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Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-27-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Travis from MN
I had the fun Neuro Psych, and the day before...

I had the fun Neuro Psych, and the day before they did a double scan, the PET and CT with enhancing fluid. Neuro Psych didn't last nearly as long as was planned. The fun WISC card test, short term...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-22-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,269
Posted By Travis from MN
Lor, I had similar effects with Zonegran. It...

Lor, I had similar effects with Zonegran. It cost me close to 1/4 of my weight in less than 2 months. My other meds levels shot up like a rocket making me toxic.

I know off label Topa was being...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-18-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
no prob Zep.

no prob Zep.
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-17-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
Sorry for not keeping this page up to date... I...

Sorry for not keeping this page up to date... I was out Friday. They captured the data needed, and have the one from 2 years ago. No changes in how/where my seizures originate.

so now it's move...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-14-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
I tell ya, trying to keep a number of locations...

I tell ya, trying to keep a number of locations up to date, plus email, isn't easy. Today in theory would be my last day on Trileptal. I had a pretty good GM I was able to signal is, and they...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-09-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
I have a stack of books (I'm guessing close to...

I have a stack of books (I'm guessing close to 1600 pages) to bring in, and was able to slave my bluetooth keyboard to my iPod so I have a real keyboard to type emails and post on boards. Not to...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-07-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
Recently it has been low sodium in relationship...

Recently it has been low sodium in relationship with Trileptal...In January it was likely due to a day of traveling (driving and flight) that caused a couple of them. My problem was the kidney...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-07-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By Travis from MN
Into V EEG again!!

Well, saw the doc yesterday. He wants to get me in for another video EEG (5-7 days) ASAP. He wanted to start this week. I was able to get in Tuesday... So I can still do the cabin and Grad party...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-07-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Travis from MN
It gets even MORE interesting... Let me start a...

It gets even MORE interesting... Let me start a new thread...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 07-06-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Travis from MN
Was told the outcome yesterday... sorry for not...

Was told the outcome yesterday... sorry for not posting then.

Snoring exists, but is not frequent. No clinical or subclinical seizures
The tech noted a spike on the EEG, however I have ALWAYS...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-22-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Travis from MN
I will say when toxic due to medication issues I...

I will say when toxic due to medication issues I have had balance problems. About 10 years ago it lasted for over a month! That instance was due to a medication that my body didn't like, and...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-22-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Travis from MN
Well... Lets just say the clinic didn't go the...

Well... Lets just say the clinic didn't go the best. Took a substantial time to wire me. I couldn't fall asleep that evening very well. I guess from what the tech said I showed REM sleep (bus sure...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-20-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Travis from MN
CPAP sleep study

Heading for a night at a sleep clinic. They will have me on a 16 contact monitor.

Hard to explain even to my Neuro (and old Neuro at the sleep ctr). My sleep issues are not constant is the...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-15-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Travis from MN
How could we forget DAVE!

How could we forget DAVE!
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 06-15-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By Travis from MN
Good to hear! I have not been seizure free as...

Good to hear! I have not been seizure free as long as I have recently.

I had a whopper in March (well, 2); and with the change in meds I have run until beginning of this week seizure free. Had a...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-26-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Travis from MN
I've been on it for... (sheesh can't think!)...

I've been on it for... (sheesh can't think!) under 2 years. They have me up to 2400/day. Hard to say if problems have been caused BY it (I'm on 3 others!). I'm at my limit for what I can take. ...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 05-16-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Travis from MN
Linnie, I'm thinking the Tom Cruise movie...

Linnie, I'm thinking the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report, 1984, or Brainwave regarding that! :) Don't scare me with the way today's world has been moving.

In some cases, I can see...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-25-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Travis from MN
The old board, as in previous (old) computer...

The old board, as in previous (old) computer tech... I was trying to be sarcastic, however that didn't seem to carry over.

The early generation of modems you grabbed the handset from the phone...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-23-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Travis from MN
Are you headed back to punch cards and acoustical...

Are you headed back to punch cards and acoustical modems as well Lor?

--Travis
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Travis from MN
Does she have a Neurologist or Epileptologist to...

Does she have a Neurologist or Epileptologist to conduct the testing/evaluations? I found that it can make a major difference here. An epileptologist is trained the same way a neurologist is, but...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 04-09-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,490
Posted By Travis from MN
I'm so sorry Tiger. I've been single longer than...

I'm so sorry Tiger. I've been single longer than I like... But I have do desire to get on the dating scene either.

Good grief! What do we (epileptics) need to do?!? Put out a media blitz on...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 02-22-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,784
Posted By Travis from MN
This last batch that hit in the midwest south of...

This last batch that hit in the midwest south of the Minneapolis airport my sister had over 19 inches! when the majority of the storm was over, they reported 8.5 inches by me in central MN. We had...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 02-19-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Travis from MN
I was able to qualify for both Disability and...

I was able to qualify for both Disability and SSI. I had a lot of evidence in my favor. Up until then I had been on 6 medications I think, maybe 7. Hospital papers, reports from the ER, plus my...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 11-28-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By Travis from MN
I'll back you up on having problems with generic...

I'll back you up on having problems with generic phenytoin. I had low levels and 3 ER visits due to generic!! It also caused toxic like symptoms due to how the generic was made.

When I switched...
Forum: Epilepsy Forums 11-28-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Travis from MN
The SUDEP was mentioned by others above. It has...

The SUDEP was mentioned by others above. It has not been given a lot of research. In Europe, and at a world renown hospital in the US were the only two studies I heard about for it. More today is...
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