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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Margaret148 | 2017-09-14 15:39 | 6 Comments

I am 46 years old and I just started having seizures two months ago. I was driving when I had the first. Then had another within 24 hours and another within 24 hours of that. I was put on Depakote...

Created By: Yukonwanderer | 2017-09-14 00:34 | 0 Comments

Does anyone know if there are any long term mental health effects (higher risk of depression, anxiety, etc) in adulthood if someone has suffered from childhood epilepsy but is now seizure free?...

Created By: MusicMama | 2017-08-22 11:13 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm completely new here...my 20year old daughter has just begun having seizures and her neurologist said it is likely a form of epilepsy. She had one last September, and another...

Created By: Bugshoes2 | 2017-08-19 09:42 | 0 Comments

Hi I'm Krishelle I suffer from epilepsy. I have been since I was 1.5yrs old and I'm almost 21 in a few days. In October I went to the hospital to have a EEG done for a week. The test...

Created By: MYKA | 2017-08-14 19:13 | 0 Comments

Hello. I have had grand mal seizures since 2005 when I was 25 years old. Most of my seizures occur during the early evenings between 5pm-7pm. I have had a total of 40 seizures since then. I have...

Created By: Gamerfitmom | 2017-08-08 14:47 | 2 Comments

I've been having muscle spasms like jerks in my fingers toes arms thighs it's not uncontrolled but it happens in waves. I never had a seziure before that I know of but I'm scared I...

Created By: joanne1994 | 2017-07-26 07:31 | 0 Comments

Hi I am a 46 year old wome who just been told I am going though my menopause I have been having more aurors and seizures and have had to go back to bed every time as they drain me, as they have...

Created By: Lexi29 | 2017-07-22 21:00 | 0 Comments

My name is Alexis Evarts, I suffer from Epilepsy. I currently have anywhere from 15- 30 seizures per day. The majority of them are myoclonic and absence seizures, but I usually have at least 5...

Created By: ari_596fd470c7816 | 2017-07-19 17:54 | 1 Comment

Hi all,

So I see a lot about the health of the infant and all... What about mothers? How is it to have a high-risk pregnancy? Is there an elevated risk of death in childbirth? I hear about...

Created By: Mary1972 | 2017-07-18 10:33 | 0 Comments

I have a question about my Left Temporal Lobe epilepsy, I am 45 I have not had a "seizure" since I was little. But I am starting to have some headaches on my left temporal. Does Epilepsy...

Created By: Falco2017 | 2017-07-05 11:01 | 0 Comments

I just found out I am in my first month of pregnancy and am taking Depakote. My doctor immediately started to wean me off of that medication due to it being a Category X drug. I am still going to...

Created By: Samkayw | 2017-07-01 20:47 | 1 Comment

Which route did you choose to go when you had babies? I realize with formula the baby won't be getting any of your medication but on the other hand they say breastfed is best and I've...

Created By: ArthurS | 2017-07-01 04:11 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

I'm trying to help my mom. She's been having seizures for about 5 years now. We went through so many neurologists and she's tried different meds from...

Created By: elleblack | 2017-06-20 12:43 | 4 Comments

Hello all. My principal question for the group is whether or not anyone has had luck phasing totally off medicines for the length of a pregnancy and been seizure free. A little personal context...

Created By: marykateray | 2017-06-19 22:53 | 1 Comment

Hi, Im 20 yrs old on topamax 150mg x2 a day. I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 years ago. My neurologists don't know what kind of epilepsy i have. But everytime i have a seizure its a...

Created By: Nikkicole85 | 2017-06-18 01:19 | 7 Comments

I was just diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy and I'm still trying to adjust and accept it. Some days I feel as though I'm living in a state of early dementia. Although I am married I...

Created By: Gilleonard | 2017-06-17 15:17 | 3 Comments

Hi, I am on 500 mg of Keppra daily, I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2012. Since October 2015 I have missed the odd period and my period has become very light, now I have missed two month in a row...

Created By: nmknight | 2017-06-15 12:01 | 1 Comment

Hi! I am new to this site so I hope that I am at the right place. I would like some feedback about taking Lamictal while breastfeeding. I am 32 weeks and am currently taking 175mg twice a day and...

Created By: mescue | 2017-06-11 14:13 | 1 Comment

Hello! New to this website, but have been dealing with epilepsy for 12 years. Recently I have been diagnosed with pcos. After trying clomid for a month I got pregnant but lost our sweet angel at 5...

Created By: Makena4321 | 2017-06-09 15:30 | 0 Comments

Hi, I take 100mg of Lamictal Seizure medicine. I've been looking for all forms of birth control. I took an oral birth control in 2012 my freshman year in College it was the lowest does 10mg...

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