Category Archives: Just my opinion

The Isolation of Epilepsy

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
You’re reluctant to go out.  Because having a seizure can be so unpredictable and embarrassing. You think: “What if I have a seizure?  What will people do?  What will they think of me?” Those and many…

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The Staggering Costs of Epilepsy

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
The fact that epilepsy is expensive is no secret. The meds, medical care, the doctors’ visits, hospital bills, health costs, the injuries and finally, the cost of self-esteem. The statistics are sobering but true… Epilepsy…

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
In a fraction of a second, head trauma can dramatically change a person’s life. Head trauma caused by falls, physical abuse, violence, vehicle crashes and sporting accidents, not to mention modern warfare. However, it’s important…

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Auras without Seizures

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
Do any of these sensations sound familiar to you? Suddenly you’re sweating, flushed, become pale or have goosebumps. Your stomach feels queasy, like you’re going to puke. There’s a foreboding or fear that something awful…

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The Perils of Discontinuing Your Meds

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
One of the most common questions is “when can I stop taking my meds?” Especially for those whose seizures have been under good control. It makes sense. Because if you’re doing well, you start to…

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2019 Patient Recommendations for TOP Neurologists…Epileptologists…Neurosurgeons…and Pediatric Doctors

Originally posted on Epilepsy Talk:
Below is a compilation by website forum members who have had positive personal experiences with docs over the years. This list is based on recommendations and, of course, is purely subjective. But it might be helpful…

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