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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

lip-smacking, Deja Vu, fear episodes

06/2020 | 4 Comments

Hi all, I have noticed that my wife (30 years old) makes lip-smacking sound often when she is asleep with rare jerks, sometimes she wakes up screaming...
Questions about having epilepsy and kids

06/2020 | 0 Comments

Hi there. I'm getting married in a few months and although we're not planning on having kids right away, I just wanted to get an idea of how epileptic...

06/2020 | 4 Comments

Hello everybody! I am very concern about my life. I am 28 ys old, i found i ve got epilepsy 2 ys ago after i had an episode of blackout and urine...
Meds or no meds?

05/2020 | 2 Comments

I'm wondering how many of you went off your meds while you were pregnant? I have been seizure free for 10 years but I've also been on meds this whole...
Possible Hormonal tle and adhd

05/2020 | 2 Comments

Im currently 30 and have been on a medication for my adhd since i was 11. (Concerta) A few years back i started having werid episodes of deja vu. I...
Feeling seizure activity when Tired

04/2020 | 1 Comments

Hello everyone. I am just curious. I have JME juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy and I struggle a lot in the mornings if I have to wake up early. I feel a...
Epilepsy & Pregnancy

04/2020 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I just want to share a positive story, having epilepsy I have stressed out about many things including having a baby. For the longest...
levetiracetam & Periods

04/2020 | 2 Comments

i have been on levetiracetam for 5 years and my periods are always on time and these past months i have not been regular i'm just worried maybe its my...

03/2020 | 0 Comments

I started to take seizure's at the age of 9, year's old. I was diagnosed with Grandma seizure's first then Petite mal seizure's like at first, my...
seizures and COVID-19

03/2020 | 3 Comments

So here is my question. I had my first set of seizures when I was nine. The ER docs at my local hospital had no idea what to do since they didn’t have...
Healthy skin care products

03/2020 | 0 Comments

Skin care is a routine daily procedure in many settings, such as skin that is either too dry or too moist, and prevention of dermatitis and prevention...
Alternatives to clonazepam

03/2020 | 1 Comments

Hi Ladies. This is my first time posting in any epilepsy forum. I have JME and have been using Lamicatal and Clonazepam for several years now...
Lamictal and breastfeeding

02/2020 | 1 Comments

hello all. I am trying to find a good resource for advice on breastfeeding while taking Lamictal and Keppra. I am 33 weeks, being induced at 38 weeks...

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