seizures

  1. C

    What kind of epilepsy is this?

    I am a 24 year old female, and the first time I got a seizure I was 20. They always happen the same way, I wake up around 3am and feeling like my nervous system was hit by a truck. I often feel very hot and nauseous and my heart is racing, like an aura and I KNOW how it's going to end, I know...
  2. 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...
  3. P

    First Aid For Seizures Portrayed Inaccurately On Popular TV Dramas

    This enlightening (and scary) article from "Medical News Today"... New research from Canada shows that almost half of the time, doctors and nurses on popular TV medical dramas respond inappropriately to seizures, suggesting that watching TV is not the best way to learn what to do if you are...
  4. S

    Will 3D viewing trigger sizures?

    There is much hype and concern about the effect of 3D viewing being a trigger to epileptic seizures - the concerns and the myths need to be dispelled. This is probably the hottest topic glabally amongst epileptics. Have a look at this brief but pertinent article which offers some interesting...
  5. P

    [Info] Possible Causes for Epilepsy and Seizures

    While there are about 40 different kinds of epilepsy, there are probably even more types of seizure disorders -- caused by a number of internal and external events. However most doctors and publications agree upon a number of possible or even probable reasons for these seizures. Here are just...
  6. G

    Hi :)

    Hi!! I'm Gravity (yes that's my given at birth name haha everyone asks me about it) I'm 29 years old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 4. I have tonic clonic, complex partial and when I'm really really tired atonic seizures. I am currently on Tegretol, but my epilepsy is still not...
  7. P

    Hello. This thread, topic business boggles my mind!

    Old guy here (a month away from Medicare! ugh!) I wonder what that will do for my meds. The first seizure (Temporl Lobe) I remember was in second grade. Dissociation, white noice, a steady ringing on high B-flat (almost sixty years' worth now). But I wasn't diagnosed until I was 38. So I've...
  8. P

    Award-Winning Actor Danny Glover Featured on "Sharing Miracles"

    "WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent edition of Immunotherapy Weekly reported that the television program 'Sharing Miracles' featured award-winning actor Danny Glover during the month of September. In this episode, the Hollywood star discussed his career and his battle...
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    Epilepsy Linked to Abnormal Immune System Cells

    In 1997, a group of scientists looked at a total of 135 people with epilepsy. More than 80% of these people had one or more abnormalities in their cellular immune defenses. Some types of epilepsy may be caused by impaired immunity. Transfer factor supplementation strengthens the cellular immune...
  10. brain

    Hot or Cold Weather / Climates - Seizure Triggers?

    This Poll is Open Forum and Public; I notice the original poll (which was one of CWE's earliest Polls) apparently vanished and most likely due to the change of servers that CWE has progressed - because CWE HAS GROWN! :tup: HERE WAS THE ORIGINAL QUESTION: Does Hot Weather or Cold Weather...
  11. C

    Please Help Me

    Hi, my name is Mark, I am from Gurnee, Illinois. I am 16 years old, and was just diagnosed with Epilepsy about a month ago. I have been finding it increasingly hard to cope with the Epilepsy. It is now something that is a part of my daily life/routine. Only close friends and family members know...
  12. S

    Noob here justs wondering what people think. All opinions welcome.

    Hey all. This is just a topic to see if anybody shares similar symptoms, feelings or opinions about this. I'm 18 years old and have suffered from Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy all my life. My epilepsy is something I've always put up with but recently its been driving me mad. For four years I...
  13. A

    First Post - coping

    Hey, I'm new to this forum and just thought joining would give me an outlet to vent and get to grips with things..... i guess everyone on here knows that epilepsy is just something you have a part of you but it doesn't make who you are...why is it some people dont understand this and i end up...
  14. asalomonsterx

    Has anyone else heard....

    I got an email from a friend today which didn't go into detail. And when I asked him what about, he said it was about a lady who suffered from seizures and it took the doctors 4 years to properly diagnosis. They found out the she had Lumieres. My friend said that the lady went in for a sore...
  15. Cint

    Today was my chance...

    I was in Barnes & Noble this afternoon and a nice young gentleman was sitting across from me reading a book. After reading for a while, he got up, and started walking a few feet away, and the next thing I saw from the corner of my eye, he was on the floor, seizing. But it lasted for, maybe 30...
  16. T

    Newbie to here and kinda new to E

    hi all i've had epilepsy for almost 5 years now but its still feels like i've just got it recently. none of my meds are working properly and its driving me insane. to make things a little tricky too...i have diabetes, asthma and a genetic bone disorder. the diabetes and epilepsy are thing pieces...
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