Chat and Community Forums Closed

Due to the popularity of social media, we have seen decreasing engagement on our forums and chat. Please know we want to keep talking to you about epilepsy, seizures, and what you need. We want to stay connected with you.

Community Forum

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Topic: 

I am 16 years old and a couple of weeks ago I got diagnosed with JME, I knew I had epilepsy but I had a hard time telling people I had it! After seeing my neurologist I got put on Lamictal 25mg, I reacted bad to that so had to come off it! I started to become paranoid... Hearing voices and seeing people also I sensed people was in the room like spirits? I read up on auras but I don't get a seizure after it? What im going through I don't know if it's epilepsy related of something different its really scaring me and I can't sleep at night because I think someone is watching me!! It might just be me... But has anyone else had this happen to them? Or has anyone got advice? 

Comments

Thank you for replying! I got

Thank you for replying! I got put on Keppra today and also I spoke to my doctor today about the voices i hear etc... And he said it could be linked with Epilepsy, I don't see my neurologist for another 2 weeks so I am going to wait and see what he says. Thank you, hopefully Keppra works for me:)

Our Mission

The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

 
24/7 helpline
P