Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Somnii | 2017-01-23 15:12 | 0 Comments

I hope I'm not violating a rule by re-posting this. I'm just not sure where the best place for this is.

I am a 26 yo female who was just diagnosed with having epilepsy about 3...

Created By: kad28 | 2017-01-17 01:40 | 2 Comments

Hi, I am a 23 year old female and I recently discovered my deja vu/confusion/anxiety/nausea/dizziness episodes to be auras. They have happened for about 5-6 years, very sporadically. I never...

Created By: An24 | 2017-01-14 18:06 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone.

I have recently found out I am 4 weeks pregnant on epilim I j know this is not a good drug at all to have children on. I am on a very low dose of 300mg a day and don't...

Created By: MamaA | 2017-01-13 22:18 | 0 Comments

Ive had Epilepsy for 5 years. Im 37 weeks pregnant and Im starting to really panic about having a seizure while in labor. I havent had a seizure in 10 months. But Im so nervous that because of...

Created By: natdant | 2017-01-10 08:49 | 0 Comments

Hi I am looking for some advice. I am currently 26 weeks pregnant. My pregnancy was well planned. I switched to Lamictal 1 year before getting pregnant and was on 600mg (I metabolize it very...

Created By: Nelly11 | 2017-01-10 07:23 | 0 Comments

Hi im looking for some advice. I am 22 years old and for years been suffering with seizure like episodes. When i was a child i was taken to hospital due to it and even tho no physical tests were...

Created By: c.g | 2017-01-06 14:00 | 1 Comment

I'm a 35 year old female with what is right now seizures that haven't responded to any meds (I'm on 2k keppa 2x a day, 800 of tegtrol 2x and recently added Lyrica 2x a day). This...

Created By: malfeasant67 | 2016-12-31 08:38 | 0 Comments

I know there has been a post on this a few years ago, but I need some updated info if anyone has any. There are quite a few posts in the women's forum on pregnancy, but very few for us older...

Created By: Mel3 | 2016-12-20 16:16 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Melina and I am 21 years old. Last April I got really sick. I had a headache, senstaive to light, sensitive to noise, flew like symptoms. No doctor was able to figure out what it...

Created By: Mel3 | 2016-12-20 16:14 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Melina and I am 21 years old. Last April I got really sick. I had a headache, senstaive to light, sensitive to noise, flew like symptoms. No doctor was able to figure out what it...

Created By: Lexb8017 | 2016-12-19 22:09 | 0 Comments

This year I was diagnosed with epilepsy in April which has been very hard. I have been on 4 different medications and have finally been ok until the past 3 weeks. I'm on 200mg of Lamictal and...

Created By: jme_2009 | 2016-12-15 12:05 | 0 Comments

I am just over 7 weeks pregnant. I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 18 and it has been fairly well controlled with 1,000 mg of Keppra twice daily. Before trying to...

Created By: grunak | 2016-12-14 14:30 | 0 Comments

Question???? Anyone that has experience with using medical marijuana for seizures.
I have heard that marijuana can help seizures but also have heard it can make seizures worse.
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Created By: Effieadler | 2016-12-08 05:55 | 0 Comments

My brother is suffering from epilepsy for past 1 year. It's to say he has seizures during night and even during day time. He is unmarried and is now 58. We find it very difficult to get hold...

Created By: frannyk | 2016-12-07 16:37 | 0 Comments

Hello!

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy a few months ago and I'm wondering if anyone else has had Keppra affect their menstrual cycle. I am over 5 days late now (very unlikely I...

Created By: franlowe | 2016-12-05 23:08 | 1 Comment

I care for my 25 yr old daughter who had her first seizure 5 years ago. She had just begun college and was beginning to live her life. Now at 25 she cannot work, study or take care of herself. Soc...

Created By: JMorley133 | 2016-12-05 15:38 | 1 Comment

Hi all

Just joined the group, and recently I am in need of some support from others with Epilepsy, and see where we can identify with one another. I've was diagnosed 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...

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