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I'm 18 years old and have had Absent seizures since I was 2. The many different medicines I have taken have not worked for me. More bad than good. all the side affects. My Dr. is suggesting a VNS. I'm really on the fence about this as it is life changing forever more. i would like to find people to talk with that has Absent seizures with a VNS that it has help and ones that has a VNS that it hasent help and now has to live withit for the rest of their lives. please help me out with your good or… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you so much!(:

posted about 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was originally diagnosed with Complex Partial Seizures. Since my Brain Surgery, I'm not sure .

I have abscense. Seizures, some seizures will make parts of my body move or jerk, some will make me vocalize, and every so often I may seizure in my sleep. The seizures range from moderate to mild. On average I seizure once a day.

posted about 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I am thanking the same thing kinda scared because if it does not work I would be stuck with it for the rest of my life

posted about 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have had sizzers all my life

posted about 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have a vns it hasn't stopped the siezures but it has helped with the severity

posted about 4 years ago
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