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VNS Magnets

VNS Magnets

Do VNS magnets run on batteries? Just wondering. My husband was wondering how they could damage computers, cell phones , and the like.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

VNs magnets dont run on any batteries except for the "battery" that is put inside your chest.

posted over 1 year ago

Can I Get More Information On Surgery For Epilepsy?

Can I Get More Information On Surgery For Epilepsy?

I have open nerve in brain. Wondering if anyone has information on surgery for me. I have asked my neurologist she said it was too dangerous that they would do more damage than good. I am hoping to get a second opinion and any information will help greatly. Thank you all!!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My next neurologist apt is this summer but I'll be seeing someone new. My previous dr. retired! Probably won't get anything done but a meet n greet.

posted 6 days ago
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Laser Eye Surgery

Laser Eye Surgery

Has anyone with epilepsy and wears glasses tried laser eye surgery? apart from the cost I am thinking about it because each time I have a seizure I damage my glasses!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes, you can have it with astigmatism. Mine was bad and I was able to have it.

posted 3 months ago
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Questions About Chronic Headache

Questions About Chronic Headache

Hi, I have had epilepsy for 8 years now and recently got diagnosised with chronic headaches. Does anyone have chronic headaches and how long does your headache last? Did you see a headache specialist? What did they diagnosis you with and how are they trying to treat it? What could be the cause of your headache? Thanks for your help.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Ill try to answer further later. Going to watch my son earn his black brlt in karate

posted 8 days ago

What Toll Does Epilepsy And Bipolar Play

What Toll Does Epilepsy And Bipolar Play

Through my 35-36 yrs experience: evolution of petite mal to gran mal,all the seizures and meds, Drs. gave diagnosis of bipolar due damage from the meds while seizures still exist. And I'm officially mentally disabled.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you

posted 4 months ago

Energy Drink And Keppra

Energy Drink And Keppra

Anyone here ever drink energy drink while taking keppra ? Its not for being up later or for energy boost its because i like the taste of it (the original green monster) thanks.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've drunken energy drinks like reign to monster and rockstars I am on keppra but I dont drink them everyday or buy them often I will usually drink close to half, I have consumed full ones of each… read more

posted 4 months ago

Who Has Tried Cbd Oil And To What Extent With What Results?

Who Has Tried Cbd Oil And To What Extent With What Results?

I am currently on the hunt to switch to cbd oil and nix my pills. I'm sick of the side effects and damage it does to your body. I heard it was like three hundred dollars but someone I know who goes to a local dispensary looked in there and told me it's only 30 dollars. I want to know all about the oil. How well does it work. How much do you use how often. I know not to get hemp kind I am wondering us there a specific kind we need to get being epikeptics?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I don't actually don't know what the letters cbd stands for but I'm getting the gist. I'm just wondering do you get the same affects as smoking " bongs" getting high? Can people function 'normally'… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Do The Majority Of People With Seizure Activity Have Brain Trauma, Too?

Do The Majority Of People With Seizure Activity Have Brain Trauma, Too?

I feel like my brain becomes a swing after the seizure. Gets better & then afterwards backwards again!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Nada you said it yourself in another post- "a seizure is a brief time when
the brain loses it's connection to the nervous system". This is why our
muscles tighten up and spaz out for a bit too. But… read more

posted 19 days ago

Does Anyone Else Experience Tinnitus?

Does Anyone Else Experience Tinnitus?

For the past few months, I have experienced a case of tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. Although it is not actually a ringing. More like the static you hear when your television goes out. Sometimes it interferes with my hearing or listening. At night it drives me crazy.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I get Tinnitus after being in very loud rooms, tv volume is up too high and ect. But after awhile it start quieting down.

posted 12 days ago

Briviact, Carbamazepine And Shaving

Briviact, Carbamazepine And Shaving

Does anyone take briviact and carbamazepine at the same time and find they suffer from red skin - especially men who have difficulty shaving?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Years ago, before you got moisturiser for men, my dad always used to use a bit of my mum’s moisturiser after he shaved. He always looked good and said it used to cool the skin on his face too. These… read more

posted about 1 month ago