum of one and I was young when i had her... My pregnancy went well due to my condtion. My question is this: When ever I try to  have another child can it effect my epilepsy? And if so...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-09-18 21:50 | 199 Views | 5 Comments

In addition to below:  My other seizures last only a few minutes from beginning to being concious again.  I wonder why I did not wake up for about one hour?  Any suggestions? 

Also, once...

Created By: ronzo9230 | 2011-09-05 07:26 | 210 Views | 3 Comments

Alright so morning everyone :),so im probally gonna have seizure right now so lets start the show,guessing being up for 3 days won't help lol.I fuckin hate lamictal it's such an annoying drug oh...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-08-31 22:54 | 164 Views | 1 Comment

I have read that because of epilepsy-ralated deaths, individuals with epilepsy have a mortality rate substantially higher than the general popoluation.  This is due to  SUDEP (or sudden...

Created By: Logantr32 | 2011-08-31 22:08 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I live with a friend who has EP and we have recently come across a rather interesting situation. He works 8 hours a day with no issues and his seizures are under control (he's had...

Created By: Chamsya | 2011-08-31 04:00 | 141 Views | 2 Comments

I'm leaving for video epilepsy monitoring in about seven hours and I need to download and print my diary for the doctor. But my diary does not seem to show complete data. For example, for the...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-08-28 23:07 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

I did not know I should drink very little, if any alcohol until my recent trip to Beijing.  The websites that I visited said that a little is ok - up to two drinks daily. Three pharmacists I...

Created By: Gena22 | 2011-08-28 07:20 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Hi
i'm gena 20 years old ,,My daughter is 3 now and has been diagnosed with abscence epilepsy
when she was 2 and a bit. We are currently tryin her on the sodium
valporate...

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