1. A

    Exercise & Seizures

    I've been reading about exercising and seizures. For a long time after my seizure I was terrified of walking again cause I was afraid I'd have anothe seizure. Now everyone is different of course and you SHOULD consult with your doctor before starting any exercise routine when you suffer from...
  2. J

    I cannot exercise without having seizures. Is there anyone else out there?

    My life has become very restricted over the last 10 years and it has got worse and worse and worse of the years. I seriously can't exert myself (eg get out of breath for a sustained time, probably over 5 minutes) without suffering at least a complex partial seizure but a few months ago it...
  3. M

    Exertion Induced Epilepsy

    Hi - My daughter has tonic clonic epilepsy induced by exertion, occuring immediately after she stops (running for eg). Sport is a major part of her life. The link has been apparant for the last 6-9 months, prior to that her epilepsy was under control. She is 17 and its exceptionally...
  4. D

    Fitness for Epilepsy

    Hello there, I'm a fitness writer and, recently diagnosed with epilepsy, I am planning on writing a book about fitness and good health for those with the condition. Right now I am doing some research and looking for feedback from fellow men and women about whether this kind of book would (a)...
  5. J

    Epilepsy drugs and exercise

    Does anyone know if any of the epilepsy drugs given either through a canular or taken orally can damage any of your circulatory system or your heart. Can you exercise to the full, the reason I ask this is I was very fit before this recent period of seizures. I have had a few status episodes and...
  6. A

    [Info] Stop seizures with a simple breath exercise

    This breathing exercise has been used by hundreds of epileptics with great success. Start this breathing exercise as soon as you anticipate or feel that something wrong is going to happen with your body and/or mind (before it's too late!). Stress, fear and anxiety often trigger ineffective...
  7. joan

    List of Sports & Epilepsy

    This is the list I received from our Dr. It's just FYI 1. Children who experience episodes of loss of consciousness require careful supervision at all times: however, the following acivities should be permitted with out restrictions. Aeorbics, archery, badminton, ballet, baseball...
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    Memory Game plus Pepperidefarms donates to Breast Cancer Research

    Bernard, I'm sorry if this is a little off topic but I wasn't sure where to post. I was looking for some memory matching games to help with my concentration problems and a friend told me about one on the Pepperidgefarm website that will donate to the Susan Kohan foundation for Breast Cancer...
  9. Cinnabar

    Yoga & Epilepsy

    I've just begun yoga...years ago before the realizing of Epilepsy I'd take a three hour class in the city after work with a friend and then we'd go out for a microbiotic meal. Those were the days! Note: The effect of yoga on the EEG and the autonomic nervous system have been reported. Strong...
  10. BIGMAN131307

    Programs/Funding to buy exercise equipment?

    Does anyone know of any programs to help purchase exercise equipment? I'm mainly interested in getting a "tadpole" recumbent bicycle. http://www.bicycleman.com/recumbents/trikes/sidewinder/sidewinder-recumbent-trikes.htm http://pagetuner.com/tadpole/...
  11. forward2007

    Excersice, sleep, neurotransmitters, and seizures

    When I was in my mid to late 20's, I did a lot of exercising. I would either be running 30 miles a week as well as swimming 3 to 6 miles a week or I would be biking 120-180 miles a week plus swimming 3 to 6 miles a week. During these same 10 years or so, sometimes I would have a seizure one to...
  12. RobinN


  13. E

    Swimming triggering seizures???

    I am interested to see if any one has found swimming to be a trigger for seizures. My daughter has had 4 seizures (partial onset)that we know of. They all happen within 5 to 15 minutes of her waking in the morning and they are a stomach aura with 15 seconds approx of unconciousness. 3 of the...
  14. Bernard

    Exercise may boost brain's natural antidepressant

    Exercise may boost brain's natural antidepressant
  15. MajorT

    Weight Training

    I know that stressing our bodies physically can possibly contribute to having a seizure. I like to weight train and I feel better after I do and I enjoy it very much. I train 4-5 days a week and go at it pretty hard. I'm not one of the guys over there chatin' it up with the ladies, I'm there to...
  16. V

    Sports and seizures

    I've actually been having seizures when playing sports or exercising. I'm on a flag football team and one second I was on the field and the next thing I knew I was on the sideline. I asked a teammate what I was doing here and made them put me back on the field. Also, when I play basketball I've...
  17. RanMan

    Perspiration and medication

    Hi everyone. (Hey Bernard, here's another one you can research) You may or maynot have read in some of my previous posts, I have mentioned that my gait and coordination are off. Well in the last 2 weeks it's been worse than usual. I've been tripping alot and falling and having alot of...
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