Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Pinki | 2016-12-02 17:03 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone

I am ion levetaracitam 750mg twice daily and folic acid 4000mcg
Planning to get pregnant.
Do I need to take prenatal also along with folic acid?

Created By: manderrx | 2016-12-01 19:07 | 0 Comments

I've read a lot of things on here about people with epilepsy and birth control horror stories but I felt like none really fit me and my epilepsy so I signed up to the board to ask my own...

Created By: culprit15 | 2016-11-24 22:25 | 0 Comments

I have right TLE, and for the most part it's controlled. Though I've noticed that around the time of my period I experience seizure "symptoms" -- jerks/spasms when I'm...

Created By: croux1 | 2016-11-23 04:49 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,
I would really appreciate some help and guidance
I am 25 y.o and 13 weeks 3 days pregnant
My epilepsy was diagnosed at 18 where I had a few grand-map seizures all...

Created By: Samkayw | 2016-11-19 13:35 | 0 Comments

I am not currently pregnant but I will hopefully be starting a family within the next couple years and would like to be as informed as possible. I am wondering if any moms on here breastfed their...

Created By: Broshia07769 | 2016-11-18 16:14 | 0 Comments

I have been having episodes in my sleep for the last 12 years.
They always occur when I am sleeping, almost always occur while I am dreaming, and seem to be tonic-clonic. I will be jarred...

Created By: cheyenne0620 | 2016-11-17 14:40 | 0 Comments

I am looking for anyone that is or has been pregnant while on the medicine Carbatrol. I am 9 weeks pregnant & very concerned at the baby cause I know with Carbatrol come a lot of risks...

Created By: Mary1972 | 2016-11-16 10:46 | 0 Comments

I am 44, as an infant I was diag with Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I have not had an seizure since I was 5 that I am aware of. Lately I have noticed that I am starting to have some changes and I...

Created By: harrissuzy | 2016-11-14 11:19 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

I'm new to this forum and I would love some help if at all possible please.
I'm on 1100MG of Tegretol Slow Release a day, I've been on it for just under 10...

Created By: KatyDixon | 2016-11-12 05:17 | 0 Comments

Hello, I am currently researching into Epilepsy in Pregnancy and am looking for women who have either had a baby, are pregnant or thinking about starting to think about starting a family to take...

Created By: roly04 | 2016-11-10 08:50 | 1 Comment

Hi,I’m 29 female. I have been married last year. I'm taking 100mg topiramate daily.
I have a question and need advice.
my first seizure was watching T.V(Pokemon) when I was 11. I...

Created By: hmsmith26 | 2016-11-05 09:04 | 1 Comment

I am 28 years old and have never had a license. I started having convulsive episodes when I was 17 and I have been told different things. My current neurologist says I have pseudo seizures because...

Created By: Samkayw | 2016-10-31 19:43 | 0 Comments

I will be starting a family within the next year hopefully and I wanted to get some feedback from ladies who have already had children. My epilepsy is well controlled and had been for 10 years(...

Created By: Dragomedic727 | 2016-10-24 01:22 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, my wife started having seizures right when she got pregnant with our only child. SINCE then the seizures haven't stop. She started taking keppra, then depakote, dilantin,...

Created By: Ascare26 | 2016-10-24 01:18 | 1 Comment

I've had epilepsy since I was 15. I have all different types of seizures. My trigger has been lack of sleep and alcohol.

Starting a few years ago I began having dizziness, nausea,...

Created By: carter90 | 2016-10-18 10:49 | 1 Comment

Hi, I have been seizure free for three and a half years and four years seizure free prior to that. After my last seizure I was put back on Lyrica 150mg twice a day.

I would like to start a...

Created By: ESKimo_ | 2016-10-13 12:08 | 1 Comment

We are preparing to start our family - I'm on Keppra for my JME epilepsy and take a multivitamin (with folic acid) and Calcium vitamin daily. Is 400 micrograms of folic acid enough? If...

Created By: Leplatrier | 2016-10-11 20:37 | 0 Comments

Hi all. I recently had a seizure in my bathroom. Needless to say, my face copped quite the beating.
Does anyone have any tips for making the home safer? Specially the kitchen and bathroom...

Created By: Mallory3990 | 2016-10-11 18:15 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was six years old. I always saw a trend through middle school and high school that led me to believe I had catamenial epilepsy. When I was 18...

Created By: kda | 2016-10-06 07:16 | 2 Comments

I'm going through peri-menopause, which may explain why I had an atonic ("drop") seizure in my classroom last week. I'm an instructional assistant working with preschoolers...

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