My epilepsy started when I was 18 years old. My father was also an epileptic and his problems began at the same age. I don’t have the same kind of attacks though. If I had to describe the attacks I have had, I’d have to say that I have 2 kinds of epilepsy.
One kind of attack lasts for about 5 seconds and I am not unconscious. There’s just a feeling like when you go down the stairs and you think that there is one more step but there isn’t. It’s something like that – you get a shock, but that’s it. The other kind of attack really frightened me. I could sometimes tell about an one hour before that it was going to happen. I’d get a nervous feeling without cause. The period about 2-5 minutes before the attack is hard to describe. I am very afraid. It is like being in a movie – I am not really there. I can hear everything and I am able to answer questions but I have a hard time seeing where I am (not that I am blind but my vision doesn’t seem to move at the same speed as I do). Then I lose consciousness for about 1 to 2 minutes. I have been told I hit with my arms and legs but strangely enough, I don’t shake – I hit, then I soil myself. Slowly, I start to hear again but I am not able to answer. Then I am back to reality. I am very cold and tired afterwards and have to sleep. I feel ashamed and very sad.
I have medicine – but I had to ask myself – what is worse, the medication or the disease? I got all the side effects – I mean every one of them. Red spots on my legs, depression, hunger, aggressiveness and so on and so on. Then I heard about Sevenpointfive and decided to quit the medicine (not at once, but gradually), and start the supplements. The first 4 days were a nightmare, but the consultant advised me to go on and push through the detox and assured me it would get better. I threw up, felt feverish and had pain in my bones, but I kept going with the supplements. I haven’t had any attacks since then. I feel happy again and am not afraid to live my life anymore. I feel great.