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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Tracy. R | 2015-09-03 02:41 | 6 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,  I'm Tracy and I am a 42 year old female. I have not officially been diagnosed with epilepsy but want to see if anyone else is or has dealt with what is happening to me. In March 2015 I had...

Created By: Sijones210 | 2015-08-18 15:53 | 36 Views | 0 Comments

I am hoping to get put on birth control again soon, but my doctor always says Carbamazepine lowers the effectiveness of the birth control. They say if they up the dosage of the birth control it...

Created By: cpritch87 | 2015-08-14 14:21 | 90 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone!

I am a 28 year old female and I started having seizures in November of 2014. I had been on birth control for about 9 years and had gone off of that about 3 months before I...

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Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-29 16:57 | 106 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Ladies,

i had been switching meds for the last 5-6 months, I used to be on Depakote for many years, we'll I switched to Lamotrogine which didn't controlled my Myoclonics then dr. Added...

Created By: Samkayw | 2015-07-26 19:00 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all! I'm not pregnant yet but recently I have been toying around with the idea of having a natural birth(no pain meds)when the time comes and I'm wondering if anyone has ever done this? I can't...

Created By: Ashley Marie | 2015-07-21 02:17 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Ashley. I have suffered from partial seizures since I was around 5 with my first spell causing me to almost fall to my knees while I was at a family get together. The room was...

Created By: ejsweatt | 2015-07-15 09:44 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I have grown up having seizures all my life from a low pain threshold (so only when I got hurt). 10 years ago I was in an ATV accident and now have scar tissue on my temporal lobe. I didn't start...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-12 18:19 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

hi, my name is Lupe I was diagnosed with JME when I was 15 I am 39 now I was on Depakote for over 16 years and worked very well I was seizure free. I always wanted to get pregnant but Depakote was...

Created By: pmicky | 2015-07-09 14:53 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

Hi ladies! I'm a 19 year old female diagnosed with JME 3 years ago with month actually. I've been on the same medication but different dosages since my diagnosis. An offbrand drug called...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-08 14:09 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

hello,

I have JME anyone in combination of Lamotrogine and Depakote??

Created By: Mary Lacey | 2015-06-22 16:56 | 182 Views | 0 Comments

I am now 59, and have had catamenial seizures since I was 15.  They stopped in 2002.  I have been seizure free (except on seizure in 2012 where I forgot my medication for 13 years.  How I was...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-06-22 13:13 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with JME when I was 15 I'm 39 and been on Depakote for about 16 years, it worked well on no seizures at all. I decided to switched to Lamictal a few months ago, and I don't think...

Created By: keithdee6259@gmail.com | 2015-06-18 09:05 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

I've been having these seizures 18 years, it took me a long time to find out the reason why I was having these seizures. I keep a log,where I would write down when I had a seizure, I had them...

Created By: joyinmyheart9702@verizon.net | 2015-06-16 00:32 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

One year ago Feb 2014 I had brain surgery. I had a craniotomy having 2 tumors-1 behind my left eye into my optic nerve & 1 in my temporal lobe. All but a small amt of the behind my eye was...

Created By: kalinagilbert@gmail.com | 2015-06-11 23:58 | 210 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I've looked online at other support forums and such, and it doesn't seem I'm alone, but is there anyone else who thinks being on lamictal makes it harder to have an orgasm?  I'...

Created By: chefsteph2010@att.net | 2015-06-07 22:10 | 238 Views | 1 Comment

I'm newly diagnosed with seizures, had the first of three on February 21st, 2015.  It was a normal work day for me, with a normal amount of stress for my job (hotel management) and a headache.  ...

Created By: MYKA | 2015-06-02 00:30 | 184 Views | 0 Comments

Hi My Name is Myka. Ive had epilepsy since i was 25 years old. Currently i am on keppra and tegrotol. My seizures come and go. I may have a full generalized tonic clonic every 2 months or i could...

Created By: volley.girl.11@hotmail.com | 2015-05-24 03:09 | 239 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! My best friend has epilepsy and is a new mom. She doesn't have access to the internet so i am posting this for her. She has JME and has petit mals a lot but sometimes she does have grand mals...

Created By: Ragarwal | 2015-05-23 00:39 | 266 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! I'm 33 years old and was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 9. I have been on tegretol, topomax, keppra, phenobarbital and lamictal. I was pretty much seizure free till I got pregnant in...

Created By: aaswallow15 | 2015-05-21 05:35 | 268 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I have had Epilepsy all my life.I have had seizures since I was 2 yrs old.The doctors thought I had grew out of it at the age of 14.I thought I did to but 6 to 7 years later I had 2 grand mal...

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