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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: tinmaine | 2016-01-21 12:47 | 70 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 47 year old adult female and I have only had two seizures, and the first one was only an "aura".  My aura was almost purely visual.  It felt like I was standing still and everything was...

Created By: slyalys | 2016-01-21 12:23 | 66 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone else had a seizure while driving? My neurolgist's PA sort of shrugged it off, and said you can drive in 3 months (I live in Texas). I have never had a seizure while driving. It was just...

Created By: Kells621 | 2016-01-20 14:38 | 62 Views | 0 Comments

I'm hoping to start trying to getting pregnant about a year from now. I have epilepsy and am really worried. I have communicated all my worries to my neurologist and family doctor, but still would...

Created By: trured | 2016-01-18 14:52 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

Hi guys,

I was just diagnosed last week and told my siezures are tonic clonic seizures. Can anyone tell me about Lamotrigine? Is anyone on this medication and if so how are you doing on it...

Created By: rginairvin62@gmail.com | 2016-01-16 09:35 | 66 Views | 0 Comments

When I decided to have a child my seizures started when I had gotten pregnant they started I had them everyday some were grand-mals. After I came out of the grand-mal seizures I had gotten a bad...

Created By: clholmes | 2016-01-14 12:13 | 60 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,
I'm 34 and a year ago I had a partial seizure, but nothing till November of 2015.

I used to be on heavy painkillers for a chronic pain disorder in my sympathetic nervous system,...

Created By: PDD | 2016-01-13 18:43 | 80 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I would like to bring to your attention a very specific case of epileptic-like seizures - with hope and big appeal that someone of you could help me and my family by sharing...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-08 08:31 | 64 Views | 1 Comment

My neurologist said he suspects the reason I suddenly started having these complex partial seizures at age 35 is a chemical imbalance. I'm on keppra 1000 mg a day. Its working for the most part...

Created By: SandersC | 2016-01-07 10:34 | 67 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

I have gone ten years seizure free thanks to Lamictal and Keppra. The insurance I'm currently on made me pay full price for these meds until we hit our deductible of $3500 and...

Created By: AccioLovely | 2016-01-04 23:01 | 87 Views | 1 Comment

I've been free from my seizure-like events for a couple of weeks (at least to my knowledge), but the constant dizziness, shakiness, and migraines are still there constantly.

It's awful and...

Created By: poodlepaws | 2016-01-04 00:56 | 71 Views | 0 Comments

A few months ago I was unofficially diagnosed with partial seizures. It has not been confirmed with an EEG because I didn't have an episode during my test. I was put on Ativan after going to the...

Created By: amp15 | 2015-12-28 18:26 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

Next week I'm going away with friends, and the flight is not long only about 3 hours BUT, leaving at 4:00 am. Wondering if anyone has tips about their experiences trying to...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-12-27 00:17 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

I am currently taking 3000 generic Keppra and my doctor wants to raise my generic lamictal to 600 mg. Is this considered high? What types of side affects should I watch for toxity.

 

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Created By: brittanylt01 | 2015-12-22 18:58 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my name is Brittany, and I am 17. When i was 3 i was diagnosed with petit mal and it only happened every so often. After, when i was about 15 or 16 i got my first period and a couple months...

Created By: Agholdr2205 | 2015-12-20 03:22 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

When I was deciding what birth control to get, I had a very limited selection because Lamictal and any form of estrogen are never compatible.  The majority of birth control options will cut...

Created By: daniellaperez21 | 2015-12-14 16:54 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Hey, my name is Daniella and I'm 22yrs old. I've been having seizures since I was 15 and I was diagnosed with Grand-Mal seizures at 18. Recently my seizures have been really different from my...

Created By: jessy31 | 2015-12-06 05:44 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hello my name is jess I'm 31 years old and have four children under 8. I was diagnosed 13 years ago and was only having absent seizures but a year ago I started having tonics and many other types...

Created By: LindseyF | 2015-11-26 17:02 | 100 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I'm new here, 23 years old and was diagnosed 6 months ago with Epilepsy. I had 1-2 lost time episodes a month, but after having a sleep deprived EEG I now have regular seizures....

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-11-24 20:41 | 121 Views | 1 Comment

Haven't posted here for a while, but am now seeing increased activity of grandmal seizures. I had only had myoclonic and petit mal seizures for the last several years. Although, they at time have...

Created By: Mpm001 | 2015-11-24 18:51 | 110 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I have am newly diagnosed with complex partial epilepsy, and I am a first time mom, throughout the first semester I only took a total of 100mg of Lamictal and I am really nervous about the...

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