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Created By: alib96 | 06/2020 | 2 Comments

Hello there! We are a group of students from Italy trying to make a small contribution to the research field of epilepsy. We are focusing on a particular problem related to epilepsy: people’s...

Created By: N518 | 06/2020 | 1 Comment

Hi folks,

I'm writing a book (Fantasy LitRPG) and one of my characters is epileptic, with his seizures acting as the unlikely origin of his magical powers. The language I've been...

Created By: montymeg | 06/2020 | 3 Comments

Looking for info on recovery from stereotactic EEG placement for surgical planning. Daughter will have this August and wondering about school planning. Doc says 4-6 weeks for her to be ready to...

Created By: Yuesenia 045 | 06/2020 | 1 Comment

My epilepsy started 10 year old seizures I'm 32 year old every time I have time I have seizure hurt me alot people ask me alot that they understand me on my health and tell u don't...

Created By: Dnedzel | 06/2020 | 12 Comments

I just wanted to share my experience with the anti-seizure medication Keppra. I am not a doctor and you may have a very different experience with the drug, but I wanted to share my experience...

Created By: Mary183 | 06/2020 | 4 Comments

Hey,
My name is Mary, i am 20 years old and I have just been diagnosed with epilepsy. I am in college and I live alone, i've always been someone who enjoys being on my own. I love...

Created By: Talyssa | 06/2020 | 3 Comments

I've been taking lamotrigine for about a year and a half to two years now. I've had no issues so far (which is great), but the past few days my gums have been killing me. They hurt, like...

Created By: awesum | 06/2020 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I recently was on medicinal steroids which resulted in me catching a cold for 2 weeks which I couldn't fight due to the steroids and then playing on a VR headset which resulted in...

Created By: lmcadams | 06/2020 | 3 Comments

Hi,

Ive been taking 200mg of Topiramate for over 10 years. I cut down to 100mg nearly a year ago and can't remember having any issues. Ive been trying to get off this drug due to the...

Created By: Erika_VN | 06/2020 | 7 Comments

We have a new diagnosis for my 6 month old grandson, hypo prolinemia. It's type 1, very rare, and apparently causing his seizures. I don't see it on this website's list of...

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