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  1. C

    Dealing with Navy

    Hi, I recently just became intuitive about Epilepsy again since I hit my 2 year mark in the Navy. The reason I come here is I was diagnosed as having epilepsy after I had a seizure in the Navy over a year ago. The rules are that you have to go through a med board but things about the Navy are...
  2. U

    Marine with Epilepsy

    Hi there, My husband has been recently diagnosed with epilepsy. He had one large seizure within the last month, and has several incidences of jerking/twitching (mostly at night during sleep). The dr prescribed him Keppra. He didn't have a history of seizures before this. He is also an active...
  3. U

    Military with Epilepsy

    Hi there, My husband has been recently diagnosed with epilepsy. He had one large seizure within the last month, and has several incidences of jerking/twitching (mostly at night during sleep). The dr prescribed him Keppra. He didn't have a history of seizures before this. He is also an active...
  4. Texasirish

    Just Finding out

    Hello all! My name is Greg and I was just diagnosed with Epilepsy two days ago while in the hospital for a revision on my left knee. I am in the Air Force and have been on active duty for over 18 years. I have enjoyed a somewhat healthy life other than my knees. Oct 2008, I had a total knee...
  5. J

    Marine wanting off Meds

    I have been seizure free for the last 5 years due to meds. My first seizure was when I was in the Marine Corps and I was 24 years old. I had my second seizure 5 months later because I stopped taking my meds. I have never had any health conditions prior to that. After my seizures I was...
  6. N

    Update on Navy son

    Hello everyone. My son, Steve, has now been discharged from the Navy and has been home with us for a week. It's been an adjustment for everyone. He's now taking Keppra and Topomax and is very moody, tired, and suffers joint pain. But his seizures are being controlled, so he is able to drive...
  7. M

    Being the Military and being Diagnosed with Epilepsy

    :noevil:Does anyone currently know the reg's or have info on what happens to a person diagnosed with Epilepsy as far as the United States Air Force is concerned? I have been in for 8 years and I am really getting tired of no one giving me a straight answer. I am a cop as well, so arming up is a...
  8. Bernard

    Free Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment For Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans

    Press Release: EEG Institute to Provide Free Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Over the last few months a great amount of attention has been placed on what can be done for those veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who return home suffering from PTSD or...
  9. S

    New Guy here

    Hi there i am new to the forum, and also i have been newly diagnosed with epilepsy. i am 34 years old and in the navy for the time being. I have a interesting story to tell. 2 1/2 years ago i was on a submarine when we suffered a major fire and was dead in the ocean for five days. there was a...
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