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Created By: Asamos | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I’m a 20 year old female. I do not eat healthy however am on the lower end of normal weight so I have no issues with being overweight etc. For about half my life I’ve had these dizzy/...

Created By: amandawright2829 | 06/2018 | 5 Comments

Hi. I'm so new to this and we haven't got a clear diagnosis yet. My 15 month old son goes to the pediatric neurologist on Friday. I just wanted to say what's been going on with him...

Created By: BekJones | 06/2018 | 2 Comments

Hey, I'm 19 years old. I had my first after-seizure-hospital-visit on Christmas Eve last year, so 12-24-2017. I don't know if I had them before that, but if I did, I didn't convulse...

Created By: jtaiclet37 | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi I'm new here, I'm 43 and I started having epileptic seizures about 9 months ago, I've had 5 since, my questions are I don't understand the lingo I guess, what is stuff like...

Created By: Pacienciayfemiamore | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone.
For the past few weeks I've been having these.. episodes. I don't know to call them seizures yet. Basically, I'll get a little dizzy and then my vision will...

Created By: Aus_g | 05/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I had a siezure for the first time 4 weeks ago. It was a fairly typical Tonic Clonic that started at 2am whilst asleep and of course was a shock for my wife who couldn't...

Created By: Danijeanne | 05/2018 | 0 Comments

My son has been diagnosed with epilepsy showing continuos spike waves at times during sleep although under threshold for ESES. He is taking Epilim 7.5 ml am and pm and he is so tired it is...

Created By: _laur_ | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

I’m 21 years old, when I was 17 I started experiencing a type of shaking in my sleep. It’s very hard to explain exactly how I feel when it happens. The episodes wake me up from sleep, but I can...

Created By: John01 | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

Hello. I have had seizures for about a year and a half. After my seizures I feel very scared. I have this feeling of fear that is so strong. I’m confused by this.

Does anyone else feel...

Created By: MonicaM | 05/2018 | 0 Comments

I am a 40 year old woman and just began having what seem to be focal seizures a few months ago. I just received the results of my brain MRI and the impression is "nonspecific punctate...

Created By: sophnaylor | 05/2018 | 1 Comment

Hiya everyone, Ive been diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy today, and am only just coming to terms with it, I'm quite new to all this so please don't ridicule me aha. I had 2 major...

Created By: The_Plug | 05/2018 | 0 Comments

I'm a 34 year old Hispanic and I was trying to get some ideas from other patients on the page about my epilepsy/seizures. what medications have you guys tried and seen positive results? have...

Created By: I worry too much | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

Okay so I’m new to this site. I’m a 20yr old female. No history of seizures, no seizures in my family, never had a head injury, healthy for the most part. For some background on what’s going on, I...

Created By: sibbo84 | 05/2018 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone!
Im 33, living in the UK.
So...Ive been diagnosed (last night) with Focal Onset seizures, I believe they were simple partial seizures. Ive had this for a year and been told...

Created By: GinaClark | 05/2018 | 1 Comment

I was driving home from work about three weeks ago, I was fine driving until I got closer to my town which is about forty minutes from my work. I wasn't tired during most of the drive. The...

Created By: Hberry | 04/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello all! I’ve been a bit curious about this for a while, but haven’t ever brought it up with a physician out of fear that they may just think I was acting oddly/not taking it seriously.

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Created By: WilliamD | 04/2018 | 9 Comments

Hi all,

New here, based in the UK (I'm English), was diagnosed on Wednesday by a neurologist, after 4 seizures (minimum) in 2 months, all in my sleep, being taken to hospital twice (...

Created By: kellydi | 04/2018 | 3 Comments

Hi--Two weeks ago my 15 year old had a seizure while in class and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. The seizure lasted 90 seconds and he had no memory for about 6 hours of that day. We...

Created By: DSmith11 | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello, my name is Devin smith and about a year ago I was diagnosed with epilepsy. Ive had 3 seizures since then and had Status Epileptus. I was curious and wanted to contact a doctor or someone...

Created By: San001 | 04/2018 | 3 Comments

My daughter (aged 19) woke up this week, turned her head and felt her head lock and started shaking, she then does not remember the rest, her boyfriend said she was out for around 1 min, shaking,...

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