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  • 20 days ago

    Medication Discussion Epileptic help

    1 clinical seizure in young adulthood( age 16 ) Diagnosed Bipolar 1 at age 19. Lithium Carbonate provided on and off till age 25. Lithium Carbonate provided consistently age 25 till age 27. I experienced psychosis, massive anxiety, and 1 major manic event from the age 19 till 26 October 15th. On October 15th 2018 I was provided Lamictal for the first time and the symptomes disappeared rapidly. Leaving me feeling like wow! how long have I really been gone for?!? Since then, I have been able to obtain....
  • 1 month ago

    I Feel Like I'm Going To Die, And/Or Lose My Mind! Losing Grip Of Reality!

    Hello ~ My name is, Cody. I am 30 y.o. I am currently going through something that I have never experienced within my lifetime before. Like, EVER! It is a seriously scary feeling, and I do not know what to do. To explain,........ One evening (around 3 A.M.), I was laying in my bed watching comedy videos on my cellphone (YouTube). Then, unexpectedly, I instantly shot out of bed and began pacing back and fourth within my living room. My boyfriend woke up and asked me, "What's wrong?"....
  • 3 months ago

    Balance is becoming worse

    Balance has been an issue I have struggled with pretty much my whole life . Breaking my femur, pelvis on my left side from an accident on a see saw . iv'e been doing pretty good. When I walk sometimes I weabel wobble ..but don't fall down . Thank God for narrow hallways. It's just been more weable. I tell my friends "don't walk next t me , I'll bump into you or knock you off the side walk". I remember walking with my friends t the local mini market . There was a curve....
  • 7 months ago

    ALS symptoms can be managed with cannabis use.

    Hello and good afternoon, I have been researching the medical benefits that cannabis holds for a variety of degenerative disorders, auto immune, and physiological symptoms. Cannabis is a universal medicine that can treat a wide range of symptoms and now it has been reported that ALS patients are finding more success using this medicine. It has given control back to patients that once were dependent on caregivers. Speaking from personal experience my uncle has been diagnosed with ALS and we have been....
  • 10 months ago

    Random loss of control of one side of body

    Hi! I dont know if I post this on the right message borad, but here seems most appropriate. I am living with this my whole life and I am just curious what I am dealing with. Sometimes I loose partial control of my left sife of body (face, arm and leg). I can hardly contol it. Legs and arms go flying everywhere. When it happens I cover it to stand still and put my arm into my pocket (I can tear my pockets when the "attack" is big). This usualy happens when I suddenly need to move (for example....
  • 10 months ago

    Did I have a seizure?

    Approximately a month ago I received surgery. While waiting they inserted the IV and started administering a painkiller before the operation. During this I blacked out and had strange flashbacks. I woke up still shaking a bit with my jaw clenched tight but had no idea where I was for about 10 seconds. I was stressed out and my blood pressure dropped to 40/80. My friend in the room told me it looked like a seizure. I didn’t think much of it until last night when I was playing games with friends and....
  • over 1 year ago

    Experiencing a seizure

    Hi there. I was recently diagnosed with Epilepsy and was curious, when you experience a trigger or something you thought could be, would you experience the seizure right then and there? Or would it lay dormant for however long until it just comes up? I have experienced all of my seizures when I'm asleep. My doctor says I've experienced triggers sometime in the day and they all lay in my head until they come out and that's when I get my seizures. To me this seems all a bit hard to believe....
  • over 1 year ago

    Epilepsy seizures

    I have had epilepsy seizures for 18 years now and i have had over a hundred of them but my neurologist remend the vns and my medication along with it has given me my life back i had the vns put in on August 29,2o17 ever snice then i haven't had one seizure and i feel awesome and my husband is able to sleep better now i really remend the vns to anyone with seizures .thank you ann luzzi
  • over 1 year ago

    Involuntary body movements while conscious?

    [Tagged as seizures because it is the closest category] Hello everyone, I'm a 19 y/o, Assigned Female (I'm trans but was 'born' female), and I've been experiencing some body weirdness since I was about 12 (possibly before, but I have no idea), but never brought it up to doctors as I never knew how. Initially, the only way I knew how to categorise the weirdness is "epileptic" but... I've been looking into seizure types and I don't quite fit the definitions. I....
  • over 1 year ago

    Doctors with no idea of what's going on.

    I was diagnosed in 1997 with viral encephalitis. I had memory issues, falling and sometimes speech problems. In 2014 was diagnosed with elevated ammonia levels, seizures and post encephalitis. I have been falling very frequently. In fact l just fell in my doctors office 2 1/2 weeks ago and l was recovering from a fractured leg which is not the first time. My first neurologist after my first TBI said l had partial seizures, the next carpal tunnel and Parkinson's disease. And my last one non epileptic....