I Had a Seizure

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    Couple of months ago,

    I had a seizure. I was walking through the park with my friend, suddenly my head started to hurt and I felt dizzy after that I didn't remember anything. When I woke up, I was surrounded by paramedics and she was crying. She said that I was foaming in my mouth, my eyes were...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 19, 2015

    Epilepsy Is Difficult During Adulthood

    I was diagnosed at age 8, and it wasn't so bad then. A few seizures here and there, (partial complex) over the years. I had an excellent pediatric neurologist (one of the best in the country), and I was well-controlled for the most part, until my medication was changed when I was...
    sweettmaidenn sweettmaidenn
    22-25
    Mar 19, 2011

    Hospital For Testing

    I went for 3 days this week to get epilepsy testing. I know I'm not epileptic, & I told them that, but they insisted that I get testing. I'm glad to be back home, but I'm angry because of the electrodes & glue making my hair fall out possibly. I hope not. They say those weren't...
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2010

    So last night I was out with my friends,

    everything was cool we were smoking in the car and we were going to go drink, until I smoked weed, and then I remember walking down a hallway and then just waking up and not knowing where I was or who I was, why people were asking me questions or what had happened, it was really...
    fastlife22 fastlife22
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    ...

    I had a gran mal seizure when i was in fourth grade... i was with my aunt, uncle, and cousin.. on the way to town after swim lessons.. i remember i was looking out the window.. and it was really bright outside.. the sun was so bright.. the next thing i know, im in an ambulance...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2010

    On my birthday it seems like my life is always

    almost token away from me. Last year I almost died but lucky my mom swerved and missed the poll on my side. This year, I had fell and when I hit this low back part of my head, I landed on the floor and end up having a seizure and be unconscious. It's a scary experience for me...
    domdotcom domdotcom
    18-21, F
    Nov 7, 2015

    My First Seizure..

    My first seizure ever. I'm sitting at my computer at ep talking to Absoluteheaven (which I think I scared the crap out of.. sorry...) I started feeling really warm then I started sweating then I blacked out. I guess my sister saw me or heard me when I fell. Went to the hospital...
    sheepey sheepey
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2011

    Blackout

    December 9th, the day of my seizure, was a Thursday, and I returned to school on Friday December 10th. Walking in to school, I felt all eyes on me. It was like the whole school knew. The entire school probably did know, but that is to be expected with a small alternative school...
    SynonymOfAntonym SynonymOfAntonym
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2011

    I had a seizure a week ago,

    I was in my room laying on my bed. I was watching TV, while watching tv I felt dizzy, then blackout. I fell back, I started to shake uncontrollably my eyes were rolled back, my friend was downstairs at that time. She went upstairs to my room and saw me having a seizure, she...
    nguyenelaine1001 nguyenelaine1001
    16-17, F
    Sep 2, 2015

    I Started Having Seizures When I Was Eight Yrs Old

    i started having seizures when i was eight years old. Only i didn't know i was having  a seizures i was new in the united states and didn't know alto of English when i went to the doctor with my mother they told us that i had res muses syndrome i had to have the life threatening...
    cuteturkish cuteturkish
    18-21
    1 Response Feb 16, 2011

    Seizure Day

    The story starts the night before. A friend of mines parents were out of town so we decided to have a nice few casual drinks but… that’s not what happened. One bottle of jack and some DDR later it was time to go home. My DD got me home safe and I went to sleep thinking about...
    gbw767 gbw767
    22-25, M
    Apr 21, 2011

    Dissociative Night Seizures

     So I've been an insomniac all my life... until a year ago, when I got married and everything in my life just changed so much for the better that a lot of the things I've had permanent issues with became less prominent, even if they didn't go away entirely. I could do things...
    diddakoi diddakoi
    22-25, F
    Aug 12, 2009

    Just today I had my first real medical

    emergency, and it happened at school of all places. For about three days I've had a headache nagging me, a dry scratchy throat, and a runny nose. Last night I had an estimated total of 5 hours of sleep. I'm a sophomore in high school, so I have an independent schedule. 2nd hour...
    italysfinest italysfinest
    16-17, F
    Aug 14, 2015

    I was in my house in my room,

    I was watching tv, my head was starting to hurt but I didn't worry, I was laying on my bed. Then i blackout, my friend came over and saw me on my bed shaking violently, I was shaking, foaming coming out of my mouth and my eyes were roll up. After that I stopped, I didn't...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619
    16-17, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    Embarisment!

