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    In this article, they list several different...

    In this article, they list several different medical issues, describing the medical how's and why's that make the risk greater. Then they get to "Neurological Disorders", list a handful, and omit all...
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    Myself, I can't lose any more weight. Depakote...

    Myself, I can't lose any more weight. Depakote already did that to me years ago, and I am at about the minimum level now that I can take. I can see it in their eyes, my epileptologist of 25 years...
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    We are growing lemon and melon cucumbers, and...

    We are growing lemon and melon cucumbers, and can’t believe the yield of the crop. Almost every day we are harvesting 5 or 6 of each. Soon they will peak and produce more!
    The tomato plants are...
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    I am hoping that the original poster might see...

    I am hoping that the original poster might see this.

    Can you be more specific about what kind of neurological communication, and possibly the type of device, or purpose?

    An EEG could be sent...
  5. Thread: Firehorse

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    Currently I am taking a much needed pause in...

    Currently I am taking a much needed pause in Ireland. I will post more on this subject on my return.
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    Hi Porkette, While I was in my hospital bed, I...

    Hi Porkette,

    While I was in my hospital bed, I was doing a lot of reading and research on different techniques of interruptions and interventions that can, or have been successfully used to stop...
  7. Thread: Firehorse

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    Hi there, sorry for the silence. I got out of...

    Hi there, sorry for the silence.

    I got out of the hospital after having some seizures. We learned a lot.
    The doctors immediately gave me lorazepam to stop the ongoing seizures, plus put me back...
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    Yes funnylegs, you found my old post detailing my...

    Yes funnylegs, you found my old post detailing my experience with fighting seizures! That’s probably the best one I have ever put in text. I’m glad it’s there. My memory only will degrade with...
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    The RNS is used for partial onset seizures. The...

    The RNS is used for partial onset seizures. The electrodes are implanted subdurally, with the device just under the scalp. Part of the Telemetry will be to find the focus or foci, so the electrodes...
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    Thanks for the (((hugs))) Rose, my mind feels...

    Thanks for the (((hugs))) Rose, my mind feels like it’s going wild right now. I did spend the day out along about 100 miles of the coast north of San Francisco yesterday to attempt to group my...
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    The thread I started in the epilepsy forum is...

    The thread I started in the epilepsy forum is titled Telemetry Again.
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    I have been out of the loop for a while. Silly...

    I have been out of the loop for a while. Silly me, since what’s up with me has to do with epilepsy and seizures, I posted it in the epilepsy forum! I do however want it to get all the attention as...
  13. I have found a wide variety between some of the...

    I have found a wide variety between some of the strains. There are sativa, or indica dominant strains. The sativa dominant tend to be more stimulating for me, and can induce seizures if they are too...
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    A good explanation of what a 3 Tesla MRI is, can...

    A good explanation of what a 3 Tesla MRI is, can be found here... 3TMRI
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    RNS Candidacy

    Oh yeah, all this is preliminary to candidacy, & making a decision about a “device”. Eventually that “device” could be the RNS which would be programmed with data processesd from the telemetry...
    ...
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    View Post

    At this point, “devices” simply mean my “gadgets” that I am going to be bringing, my iPad, cell phone, and laptop... These will be to keep me from going crazy with boredom, and give me some form of...
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    Telemetry again...

    Next week, on Monday, I will be admitted to the hospital, tapered off my meds, probably sleep deprived, and bored silly until the seizures start... That’s of course what we want. Though the first...
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    Hi funnylegs4, Partial seizures fascinate me,...

    Hi funnylegs4,

    Partial seizures fascinate me, for many reasons. I love to hear detailed descriptions of others' simple partials. They can be so very unique!
    The name "partial seizure" was given...
  19. ((((((Toad))))) I never got tired of hugging...

    ((((((Toad)))))

    I never got tired of hugging the toad!
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    Hello there my BT comrades, Yes Porkette I am...

    Hello there my BT comrades,

    Yes Porkette I am indeed interested!

    I am happy to hear that NY has joined the medical cannabis "free states". I'm sure many people eventually benifit from this,...
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    Definitely appeal the decision. My guess is that...

