getting sodium amatal test on thursday!

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SheenaGirl
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Date Joined Feb 2005
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   Posted 6/17/2005 9:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi everyone! I havent posted in a long time...I finally got to an Epilepsy clinic for 2 and a half weeks and they took me off my meds to study my seizures. Turns out I hve seizures coming from my L. temp. R. temporal and also right frontal lobe so they have scheduled a WADA or sodium amatl test ....freezing first one half then the other and checking language and memory on each side...its pre-surgical procedure to see if I am suitable surgical candidate I believe....has anyone had this procedure if so any advice or thoughts....I am confident about it but nervous..(I hate needles of any sort) thanks for your help! Twilight :-)
TWILIGHT ....love generously...praise loudly...live fully!! (elias porter)\
CP TL Epilepsy, IBS, Obsessive Worrying/Anxiety Attacks/Migraines
 


kayakmom
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Date Joined Jul 2003
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   Posted 6/18/2005 11:45 AM (GMT -7)   
I hope the WADA goes well for you! Some people I have talked to think it is kind of a cool test, others do not like it....Hoping it gets the info you need!!

Ginny

SheenaGirl
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Date Joined Feb 2005
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   Posted 6/18/2005 12:04 PM (GMT -7)   
thank you for your kind words...it makes it not all seem so scary! :-)
TWILIGHT ....love generously...praise loudly...live fully!! (elias porter)\
CP TL Epilepsy, IBS, Obsessive Worrying/Anxiety Attacks/Migraines
 

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