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Have sporadic seizures, may be allergic to cigarette smoke, dizziness, fatigue, light headednes

Hi my name is Stuart I m 31 yrs old & have suffered with Epilepsy since I was 15 when I suddenly fell to the floor & started fitting, many weeks later I had an EEG scan done but all came back clear. Since then my seizures have been sporadic with the worst one(s) being at hospital when I had 4 in one night, i was taking for a CT scan & put onto dyzamepan to sedate me over that weekend. Since then I have had seizures throughout & about 18 months ago I was at the table (mother in law, 2 children) when I had 2 seizures in which my (mother in law) had to extract food from my mouth. Then a few weeks ago the same happended again although this was the first time I knew it was going to happen & again I had 2 seizures but found it more difficult to recover as I couldn t remember how old I was or what day it was my wife said the lights were on but no one was home , so I went to hospital they checked my bloods, done an X-RAY & told me I may be allergic to cigarette smoke?. Since then I have had the following symptoms: dizzy spells, fatigued, mood swings, balance problems, light headed. I have been to the docotrs who explained to me that this would happen as my dosage had been put up I m now up to 5 100mg phenytoin tablets per day. I have researched a lot about epilepsy & have found out about EEG, MRI , CT scans also the possiblity of whether or not that I may be a candidate for VNS If you could advise me that would be great Kind Regards Stuart Read more: Read message WWW.WWWW.WW
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Welcome on health,
•     Anticonvulsive medication to stop seizures
•     Cognitive or behavioral therapy to improve quality of life
•     Physical therapy to slow loss of muscle control
Some complementary treatments may help some people in their efforts to deal with cerebral atrophy. These treatments, sometimes referred to as alternative therapies, are used in conjunction with traditional medical treatments. Complementary treatments are not meant to substitute for full medical care.
Complementary treatments may include:

Massage therapy
Cupping therapy
Majoon Zabeeb 6 gm twice daily
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