Topic: Women With Epilepsy

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...

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...

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