... tive on another site as a caregiver for my daughter, who was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2011. She is 25 and was misdiagnosed and was probably having blank absent seizures for years. When she had her first jerking seizure, she was away at college and I received a phone call telling me she had Lyme Disease. ... (1 replies)
... The only pattern I've noticed with the episodes is that they are usually in the morning when I'm waking up. One doctor thought I might be hyperventilating in my sleep and having episodes of respiratory alkalosis, though changing my breathing patterns during one of the episodes did nothing to help stop it.
I'll ask my doctor next time I see her and see what she says. The... (2 replies)
... i may go to a stress center as soon as christmas is over because i cant bring myself out of all the stress this seizure and not knowing is doing to me let me tell you what i use to do before 2006 i worked everyday fulltime . ... (7 replies)
... She had EEG and blood work done and nothing showed seizure. Also when she was diagnosed with the migrain she had mri and spinal tap. She is having seizures every other day and has stopped breathing and wet herself during one of them. ... (2 replies)
... You'll know when your body has enough magnesium because you'll end up with loose stools. You can also get magnesium from eating dark chocolate, nuts and salmon. Magnesium is also reduced in your body by caffeine. ... (3 replies)
... But my seizures are also as I'm coming down from stress, like physical exertion. And from pain from my back which gets worse with every episode. And I also get warning, but a few minutes. ... (3 replies)
... Is it possible to have seizures from taking an antidepressant? ... (2 replies)
... I've been dealing with severe headaches for a couple of months now (like daily, no relief sorts- not the occasional migraine- which are horrible, or other severe headache), and finally couldn't take it, so doc's office sent me to ER.
OK. So I'm there and get sent for a CT- reasonable....then I seized when I was coming out of the machine, and again at some point- so 4 1/2... (3 replies)
... My neuro put me on three times the dose of Trileptal (I moved, and wound up in the ER from stress and being over medicated), he asked me why I lowered my dosage,I was taking previously, had some bad reactions to that, so he suggested taking the normal dose one day, and the raised dose the next day. Because of this I've had problems sleeping, so I've been drinking a lot of... (8 replies)
... I'll join your rant for a sec (without taking the flame of course)
I think people can read all the info they want, but until they have it they'll never 'get it' and by 'get it' I mean FEEL it.
It's impossible to understand...I've realized THAT much.
Having a seizure isn't just having a seizure. It's all the HEADACHES that go along with them...and of course I mean... (7 replies)
... on for searching the archives...I don't know how to get to where LisaT mentioned above. Page 53 of the archives. I went to archives and didn't know where to go from there. I searched through here and there and didn't find anything. It was Tattoo by the way...hopefully she can feel our happiness somehow! ... (33 replies)
... For the past 8 months I have been experiencing various symptoms that I believe are seizure related but not sure. I'm looking to gain some insight from your experiences. ... (0 replies)
... sability for me given I worked in a supervisory position. But I am now trying to find a way to make money but I have to have a job that is not stressful beacause stress is what truly effects my epilepsy. Any suggestions would be appreciated and would be glad to hear from others who suffer only from nocturnal seizures. ... (3 replies)
... However, it could be that there is an unknown trigger causing some of these seizures that you may be able you eliminate, or at least reduce. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, That's a tough one you've got there. I know stress and lack of sleep are triggers. What's you're BP? ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I have been dealing with Psycogenic aka pseudo seizures for the past 3 years. here are my symptoms that happens in order. ... (5 replies)
... You had a scary situation there. I'm an epileptic and my son is a diabetic. You could have had a seizure of some type. A seizure can also be caused from low blood sugars. Have you ever been tested for Type 1 Diabetes? ... (1 replies)
... Well I don't see why this condition should stop you from going to college. i personnaly went to a five year college while sufferring from seizures. ... (7 replies)
... I had my first seizure at age 7, and have probably had 20 since then. I am now 28 years old. The seizures occur maybe once or twice a year. They are bad grand mal seizures lasting up to a minute. I take 800 mg of Lamictal a day. ... (1 replies)
... rried, etc. The psychiatrist is ADAMENT that it is not psychogenic. I went to a new neurologist who believes it is temporal lobe simple partial seizures. He said seizures don't always show up on EEGs. He put me on Lamictal. I am on my second week of the meds. The episodes are decreasing in severity and frequency a little. ... (12 replies)