seizures

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    Myoclonic Seizures

    Who has myoclonic seizures at bedtime or any other time? I know it's normal to have some jerking when you start going to sleep but since my seizure January of 2011, I've been experiencing a lot more. Last night for example, I wasn't even drifting off and my leg jerked and I've had that happen to...
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    Understanding Epilepsy (Videos)

    I found this useful link, has many different videos explaining many different kinds of seizures. Thought this might be helpful for new people who don't understand or maybe who want to know what seizures they might have if not sure. http://neurology.stanford.edu/divisions/e_04.html
  3. JLogefeil

    Sedated EEG, What?

    My friends from New Zealand, is visiting and yesterday he had a bunch of cluster seizures. So later that night they went to the hospital. The first thing a nurse said is that he looked pretty good for having cluster seizure through out the day. So I guess the doc or and no one believe him. The...
  4. A

    Head Trauma resulting in epilepsy & seizures

    Whose seizures and epilepsy were a result of head trauma? I'm beginning to realize that my doctors are right, that this seizure was brought on by a head trauma and if that's the case, I've probably been having complex partial seizures and of course the grand mal. Age 1 or 2, my Mom had to slam...
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    My Grand Mal Seizure

    I went and picked up the records for the night I had the seizure cause I remember nothing and wanted to see what was reported to have been seen when I had it and what the paramedics and doctor said. It says that the ambulance was called to Walmart & btw they said I work there and I don't. lol...
  6. JLogefeil

    Should I Still?

    As you all know I have been making videos and putting them on YouTube. I have been been thinking of not making anymore. The reason being is that no one is watching or commenting on them and I don't want to be a bother I anyone or waste anyone's time. I you seen any of them what is your option...
  7. A

    Writing & talking that doesn't make sense when you look at it or talk to someone

    Have you ever like been writing a message to someone online or in a letter and when you go to look at it, it doesn't make any sense or have you been talking to someone and you find it doesn't make sense? Has this ever happened to you when you start going into a seizure? Like when you become...
  8. A

    Thyroid and Seizures

    If you have Thyroid issues, seizures can be a symptom of Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism. Seizures is a SYMPTOM of Thyroid issues, not the cause of seizures. Anyone have their doctor tell them this is an issue?
  9. JLogefeil

    Is All This Normal?

    I had two seizures last night, my hubby said right before he went to work. I also have been tryin to focus on how I feel today so I can explain it to my doctor. So before I tell him I just wanted to run things by you and see if these are normal after a seizure. Again the seizures happened last...
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    Records say Epilepsy/Complex Partial Seizures but..

    Okay, I had my seizure January 4th 2011 & it was a grand mal seizure. Unconcsious for several minutes with no recollection of ride to the hospital & woke up in the ambulance, then next thing woke in the ER. Of course the did a cat scan, normal. Then saw Neurologist 2 weeks later, he did initial...
  11. MonkeyBoy

    [News] Actos Drug Linked to Epilepsy and Seizures

    Thought this might be of interest to those that have exposure to Diabetes Drug - Actos by taking prescription medicines...... "patients who took Actos had a much higher rate of bladder cancer, cardiovascular problems, suicide, schizophrenia, epilepsy and grand mal seizures"...
  12. JLogefeil

    This Might Help Peope Who Are Being Told They Are PNES??

    I notice a lot latley that there are more post being posted about people getting diagnosed with PNES. I have been diagnoised with it a few time and fighting with doc saying I don't think there PNES. I have been learning lots about what to say, what not to say, things to watch out for, sneaky...
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    Diet alleviating other neuro symptoms?

    I'm curious if anyone who has tried the gluten-free diet has noticed improvement in neurological symptoms other than seizure activity. I've seen reduction or elimination of a number of symptoms since going GF: yawning, memory & concentration problems, an intense need to sleep about an hour...
  14. JLogefeil

    Should I Call My Nuro Doctor And Ask Or Not?

    I have been thinking lately, and I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing. anyways...... My husband and I want to move back to Idaho and the only reason we are staying here in Cali is because of the new Nuro doctor I'm seeing. I want to call him and kinda talk to him and see if he...
  15. JLogefeil

    How Can I Get This?

    My husband and I were thinking about getting me an oxygen tank. The reason we were getting one is because of my seizures, and sometimes I stop breathing. We rather have it then be screwed. How is the best way to get this? Can you get it with Medicare? (its the insurance you get with your SSI...
  16. R

    14 year old daughter just diagnosed with JME

    My daughter has had two tonic/clonic seizures since Monday of this week...she also had a seizure this afternoon where she didn't exactly lose consciousness but she jerked uncontrolled and seemed strangely happy/confused. Here is my biggest concern...the neuro put her on clobazam by itself as a...
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    G.A.R.D. - The Epilepsy Diet Made Simple.....

    The Epilepsy Diet Made Simple by John B. Symes, D.V.M. ©2005 DogtorJ.com 1) There are 4 known “foods” that can induce villous atrophy of the small intestine*: gluten, casein, soy, and corn. The gluten comes from the gluten grains- wheat, barley, and rye. Casein comes from cow’s milk products...
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    Out of Nowhere.....

    Well here I am! A 55 y/o male that has now had 3 Grand Mal Type Seizures in the past 4 months. I have never had them before nor any family history that I am aware of. After going through the normal "professional medical" process and having my cardio and neurological systems all checked and I...
  19. JLogefeil

    Can I Be Having An Allergic Reaction To Keppra?

    This morning I woke up, becuase I have hives on my stomach and sides. It seemed to not bother me till tonight. Before I took my Keepra I started having hives again. I m worried that I m having an allergic reaction. Also my body hurts really bad like its all sore. What could be going on? I m not...
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    What kind of seizures cause an aura followed by a loss of consciousness or falling as

    What kind of seizure could this be I get seizure/migraine auras (vision disturbances, derealization, numbness, nausea, occasional vomiting) followed by a intense urge to sleep. I usually end up losing consciousness during these episodes. My boyfriend frequently finds me asleep at my desk and...
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