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Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-10-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 9,352
Posted By shalpin41
stupid question

Q: I've heard that there is only one true word that rhymes with the word orange. Does anyone know what the word is?
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-09-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By shalpin41
Smile thanks

Thanks for the info and I will try the cold wascloth. Had never thought about trying anything like that. And I will definately let the epi know.
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-06-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By shalpin41
Wink What great news. Hope it continues for you. I...

What great news. Hope it continues for you. I myself have just reached the 2yr mark. Keep my fingers crossed every day that it stays that way.
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-06-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By shalpin41
Question question

I have to go see my epi in August. Only once a yr now since I'm happy to say that I have been 2 yrs without a seizure. I feel very very lucky but we have seemed to find the right dosage and all I...
Forum: Bipolar Disorder 05-21-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,037
Posted By shalpin41
I had been on seroquel and liked it but it is...

I had been on seroquel and liked it but it is very expensive, so I asked the psychiatrist if there was something similar and she put me on risperidone. I did not like the side effects of the...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-21-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,528
Posted By shalpin41
What a horrible experience you have had to go...

What a horrible experience you have had to go through, but I'm glad to hear your daughter is doing better. She will be in my thoughts and prayers.

I also see you are in Wisconsin. I am from...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-21-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By shalpin41
thank you

Thank you for checking that out for me. I'll check out the website.:)
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-17-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By shalpin41
Smile Epistill

Just wondering if anyone out there has ever heard of epistill ( I believe it is a homeopathic remedy for seizures).

If anyone has heard of this does it work and is it expensive?:)
Forum: Bipolar Disorder 05-27-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By shalpin41
Thank You

Thank you to all who replied to my question about lithium level. Sure enough my level was at 1.4 recently Pschy had me stop medication completely and it dropped to 1.0 now she even wants to see a...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-15-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By shalpin41
I feel so bad for you

A big hug for you and all you've had to go through. First I would be reporting all of these Dr's to the medical ethics board. You should never be treated the way these idiots are treating you.
...
Forum: Bipolar Disorder 05-15-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By shalpin41
looking for help

I have Bi Polar disorder and right now I take lithium 300mg 2 times a day. Also take seroquel for sleep 100mg up to 2 times a day.

On the lithium my psychiatrist has always been very very good...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-30-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By shalpin41
My experience

A few years ago I started messing with my dosage of medication without any approval from the epi. I thought If I taper myself down and stop taking it completely I could show him I was doing ok and...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-30-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By shalpin41
Thanks!

Thanks for the advice. And yes I do feel very very lucky that my seizures are under control with a low dose of med.

I have to see my epi in May. The DMV requires this every 6 months hopefully...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-30-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By shalpin41
sleep deprived eeg

After I had myfirst gm seizure back in "03 I had no recollection of the event.My primary dr. had me see a neuro who preformed a sleep deprived eeg test and during that test I had a seizure.

Had...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-23-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By shalpin41
So Sorry

I tend to agree with everyone else. I feel so bad for you right now it is making me even as I am typing this. You should never have to put up with
the way you have been treated.

I would...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 03-07-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By shalpin41
As far as I know each state may have different...

As far as I know each state may have different rules. I know here in WI I had to give up the DL and go 3 months without a seizure before I could get
it back. I have to see the epi every 6 months...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 02-19-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By shalpin41
How horrible for you. I can't even begin to...

How horrible for you. I can't even begin to Imagine what you must be going through. Just remember that we are here for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 02-17-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By shalpin41
Congratulations To You

:)
A big CONGRATULATIONS to you. Six years that is wonderful. It gives me hope that if I follow my Epi orders and keep taking my meds just as I should that I can make it without another seizure. ...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 02-17-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By shalpin41
Epistill

Just wondering....has anyone ever heard of Epistill to controll seizures. It is a homeopathic medication. Also any advice about using a homeopathic medication if anyone out there has tried this...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 09-18-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By shalpin41
I remember the name

I remember the name from when I first joined. Glad to hear that everything seems to be going well. :)
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 09-18-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By shalpin41
Thumbs down Has anyone else ever had this experience

Lately, and not sure why but I'll first get this really wierd feeling in my stomach which is followed by a pins and needles type feeling in my body. This experience usually lasts for about 1 minute...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 09-16-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By shalpin41
I agree be sure to let the doc or neuro know...

I agree be sure to let the doc or neuro know right away. I had problems with both tegretol and trileptal as well. They put me on lamictal and no problems with that at all.

more than likely the...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-25-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By shalpin41
regarding depression meds. I have bi-polar...

regarding depression meds. I have bi-polar disorder so I take lamotragine for szrs 200mgs once a day which also has a mood stabelizer in it. I also take 300 mg of lithium 2 times a day. I took...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-25-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By shalpin41
I take the generic lamictal and have found no...

I take the generic lamictal and have found no problems with it whatsoever.
My pharmacist as well as my epi told me that everyone reacts differently.
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-13-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By shalpin41
Need to ask

I know that some people experience an aura before a seizure comes on. My question. How long does an aura generally last.

Today I have had a bad case of nausea then it just feels like something...
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