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Magdalena Smith wrote at 2012-10-25 11:36:32
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I am mother of nearly 11 yrs old boy, who was perfectly healthy until mid August 2012 when I saw him on holidays in my mum's playing card game and having holiday fun " acting weird, like frozen for a up to 30 seconds- red in face, flickering eyes, holding his hands). Firstly I didn't think much of it, thought that he plays silly, but was thinking about that at the back of my mind and started wathing him closely. I did found out that it was start of his 1-4 per day of short absence seizures. Got him reffered to pediatrician,got EEG, but was doing plenty of reading and research on internet as the worst feeling is to be totally unable help your own child. I saw him as well having a few seizures where he is little bit "out" after, like not comprehending properly and talking nonsense for 2 minutes. So I came across of article from a doctor explaining that gluten free diet and Zinc supplement can reduce even stop seizures (in rats). So I have started 4 days ago my son on gluten free diet, his seizures reduced from 3 to 1 per day, and after I have added Zinc yesterday, it was his first seizure free day! Bad news: have to see doc. Monday because his EEG showing some changes...I am affraid that I will hear something I don't want to hear.

What really puzzles me how doctors just quickly label everyone who got seizures as "epileptic" without doing essential tests first, like blood count, checkinglevels of gaba amino acid, any hidden infections etc...  

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I can answer questions regarding helping or curing various diseases and ailments as well as make suggestions on what not to do and give my opinion on what traditional medicine says on the subject given. I believe we need doctors for certain problems such as broken bones but I personally have rarely seen a doctor in over ten years. I take over ten supplements per day at age sixty-two. I will do my best to assist in anything from minor infections to major disease but will readily admit when I cannot offer someone any help. I have discovered a fairly novel approach to weightloss in which I have lost ten pounds.


I have been helping heal myself, friends and family for ten years and have studied alternative medicine for fifteen years beginning in approximately 1991.

AA degree Psychology, minor in nursing

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