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Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: xgi | 10/2008 | 0 Comments
Proposal one will be voted on Nov 4 here in Michigan. This is to have medical marijuana use legal in the state. Please give your support.  Thank you.......x
Created By: annam | 10/2008 | 2 Comments

Hello, I am new to this site today. I once again went on the internet searching for updated/ helpful information on epilepsy and was excited to find this web site. We have had success for my son...

Created By: sprtgrl86 | 09/2008 | 10 Comments

Does anybody have an idea about using magnesium to control complex partials?  I read the other discussion about using magnesium but I did not see anyone with complex partials.

I am...

Created By: copelandc | 08/2008 | 2 Comments

I have Complex Partial Seizures in the Left Temporal lobe and have  yet to respond to any of the medications prescribed (lamictal, keppra, trileptal, carbatrol). I am currently taking tegretol...

Created By: optiblah | 07/2008 | 0 Comments

Google for it, try it. I know it sounds too simple but it works.

Look for epilepsy and rawfood on Youtube. 

Be well! 

Created By: WVMom | 07/2008 | 1 Comment

I am very interested in trying the Low Glycemic Index Treatment to control my daughter's absence seizures.  Unfortunately, her neurologist seems resistant to anything "new" and options are...

Created By: StaceyM | 07/2008 | 1 Comment
Hi, everybody. I am drug-resistant after trying tegretol, lamictal/ zonegram and was told to try the "modfied Atkins" diet by my neurologist ( Atkins, but with 10-15 grams of carbs per day). I have...
Created By: longnights | 07/2008 | 14 Comments

Just wondering if any of you have had success in the longer term with fish oil and reduction or cessation of seizures, and what type of seizure you were treating? Anyone had success with fish oil...

Created By: annas mom | 06/2008 | 0 Comments

We have tried craniosacral therapy a couple of times now for my daughter, who has Dravet's syndrome. She was diagnosed with the syndrome just a few weeks ago but has had seizures since she was 11...

Created By: annas mom | 06/2008 | 1 Comment

We have tried craniosacral therapy a couple of times now for my daughter, who has Dravet's syndrome. She was diagnosed with the syndrome just a few weeks ago but has had seizures since she was 11...

Created By: bleedingheart | 06/2008 | 0 Comments
Does anyone know what happens to a person when they take St. John's Wort while on Tegretol or other anticonvulsants? I know there are dangers but I have a hard time telling people what the...
Created By: Marcia M | 06/2008 | 0 Comments

My son is 12 years old with partial complex nocturnal seizures. We have tried every drug out there, had an anatomical hemispherectomy and is still has nightly cluster seizures. Our neuro today...

Created By: Jamie-vette | 05/2008 | 0 Comments
Has anyone tried binaural beats as a way to help control seizure activity?
Created By: 2cor517 | 05/2008 | 0 Comments

Hi all

I have just found this site about a month ago and enjoy reading everyones comments, especially on the Fish Oils and how they are helping.  My daughter is 14, has had E since 4...

Created By: bmtmcd | 05/2008 | 1 Comment

  My infant daughter has myoclonic epilepsy. We are looking for an epilepsy center on the east coast that offers the ketogenic diet. Especially in the Mid-Atlantic states. If anyone has had a...

Created By: kljagain | 05/2008 | 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 | 04/2008 | 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 | 04/2008 | 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 | 04/2008 | 16 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 went...
Created By: ckolonick | 03/2008 | 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...

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