    Definitely appeal the decision. My guess is that the SSA is just cutting people off to lower expenses. In my experience, they seem to work like insurance companies do, expecting that by doing so,...
  22. Thread: SEX

    by Firehorse
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    PG rated? I suppose you could wear any thong you...

    PG rated? I suppose you could wear any thong you like. The key would be what the layer(s) above consist of.


    Carpe Diem Sapienter

    "Seize the Day Wisely"
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    Well, there is a much to know about me, and my...

    Well, there is a much to know about me, and my 39+ years adventuring into/with neurological disorders.
    I am still compiling, & particularly like how the blog feature has draft saving capabilities. ...
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    All my best to you, as always (((Dan))). I...

    All my best to you, as always (((Dan))).

    I will keep you in my thoughts.
  25. Spooky! I am assuming since everyone's...

    Spooky!

    I am assuming since everyone's seizures are unique, each would have their own "voice".
    It kind of makes me wonder what mine sound like?
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    Hey sandinmyears! I apologize for not replying...

    Hey sandinmyears! I apologize for not replying earlier, I must have missed this thread entirely the past few times I quickly browsed BT. I blame my depression, & intense pain from the kidney stones...
  27. See this article from a few weeks ago: ...

    See this article from a few weeks ago:

    http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/02/111641/marijuana-derived-epilepsy-drug-clinical-trial-children-uncontrolled-seizures
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    Sending my best wishes that way...

    Sending my best wishes that way...
  29. Hiya Rabbit!

    Hiya Rabbit!
  30. Hi, welcome to BrainTalk Communities. I have...

    Hi, welcome to BrainTalk Communities.

    I have some experience with seizures and the medications used to treat them, so I'll let loose with some basics.

    Yes, there are many different types of...
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    Hi Rose, Since you give no description or...

    Hi Rose,

    Since you give no description or observations precursory to the start of the seizure, besides that he was watching a Pink Floyd DVD. The odds of just figuring this out from the...
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    Hi Sue, I regret to hear about the...

    Hi Sue,

    I regret to hear about the difficulties you are having with increased seizures, and any changes thereof. However, I did want you to know there may indeed be some helpful properties to...
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    Congrats on the anniversary! Since you didn't...

    Congrats on the anniversary! Since you didn't say how you feel about the disappearance of the scar, I'll just say, "Whoa!!!" to that.
    I can't imagine what it would be like to live without any short...
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    Sue, A tonic clonic seizure would involve...

    Sue,

    A tonic clonic seizure would involve first a "stiffening" stage, (tonic) then the "shaking" stage, (clonic), which is more accurately described as a "repetitive jerking contraction and...
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    It is quite normal during a seizure for the...

    It is quite normal during a seizure for the person to appear to have breathing problems. This may include that the person may even stop breathing for portion of the seizure, and appear cyanotic....
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    Welcome feelingfoggy, Yes, with the different...

    Welcome feelingfoggy,

    Yes, with the different types of symptoms you have described, this certainly does sound like it could be some kind of partial seizure. The only thing that makes me a bit...
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    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
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    Well, I've been used to doing all the cooking...

    Well, I've been used to doing all the cooking every day since we started going out with each other almost twenty years ago. As the chef, I guess things just worked out best that way. She brings...
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    Well, yesterday, she started to feel a bit under...

    Well, yesterday, she started to feel a bit under the weather. Now, she is exhibiting the symptoms of a the full fledged common cold. At least it has got her to put aside all the work of the report...
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    Hi Porkette, Sorry to hear you are sick. I do...

    Hi Porkette,

    Sorry to hear you are sick. I do agree with you on the point of the parents sending their kids to school sick. I know I usually get whatever is floating around the school. My wife...
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    Glad to hear you are out of the hospital! I...

    Glad to hear you are out of the hospital!

    I wish you the best during your recuperation phase.

    Have a
    *happy thanksgiving
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    Yes, I agree. Wow! I can surely empathize...

    Yes, I agree. Wow!

