Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: staringinthestars | 2016-07-15 23:05 | 41 Views | 0 Comments

I am currently 19 weeks pregnant with my first child. As of recently, I have been having a lot of auras. Today was very different. I actually had a full blown out seizure with a tingling sensation...

Created By: missjenteachesart | 2016-07-12 01:38 | 69 Views | 1 Comment

I do not know anyone else who has seizures in my day to day life, so I have come here to find other people to talk too. I do not really know how to start talking about all these very difficult...

Created By: Lisa B. | 2016-07-01 09:23 | 49 Views | 0 Comments

Greetings,
I have been recently diagnosed with complex partial seizures. I wanted to know if anyone is also taking Tamoxifen. This medicine is a preventative for breast cancer. My...

Created By: suomynona | 2016-06-29 06:13 | 90 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, i was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy ~3 years ago when i was 19. I have been taking a homeopathic medicine since then. I get 1 seizure every two months even while taking this...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-06-26 15:21 | 57 Views | 0 Comments

Hey All. I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy after I started having tonic clonic seizures two years ago, since then I've been put on lamotrigine (150mg in the day, 50mg at night) the...

Created By: Cheymariehagar | 2016-06-22 21:48 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 8, I am now 22 and I am still having grand-mal seizures. One thing I have noticed as I am getting older is how much more the seizure is...

Created By: Samkayw | 2016-06-15 13:29 | 59 Views | 0 Comments

I'm not sure if any women on here have periventricular heterotopia(which is the cause for my epilepsy) but I was at my genetics clinic this morning for a follow up appointment as they now...

Created By: wcras | 2016-06-14 20:39 | 63 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone have trouble with this after seizure surgery? I had a rigt temporal lobectomy 5 weeks ago and it feels "dead" down there. We have tried a few things a few times and nothing,...

Created By: Jade ell | 2016-06-13 13:15 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm getting my hair dyed but will need to get it bleached. Does anyone know if this is safe to do or has anyone done the same? I've inly had 2 seizures and take lamotrigine

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Created By: gracie26 | 2016-06-12 04:09 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy in February, but before that I had a sleeping problem called Hypnic Jerk, I never went to the doctors about it & just diagnosed myself by looking it...

Created By: Candireames | 2016-06-11 17:09 | 70 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 31yr old female who had sustained brain damage from strokes as an infant which so far has caused complex partial epilepsy... As a child to younger adult my body was able to keep up and now...

Created By: Samkayw | 2016-06-10 13:51 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

I have always had an anxiety problem ever since I was diagnosed with epilepsy 10 years ago but lately it seems to be getting worse and I'm thinking I should maybe go on a low dose of anxiety...

Created By: lainejay | 2016-06-06 13:12 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

I am 31 weeks pregnant and have had a Tonic Clonic seizure almost every 2 weeks throughout my entire pregnancy. Despite this and Gestational Diabetes bubs is hitting every milestone in the...

Created By: Pignulotta | 2016-06-02 15:05 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm 45 and have had epilepsy since I was 9. Have been married for 21 years and only now has my dr given the "ok" to start ttc (I have been on depakote for over 30 years and am...

Created By: Deeana | 2016-05-29 19:04 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 55 year old woman who started having petit mal seizures in the 80s. I have seizure clusters that are several years apart and really haven't done anything about them. When I had them...

Created By: sam2007 | 2016-05-24 23:27 | 153 Views | 0 Comments

I'm concerned about the well-being of my girlfriend and needed some advice. She is 28 years old (Asian/Indian). When we started dating she had told me that she had fainted about 7 years ago...

Created By: sam2007 | 2016-05-24 23:24 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I'm concerned about the well-being of my girlfriend and needed some advice. She is 28 years old (Asian/Indian). When we started dating she has told me that she had fainted about 7 years ago...

Created By: Ginger1979 | 2016-05-24 02:31 | 148 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, so I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced worsening depression on Keppra. My husband has been doing a lot of digging online and found a bunch or info about keppra and...

Created By: sydtrav | 2016-05-18 18:37 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

Hello! I have some questions concerning episodes I have had over the years. I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia 6 years ago, after having fainting spells in the mornings. I have no record or...

Created By: acerrillo | 2016-05-18 04:50 | 157 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I am a 22 year old female and I have recently been diagnosed with epilepsy within the last 6 months. I started having seizures about a year and a half ago after sex. It didn't happen...

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