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I Have 2 Fractures To My Head & Brain Damage I Was Left For Dead Am I In The Right Place For My Epilepsy???

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Yes . I’ve had many challenges in my life and I’m still here and glad I’m here. Welcome aboard.

Can You Still Be Depressed Even Though You're Prescribed 3 Different Meds For Epilepsy (temporal Lobe Damage)?

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That I’m not so sure are you?

What’s The Best Way To Judge The Damage?

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At 55 I have more breakthrough partial and complex partial but a gm every 3 or more years…

Can Seizures Cause Brain Damage? Read Article...
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That’s an interesting story and very positive for you, especially after so many seizures . I’m impressed that you had cameras set up at home by the doctor Good luck! I’m in the UK and it’s not so… read more

Is “Keppra Rage” Actually Just A Symptom Of Brain Damage That Causes Epilepsy In The First Place?

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I try to control myself as I know the temporal and frontal lobe damage I have as revealed in an MRI enhances my potential for irritability and anger.

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Well Keppra Was The Worse Medication For Me, So I Stopped Taking It. It Gave Me A Zombie Affect & Made Me Sleep All Day & Night Without Eating

How Long Does It Take To Get Brain Damage During A Seizure? I Have Cluster Seizures And Often Stop Breathing.

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I have epilepsy and have problems with walking after having so many seizures so there is already damage. (Crutches/walker) but I don't know the specific time and was curious.

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That's was very helpful! Thank you

Do Any Of You Know Of Foods That Repair Brain Damage My Son Has Like A Fried Brain 🧠 According To What Old Neuro Told Me From Xray Pic ?

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Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids are excellent for patients with a TBI. It helps rebuild the brain, especially for patients with brain injuries. High omega-3 fatty acids foods include fish and… read more

Emotional Shifts And Epliepsy?

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I have bipolar and my emotional regulation is off because of my brain damage and seizures. Is anyone in a similar situation and does anything help you deal with it and treat it?

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The research by the VA on TBI is saying that there is a connection between TBI causing epilepsy, anxiety disorders, and depression. Finally the VA is cracking the door so that the general public can… read more

Have You Lost Your Taste And Smell?

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About six years ago I noticed several times when my wife would say, "Do you smell that?" and I couldn't. Then I noticed some foods like green peppers and onions that I hated I could go ahead and eat because I couldn't taste it. I did some research and one thing I found is epilepsy and brain surgery were in the list of reasons I could lose these senses. Anyone else notice it?

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Having epilepsy alone can affect any sense you have you have. Mine has decreased sense of smell from start. But also, anything can change as aging at different speed for everyone. Such as the sense of… read more

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Anyone Has No Good Taste In Foods Anymore Like Flavor Or Even Sweets. I Don’t Care For Sweets.

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LenaDavis I have had brain surgery multiple times in my lifetime. I don't really notice a loss of smell/taste because of it. I typically notice it during allergy season even though for allergies are a… read more

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Do Anyone Know How To Get Rid Of A Foul Taste After A Seizure?

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After a seizure one of the most aggravating things is having a REALLY REALLY foul taste in my mouth...nothing i have tried will get rid of it. imagine the most possible tasting bad breath, so bad you can taste it...my husband says he can't smell it but it affects the taste of EVERYTHING...nothing tastes right....its not metallic...its just gosh awful...i've had this for years...i'm experiencing prob one seizure a month these days and its driving me nuts...i just want rid of the taste!!! so any… read more

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I'm having this problem now, everything tastes disgusting and nothing helps. Always lasts about 3 days🙄