I'm 40 now. I was first diagnosed with some sort of seizure disorder (later to be found as JME) at about 15-ish. Over the years I went through Depakote, Klonopin, and Dilantin. All of which did little to no good, with the added side effects of hair loss, puffy gums, and so forth.
Please read on for how easy it is to get caught up in drudgery and letting opinions keep you in place, when just keeping at it can eventually find you a way out. I know it can't happen for everyone as Epilepsy is a very unique and case-by-case condition, but it is still important:
The main problem was that Dilantin, my 3rd Neurologists answer to my problem, was working to a degree. Better than the rest had although it...