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jessica.bonner01@gmail.com

Diagnosed with myoclonic epilepsy

Hi my name is Jess,

I'm 25 and I've been diagnosed

with myoclonic epilepsy. I was diagnosed 2 years ago and just realized it. All of my eegs were normal, my neurologist went off my symptoms. Shoulder jerking when riding in the car through sunlight through the trees, shoulder jerking during strobe lights, shoulder jerking while watching movies with red and blue flashing lights police cars, police cars in general, playing videogames, watching music videos with flashing lights, and listening to Kanye West Power song. My hand jerks also in the morning in addition to head jerking before my period. I had these symptoms simce I was 13. i don't get abscence seizures or tonic clonic seizures. Could this be Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy?

I have a weird brain because I also have ADHD,  Autism Spectrum Disorder, Migraines, and Schizophrenia. I'm on Depakote 250 mg twice a day. Does anyone know a good medication for JME or Myoclonic Epilepsy? Does this sound like JME?

Thanks for your help,

Jess

 

 

 

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