    Me and this girl i was freinds with at the time were at the mall renting a movie i went to go get popcorn and some candy! was in a pretty good mood was in one of the aisle when all of a sudden i woke up on the floor my mouth was bleeding and i had peed everywhere ! some old lady...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 28, 2010

    My Interesting Experience - Seizure?

    I'm going to share what I experienced on Saturday, October 5, 2013. I was told it was a seizure but as I was not conscious and I have not had one before, I'm just not sure. It begins with marijuana, as every night has for the past 3 years. I have insomnia and find marijuana to...
    boocharchar boocharchar
    22-25, F
    Oct 8, 2013

    My Seizure Experiences

    Hello everyone, My name is Mathieu, I have been Epileptic since I was 16 y/o, I'd like to share my experiences with you all. It started when I was getting ready for school, shaving my mustache off and BOOM! complete blank...I woke up sometime after, no one was there so nobody...
    volatilemetal volatilemetal
    26-30, M
    May 15, 2013

    So umm ya I had a minor stress attack

    and I started seizuring and stuff..my dad brought me to the hospital and I have to spend the night tonight.
    SamBam16 SamBam16
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 16, 2015

    Life Is Really So Unfair

    Hello everyone,This seizure disorder started when i'm only in my highschool years.... In my journey being a Journalism student, I really don't understand why I'm always attacked by my seizure disorder at our school. This sickness have really change my lifestyle and way of living...
    coc19 coc19
    22-25, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    I had a seizure yesterday

    while I was in the bathroom, I was going to the bathroom to use the toilet then, I went to wash my hands, my head started to hurt and I was dizzy I feel to the floor, my body was stiff and I was shaking uncontrollably, foaming was coming out of my mouth, after that I didn't know...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619
    16-17, F
    Dec 18, 2015
    traebramlett traebramlett
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 26, 2015

    Seizure At Church

    Sunday, I was st church and as we stood up to sing the last hymn, I got a little dizzy and decided to close my eyes for just a second so the room could balance itself. My stomach felt like it just dropped. The next thing I remember, my boyfriend's mom who is an RN is...
    jeliebeenz jeliebeenz
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 27, 2010

    My Mom Told Me She Got Beat Up Today By A Crackhead But She Really Had A Seizure

    So the title pretty much says it all my mother had a seizure and didnt want to tell me. Why? Because she's an alcoholic and I'm pretty sure her drinking is what caused it. I keep telling her she's got a problem and she keeps denying it. Today she said she sees she has a problem...
    Lovehasnolimits Lovehasnolimits
    26-30, F
    May 22, 2013

    We have all the people they sent the cam too A

    store should not pass that out bars talk...since one of your crew got the film and sent it too me Were looking for it on Internet if it's there were gonna sue you Print ..... may your deaths are ones of suffering and great pain until your eyes close print
    FASTANDFURIOUS224 FASTANDFURIOUS224
    51-55, F
    Jun 7, 2015

    Yesterday I had a seizure,

    I was in my class listening to my teacher teaching us math. Then I started to feel funny, and I started to get dizzy. I fell down on the ground, my body was shaking, my eyes were rolled back and there was foam coming out of my mouth. Everyone around me was scared, my teacher ran...
    nguyenelaine1001 nguyenelaine1001
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2015

    I'm Scared To Live In My Own Body

    Last Friday night, I had a tonic clonic drop seizure. Never had anything like this ever happen. It happened in a busy grocery store near my home. From what I have been told, it was very violent, resulting in a ten inch laceration on my scalp. I only remember opening my...
    Becccagirl Becccagirl
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 22, 2012

    "i Had A Seizure For The Very First Time".....

