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Created By: SoVMatt | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi all, my names Matt and im 26 in 3 days ^.^ Untill the age of 24, i was in relatively good health working behind the counter at a local petrol station. Customer walks in to pay for fuel and...

Created By: plugzz | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

Im 23 and found out iv got Temporal Lobe Epilepsy about 3 month ago when i started having these really weird deja vu feelings and a super watery mouth, I have been on my full dosage of Lamotrigine...

Created By: brandimay | 02/2018 | 0 Comments

I happened upon this site through googling to see if it was possible to have withdrawal symptoms when tapering down off of Topamax. My doctor is trying to take me off of it because she switched me...

Created By: halfwheytay | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

I was recently diagnosed with focal epilepsy a few months ago.. but I'm pretty sure I've always had sporadic seizures without realizing at the age of 5 and 13. (I am currently 23YOA) I...

Created By: Paddler123 | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

I’m confused and wondering if anyone has any insight or experience with this:

I had an eeg last week. EEG showed generalized seizure activity. Doc wants me to begin medication.

I’ve...

Created By: Blhutton | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

My son is 6 years old. He was diagnosed with epilepsy at 9 months when everything started with infantile spasms. It has progressed to Lennox gastaut. He is on several meds. Onfi, vimpat, sabril...

Created By: Momtomy4 | 02/2018 | 3 Comments

Hello! My son was just diagnosed with epilepsy a month ago. He is 14 years old. First starting getting migraines around age 5. Could never pinpoint the triggers except that if he changed his sleep...

Created By: lopusa | 02/2018 | 3 Comments

Hi, I cannot seem to get a diagnosis that fits and wonder if anyone else has the same symptoms.
My first 'episode' I was having breakfast in a cafe with my husband, I suddenly...

Created By: Anthgreene | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

I have never been on any seizure medications before. My doctor prescribed Lamictal (generic) 25 mg that I need to take as follow:

Week 1: Lamictal 25 mg twice a day (total 50 mg a day)...

Created By: mt68 | 01/2018 | 2 Comments

was driving to work. I came up to the traffic lights I took a seizure  the car went into the barrier  someone foned  for the ambulance  and the police  arrived aswell I was very confused and didn...

Created By: LeonnieMyers | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

I am a 21 year old female who has recently been diagnosed with grey matter heterotopia in the left of my brain and I have been suffering with seizures for about 12 months now about twice a month....

Created By: ClaraPhillips | 01/2018 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I have recently started coming off epilim and onto Keppra. My doctor says that in some cases Keppra causes depression and I can see on this forum that there are a lot of people...

Created By: TheCat68 | 01/2018 | 3 Comments

I would really appreciate some help and input from others on this!
I was diagnosed with EP a year ago, after having had strange spells for a couple of years. Some having witnessed them refer...

Created By: Bcdlwilliams | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

Was wondering with flu season here if it’s recomennded if u get the flu or exposed that it’s recommended to take Tamiflu ? My daughter was diagnosed with complex partial seizures and secondary...

Created By: nicoleduvall91 | 01/2018 | 2 Comments

Hi,I have a 6 year old daughter.In july 2017 she fell on to a gas meter and had 30 stiches in her forehead.she was unconscious for almost an hour.we went home and had no other problems.Then in nov...

Created By: Jestrada | 01/2018 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I have never done one of these before but figured it wouldn’t hurt. I have juvenile myclonic epilepsy (JME). Diagnosed @ 15 (I am now 31) been on multiple medicines etc... anyways...

Created By: theworleygirlie | 01/2018 | 2 Comments

I had my first grand mal seizure on December 16. My husband woke up to me having it and called an ambulance. All scans and mri came back clear. Eeg scheduled for Friday. I have no family history...

Created By: katgil034 | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

So last night I woke up to an electric feeling in my body and a ringing in my head and ears, as well as convulsions. I passed out directly after, and I guess my boyfriend woke up from it because I...

Created By: geotristan@hotmail.com | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm new to this site and am just asking for some insight/thoughts on my situation:

So on Christmas eve (2017) I was bringing some presents out to my dad's car and as I was...

Created By: MBEDWA | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

My 1.5 year old daughter was put on Keppra 4 days ago. Each night she throws up after her second dose (first night immediately after the second dose; second night 2 hrs after; third night 6 hrs...

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