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What has been your experience been as it pertains to telling someone you are interested in dating, that you're epileptic?

tags: Dating Epilepsy

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User
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When I met my wife, I was in a really bad place with my epilepsy. I was depressed all the time and missing work a lot(we met at work). She asked why I… read more

posted about 1 hour ago

Does anyone else have vision problems after a seizure, like blindness, blurred vision, eye irritation?

posted about 8 hours ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User
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Yes. I have those symptoms a lot, even when I don't go in to a 'full seizure.' I find that type of thing more interfere in my life than the seizure… read more

posted about 2 hours ago

How do you tell a girl who you have E

This question is mainly for men. If you like a girl and you go out with her, but before hand you have to explain to them you cannot drive because of your Epilepsy. How do you go about telling them.

posted about 8 hours ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User
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Tell them the truth. Or get an uber or a limo service for the night. She will think its a romantic gesture and you can tell her on your time.

posted about 8 hours ago

Ketogenic diet

Has anyone tried the Ketogenic Diet and seen less seizures (hopefully).

posted about 14 hours ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User

I defiantly have, but I hate it because carbs taste good.

posted about 3 hours ago

Tracheostomy

Does anyone on here have or had a tracheostomy tube if so how did you cope with it like how has/ did it make you feel

posted about 23 hours ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User
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Paul,
An incision (cut) is made in Your windpipe when there is a blockage to breathe an a tube is placed there.

edited, originally posted about 23 hours ago

Lacosomide

Does anyone else take this? Think you've had any benefits? I've taken it for a few years now along with lamotragine, i don't think the lacosomide benefits me in any way & want to come off that one - will mention it to the neurologist today.

posted 1 day ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User

Does distance trigger anyone's seizures or make anyone feel dizzy?

Sometimes when I go somewhere far, or a new place for the first time, I feel weird & sometimes end up having a seizure. This happened on Saturday, but the seizure didn't happen till Sunday. 2 years ago, when I was going to a job interview in another county, I had a seizure on the bus. I notice that I'm more likely to have a seizure if I go somewhere far. 2 weeks ago, me & some people from my school went on a trip to the aquarium. I fell… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyEpilepsyTeam User
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I wouldn't say distance effects it - I'm from England and live in NZ (I've done some big trips!) but I'm getting this dizzy thing at the moment each… read more

posted 1 day ago
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