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... to a steep climb at full throttle maxing out the reading on my watch for climb, leveling out at 2100 MSL. And YES it was fun. ... (10 replies)
... sm is a bit different than just having epilepsy. It's a blood clot in the brain. After I flew three years ago, I immediately developed 3 blood clots in my heart and needed open heart surgery. I've been put on blood thinners and I have since flown again. ... (10 replies)
... up at the crack of dawn. Leaving behind chilly weather and my husband home to work. ... (10 replies)

... Today is 'off'...something is brewing, and I don't feel right. It's not an aura, but a prodromal funk, and 'warning' to stick close to a safe place to get to fast if I need to. Probably need to take a prn Ativan, and maybe avoid a seizure. ... (10 replies)
... I don't know anything about negative and positive G's. I don't even do roller coasters. Maybe in Disney I will be able to shake some of my fears. ... (10 replies)
... It's actually important for anyone, but especially for those with chronic health conditions. Something about the altitude, air pressure, and thickening of the blood (dehydration is another result of flying); get as much water or non-alcoholic (booze dehydrates also) out of the flight attendant as you can- that will help as well :) (10 replies)
... I'm glad you reminded me about getting up and walking around the plane. ... (10 replies)
... with flying and the air pressure changes that increase the risk of developing clots. An aneurysm is a ballooning of the vessel, and can happen to any artery, and because of the ballooning, the walls are weaker, risking rupture. ... (10 replies)
... I have had E for14 years and I am 29, I have to fly to get treattment I am not a doctor so I couldnt give a deffinate opinion just my personal... ... (10 replies)
... My daughter had an aneurysm and subsequent brain surgery in February 2006. We flew to Florida in July 2007. She had her first serious grand mal seizure 4 days after our arrival in Florida. ... (10 replies)
... Life, The Mouse Camp in Florida is pretty low to begin with. MCO's (Orlando Intl) elevation is 96 feet above sea level, thats on the runway! I liked the getaway from cold weather over the rides myself. It had been ages since I was down there. Keeping up with 2 overcharged nephews this last winter was a job in itself! I don't wake up at 6 AM like they do. I needed to... (10 replies)
... don't. I am wanting one that is a trained service dog so it would be able to be with me at all times. If I'm going to the store, movie, bowling, out to eat, flying somewhere, etc. ... (7 replies)
... Well I live in Ireland and fly to spain quite a lot which is only 2 hours and I still feel horrible after it. ... (7 replies)
... If a person is flying from Europe to say North America, it is smart to get up and walk every hour or so to keep the blood flowing in the limbs. ... (7 replies)
... after flying from Orlando to Charlotte. It was at the end of a very busy vacation tho, and maybe I was just too tired. ... (7 replies)
Grand Mal Seizures
Sep 14, 2007
... What is a 'complex partial?' (6 replies)
Grand Mal Seizures
Sep 14, 2007
... very difficult time falling asleep, couldn't be still, so I finally got up and got on the computer so my husband could sleep! This has been going on for a couple days... he has even noticed how 'irritable' I am... ... (6 replies)
... I've been battling Autoimmune disease for just over 1 yr. About 6 months ago, I began having "spasms" in the back of my head while sleeping and it made me feel very uneasy, like I was in a deep, frustrating dream and couldn't wake myself up out of it. ... (5 replies)
Mar 14, 2007
... Hi this may seem like a weird question but i will be flying out next sunday and I have not flown since i was about 11 yrs. old and I am wondering if it will be o.k. for me to fly now that i have simple partial seizures. ... (3 replies)
... we're out here, and doing the best we can. I go out of my way after waking up to not bother them for anything, or ask for anything. ... (4 replies)

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