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Old 05-20-2003, 08:12 PM   #1
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Does anyone have epilepsy resulting from head injuries? What are the chances of them disappearing?
Does anyone know about alternative ways of controling seizures.(I want to get off of medications which depress me further and drain my energy).

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Old 05-20-2003, 08:32 PM   #2
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I began having seizures that the Doc's say are a result of a significant head injury sometime in my life. I have a lesion of scar tissue on my brain. I am almost 49, and my seizures began about 20 months ago. I do not remember any head injury. I think that scar tissue in some areas of the brain can be removed. Unfortunately, mine is not in a good area. As far as alternative meds, unfortunately I haven't heard of any treatment that can provide the necessary protection from seizures. I hope you are able to find the answers you seek. Meanwhile, be well, and stick around. There are some really nice people on this board. Kathy
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Old 05-20-2003, 09:04 PM   #3
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my mom was in a car accident when she was somewhere around 7 years old and she hit her head she then started having seizures and was told she had epilepsy and was put on meds this went on all through elementary school for her then they just seemed to stop that was in the late 60's my mom is now in her 40's and has no problems what so ever

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Old 05-21-2003, 01:18 PM   #4
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What about Yoga, breathing excercises for brain oxygenation? I've heard that it is very effective.

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