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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Mary Lacey | 2015-06-22 16:56 | 60 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 | 36 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 | 51 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 | 48 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 | 81 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 | 96 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 | 95 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 | 131 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 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

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 | 166 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...

Created By: fran13 | 2015-05-19 22:21 | 149 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all just been diagnosed with generalized epilepsy yesterday and started on epilim.ive been taking magnesium and calcium for years as it helps with symptoms.i dont eat dairy.is it ok to continue...

Created By: jpmcclure | 2015-05-19 19:42 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

Hi completely new to all of this not even sure if any one will see my question, my son is 16 in July and was diagnosed with epilepsy in April, hes currently taking tegretol, 500mg day to be...

Created By: missc1844 | 2015-05-15 18:34 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

hi,

I have a neurologist appointment at the end of next week and it is making me feel very anxious.

I am 34, have been on tegretol XR 600mg, for temporal lobe seizures, since 2006...

Created By: fran13 | 2015-05-14 04:48 | 149 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all ive been having seizures on and off past 12 years.i'm 35.unsure of cause but seeing a neuro next week.
What I want to know is do I need to go to emergency if I have a seizure that I...

Created By: sonjabultynck@gmail.com | 2015-05-13 03:32 | 151 Views | 0 Comments

My Point of View: Put Mommy's health first! You need to be at your best in order to give your little one all your love and everything baby needs. Most of us would chose to nurse and would even...

Created By: Lisa888 | 2015-05-07 16:23 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone on Lamictal tried IVF?  I am starting my 1st (and hopefully only!) cycle, and I would love to hear about other people's experiences!

Created By: chrystellecronje@gmail.com | 2015-05-02 06:23 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy at 15. I started off with Epilim, but the side-effects are just terrible. I am now 32 and my epilepsy is still not completely under control. I've...

Created By: et23 | 2015-04-29 21:19 | 172 Views | 1 Comment

If diagnosed with simple partial seizures do I have to go on medication? Is there alternative methods such as diet or something like that to lessen seizure occurrence? Can the Dr take my license...

Created By: ln | 2015-04-28 18:02 | 170 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all,

I've been taking Keppra for about a month and overall, it's been a great experience. The only down side is that I've recently started dealing with insomnia. My guess is that it...

Created By: sphillips18 | 2015-04-22 17:52 | 243 Views | 4 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 11 years old and it was always well controlled with the lowest dosage of tegretol(200 mg twice a day) even though I went against my doctors orders for 5-6...

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