I Think Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Is Fascinating

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    I first learned about temporal lobe epilepsy when I started doing research on bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder, all of which I have been diagnosed with. I looked up my symptoms individually and as a group, and everything I read...
    PrincessPumpkin81 PrincessPumpkin81
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012

    My TLE Experiences

    I have temporal lobe epilepsy. My seizures are religious in nature. Every time I have a gran mal seizure I have a "vision/hallucination" of me walking with god. He's showing me my city and everything is destroyed. He speaks but after I come out of my seizure I can't remember what...
    Mojeaux86 Mojeaux86
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2013

    My Tle

     I have recently been diagnosed with TLE. Which was no surpirise. Had all the symptoms. The odd thing was....the MRI showed a significant 'chunk' of my right temporal lobe missing. Dr said he had never seen this before. Anyway...he is recommending medication which he said I...
    Jase1012 Jase1012
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2011


    When I was little, I used to have moments when my vision would be blotted out by swirling blacks and browns and oranges, and I would hear someone screaming. I never told anyone. In high school, there were a number of times when I had very vivid visual hallucinations--so vivid...
    evankyle evankyle
    4 Responses Sep 7, 2009
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