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Topic: Complementary Therapies

Created By: bleedingheart | 02/2008 | 6 Comments
Does anyone have any information on Cognitive behavioural therapy? Has it worked for you? What does it involve ? Is there much chance of a person who has been depressed of falling back into...
Created By: bleedingheart | 11/2007 | 11 Comments
Has anyone tried taking synthetic melatonin to deal with sleep problems? What have been the experiences with this synthetic hormone? Is it a help or a hindrance?
Created By: SunflowerPower | 11/2007 | 4 Comments
Does anyone know what the cost of neuofeedback sessions tend to be? I'm interested in trying it but I work an entry-level temp job, and I'm very concerened about cost.
Created By: bleedingheart | 11/2007 | 4 Comments

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    Has anyone tried using biofeedback to manage the stress that triggers seizures? Or even the seizures themselves? There is this computer program and hardware called Journey to...

Created By: jj84gal | 11/2007 | 4 Comments
I feel like I've been on every anti-convulsite in the world. I have been on literally seven drugs, and I'm sick of it. I'm still having seizurs, headaches, and dizzyspells. My doctor will not...
Created By: Andrew314 | 11/2007 | 8 Comments
My name is Andrew and I am 37yrs old. I have a very rare type of epilepsy known as Pyridoxine Dependent Epilepsy. I had my first seizure at two weeks old. I was in mum’s arms at home and the...
Created By: thecoach | 10/2007 | 1 Comment
I first started having seizures after a car accident in 1997. Initially, it was diagnosed as epilepsy. After 7 neurologists, the diagnosis changed to psychogenic seizures. Conventional psychotherapy...
Created By: Eternal howl | 10/2007 | 0 Comments
Okay, this stuff I was taking until Wednesday was NASTY. If you're looking at taking Skullcap or 5-HTP to help with your E, monitor your experience with it. I went into clinical depression on Monday...
Created By: xgi | 10/2007 | 6 Comments
I'm going to see my doctor tuesday. I plan to tell him I use weed to control my sez. Does anyone else ever talk to your doctor about this?? I wish to have a good patient/doc relationship but I guess...
Created By: Eternal howl | 10/2007 | 2 Comments
Has anyone tried this stuff? GABA - gamma amino butyric acid. I've been reading up about it lately as I look towards less traditional (you know, AEDS) treatments and I wonder, has anyone tried it?...
Created By: kaladani | 10/2007 | 5 Comments
My Daughter dani was diagnosed with having Tuberous sclerosis which is a condition which she has tumours in the brain causing her to have seziures which are still uncontrolled, the doctors have tried...
Created By: bernardcwe | 10/2007 | 10 Comments
I am interested in hearing from anyone who has tried neurofeedback (either EEG or LENS types) and what your experience was like. My wife had a lot of success with ...
Created By: michelle88 | 10/2007 | 21 Comments
Has anybody experienced a decline in seizures due to yoga? I am seriously thinking about starting classes twice a week but wanted to know other people's experiences. Also, what about exercising...
Created By: Rohan | 09/2007 | 2 Comments
I've started using omega-3,B complex,calcium, magnesium and tunas, sardines as well. How long is it before any possible improvements may be realised. I'm having over 12 Complex partial seizures per...
Created By: kmhewett | 09/2007 | 0 Comments
I was told by my chiroprator, that taking Coenzyme Q10, fish oils, and B complex vitamins would be OK to give a kid with seizures. I've heard of giving the other 2 but not about coenzyme. Anyone...
Created By: scorpio | 09/2007 | 3 Comments
Out of curiosity, I had a look at the annual Prescription Cost Analysis produced by the National Health Service in the UK. Among other things... of the 9,000,000+ prescriptions for AEDs given to...
Created By: andreb | 09/2007 | 3 Comments
Hi eveyone, I' a single father of 4 kids and one of my son is handicap due to stroke at is birth. Is actually 9 years old but mentaly is just like a 6 months baby. Whatever is really funny and i...
Created By: bleedingheart | 09/2007 | 7 Comments
Hi The Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson's centre in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada has a stress management program. I attend this program and it has taught me some very useful skills in...
Created By: gilliansmom | 08/2007 | 30 Comments
I haven't seen anything here about treating seizure disorders with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). I'm really quite surprised. I've seen amazing successes for my daughter as well as others with...
Created By: gina m farrell | 07/2007 | 2 Comments
Hi, I am new here. My 4 year old daughter has had complex partial seizures since the age of 6 months. She has broken thru on dilantin, phenobarb and topamax. Currently she is on keppra, trileptal...

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