    On Feb of this year it was about 6pm and i was on the phone talking to my one and only friend. I was also on my space and all of a sudden i guess my daughter heard a crash. she ran into the kitchen and i was on the floor having a bad seizure. I never ever had one before. My...
    Anto815 Anto815
    46-50, F
    Mar 16, 2011

    My First and Only Seizure So Far

    Hey, The first time i had a seizure was Jan 30,2009 yea just this year i dont remember having it but i remeber what happened before and after it so here it goes: I had been having headaches on an off for about 2 months ever since dec 08 but i didnt want to go to the doctor for a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

    Crack Seizure

    i had a seizure while i was smoking crack and driving at the same time. luckily i had a friend in the passenger seat. i remember waking up with him staring at me. next thing i remember im at the hospital. then the next thing i remember my parents are in my face telling me im...
    joshua666 joshua666
    26-30, M
    Feb 6, 2010

    I Have a Seizure Disorder..........

     It are not as serious as some disorders. But any seizure can be bad, in many ways.  Mine are caused by one to many blows to the head.  I do not lose conseinceness, and I always know when one is coming so I know to sit my fat butt down quick.  Last night...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    This is unrelated to me.

    This is a question one of my older friends has asked me to ask on here. My 14-year-old friend is wondering wether or not she can get non-epileptic seizures from a 105-106 temperature. And I'm Not talking about Meningitis, I'm talking about the flu. A really bad flu. I've...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13
    16-17, F
    Jan 5, 2015

    I Have Seizures

    10 years ago i was 30 , i flew to LA from my home in the UK. I flew back and felt a bit groggy with the jet lag. anyhow later that week i had a seizure up in my room, i was unconcious , and i was shaking , fitting. i was rushed to hospital where i stayed overnight i seemed ok and...
    defoekeane defoekeane
    36-40, M
    Sep 14, 2013

    Nocturnal Seizure

    I had a seizure after stopping xanax, which I had been taking to sleep.  It was while I was sleeping and the only way I knew was because I woke up on the floor.  That was four years ago.  Since that time I knew something was wrong.  I was having long-term...
    mahniah mahniah
    66-70
    1 Response Jul 31, 2009

    I've neer heard anyone talk about a seizure

    experience like mine, so here goes. I was 11 the first time I got one. I was showering. Then next thing I know, I'm waking up and lying on the shower floor with the shower running still....on me. My body blocked the hole for the water to go through so I was in a kinda mini pool...
    overcomer24 overcomer24
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    I Used To Have Seizures

    It is quite common for children to have a seizure condition that they can grow out of. I was one of those children.My memory of my first seizure is actually different from what actually happened because I never even realized I went unconscious. I thought I continued to interact...
    chrysalid chrysalid
    18-21, F
    Nov 9, 2011

    I Survived My First Seziure

    It was Friday night, and I decided I wanted to make stuffed peppers. So I went to the grocery store, did my shopping, and was waiting in line. The last thing I remember is taking out my check book. I remember feeling happy, I was in a great mood. I woke up on the floor, an...
    Becccagirl Becccagirl
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Dec 5, 2012

    It wasn't serious at all,

    I was in class listening to my teacher when it happened, I had a complex partial seizure. I blacked out for 5 minutes, my friend was sitting across me and saw that I was looking around and was pulling on my clothes, she tap me on my shoulder i looked at her but I didn't say...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619
    16-17, F
    Dec 11, 2015

    I am 23, I live by the beach.

    The other night (two days ago) sleeping at my girls house and we ate some really strong pot brownies before going to sleep. I know what your thinking.. Bad idea! I couldn't fall asleep. What happens next haunts me physically and mentally. I felt so crazy. I felt electricity...
    Wiseman333 Wiseman333
    22-25, M
    Apr 9, 2015

    I just had a seizure

    and hit my head on a counter edge and now it's bleeding :/ it hurts
    vamp1r3 vamp1r3
    13-15, M
    1 Response Mar 24

    First Seizure

    Hi All, I had a seizure back in May at a Dave Matthews Band concert. Since then I have been through multiple tests, on some new medication and haven't had another since the first. I am currently waiting for results of an MRI and have another upcoming EEG as the first one came...
    kaylams kaylams
    22-25, F
    Sep 27, 2013
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