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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 18:12
Starting to forget simple basic words in everyday conversations and I think its because of the grand mals and tremors I have. Ive been diagnosed with epilepsy for a little over 15 years now. Im not currently able to see a neurologist due to insurance issues. Anybody going through anything similar or have heard of a similar story??


Hi, Thank you for posting. We

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2019-11-12 - 08:41
Hi, Thank you for posting. We cannot determine the cause of your recent memory issues. It’s best that you follow-up with your healthcare team to discuss this further and if you experience any changes in side effects, seizure types/frequency, symptoms, behaviors and moods, to determine what individual treatment plan is best for you. It is common for those living with epilepsy to report having difficulties with thinking & memory, so it’s also important that you continue to address those challenges and other concerns you may have with your healthcare team:  Additionally,it may be helpful to keep a journal or a diary. My Seizure Diary: a great tool for tracking seizures, managing medications &side effects, setting reminders, recording medical history, moods, behaviors, recognizing triggers and health events that may affect seizures and wellness, which can be shared with your healthcare team.   We understand it can be challenging and costly to see your provider. For additional assistance please contact our 24/7 Helpline, where trained information specialists are available to answer your questions, offer help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources. 1-800-332-1000, or   

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