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Topic: My Epilepsy Diary

Created By: decimalspace | 2011-11-20 23:31 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

I had a tonic-clonic seizure the other morning, during which I was conscious. I was coming out of a dream like state, in which I'd noticed my inability to speak, and by the feeling of the...

Created By: alyssa18 | 2011-11-18 08:57 | 188 Views | 1 Comment

  This Is for my daughter Alyssa,  that since she was 18 months old started with frebrial seizures.  due to her DPT Shot when she was 18 months old and today is has grandmal seizures,  with...

Created By: Psyche | 2011-11-17 01:43 | 371 Views | 1 Comment

when you have days/hours of feeling weird/ close to seizures/ off/ anxious/ something you now associate with epilepsy but do not define as a definite seizure how would you mark this in the diary...

Created By: Ma Wen Long | 2011-11-15 22:49 | 272 Views | 0 Comments

Hello

For reasons unknown to the pharmacists I have spoken to, twice valproic acid did not show up in my blood, and a few times it well below therapeutic range. My neuro did not seem to...

Created By: jpf566 | 2011-11-15 10:09 | 157 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 | 221 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 | 262 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 | 302 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 | 293 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 | 217 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 | 143 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 | 200 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 | 3545 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 | 186 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 | 335 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 | 130 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 | 167 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 | 294 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 | 293 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 | 237 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...

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