    I can surely empathize with your situation Tiger. I have recently had some medically traumatic experiences myself. Though thankfully none that had to do with the pulmonary...
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    Thanks for all the well wishes, it means a lot....

    Thanks for all the well wishes, it means a lot.
    Linnie, yes, I normally have a fairly long aura before a generalized tonic clonic seizure.
    In this case, my intent was to make it to the back seat...
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    One heck of a Monday!

    Monday I had one heck of a seizure just outside a local grocery store. This of course caused me to do a nose dive into the cement, in doing so, not only scraped up my face, hands, knees, but the...
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    I don't know if it's because of the change in...

    I don't know if it's because of the change in seasons, but I'm definitely having an increase in seizures lately. I've had to have an increase in my dosage of Topamax. Hopefully that will do the...
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    Social Security

    A retired gentleman went to the social security office to apply for Social Security.

    The woman behind the counter asked him for his driver's license to verify his age. He looked in his pockets...
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    I just had a tonic clonic on tuesday. But...

    I just had a tonic clonic on tuesday.

    But what the heck, life goes on...

    I don't know exactly how many years have gone by since I got past that stage, but I remember how depressed I was before...
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    Sorry you didn't like the joke Lara. I do hope...

    Sorry you didn't like the joke Lara. I do hope you are seeing it as just that, and nothing to take seriously at all.
    I found it amusing when It was passed on to me, so I though I'd repost it here...
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    Impossible to Please...

    A group of girlfriends are on vacation when they see a 5-story hotel with a sign that reads: "For Women Only." Since they are without their boyfriends and husbands, they decide to go in.

    The...
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    Perfect Pesto

    I am a fan of quick, tasty, easy to cook dinners. I am also a fan of fresh pasta. I am lucky, I have a store near me that sells fresh pasta sheets that they will cut to order, or when I am making...
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    Will someone come visit me???

    I recently visited a mental asylum and I asked the director, "How can you know when a person needs to be institutionalized?" He said, "Well, we fill a bathtub with water and we offer them a teaspoon,...
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    Chat Moderator #1, Please don't take my post...

    Chat Moderator #1,

    Please don't take my post here as serious...

    Nothing in it is fact. It is a joke, hence the post in the Comic Relief forum....
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    I'm running on pacific time. Also, I tend to be...

    I'm running on pacific time. Also, I tend to be a night owl.
  54. Thread: Chris's pics

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    Nice pics. You should make an album in your...

    Nice pics. You should make an album in your profile.
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    East Coast Earthquack

    The Weather (or not) Channel says yesterday's east coast earthquake was caused by an unknown fault line running under D.C. and through Virginia. Preliminary reports say is now being called Obama's...
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    I saw on the index page that you were in there...

    I saw on the index page that you were in there earlier, so I went in, but by the time I got in, you had exited! lol

    Dumb luck!
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    At the bottom of the forum index page, it gives a...

    At the bottom of the forum index page, it gives a statistic of who's in the chats.
  58. Thread: Fosamax

    by Firehorse
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    I took Fosamax, and also the generic, for about...

    I took Fosamax, and also the generic, for about 6-8 months to treat avascular necrosis of the hip. My Orthopedic surgeon did warn me of the possible side effect of causing osteonecrosis of the jaw,...
  59. Thread: Roll Call

    by Firehorse
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    Hiya Salsa, Tattoo, Travis, Lindy, & jingle...

    Hiya Salsa, Tattoo, Travis, Lindy, & jingle *silverbells

    Great too see more are finding there way back here.

    I have to agree with HowdyDave, there are a few bugs here.
    But it seems there...
  60. Thread: Roll Call

    by Firehorse
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    Hi everybody, Glad you all could make it! ...

    Hi everybody,

    Glad you all could make it!

    Am looking forward to seeing many of our old friends back here.

    *hug
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    Hi Porkette, Yes, it is great to have BT up...

    Hi Porkette,

    Yes, it is great to have BT up and running again.
    Sorry to hear about the seasonal increased seizures.
    Perhaps you should take a vacation out here to California where we have...
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