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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: MSMITH_5efe5c417141f | 07/2020 | 0 Comments

I HAVE HAD SEIZURES FOR 30-YEARS. I HAVE BEEN TAKING PHENOBARBITAL (QUALITEST BRAND PREVIOUSLY WEST WARD BRAND) SCORED 5012 V. THE VA WANTS VETERANS TO ONLY TAKE GENERIC MEDICATION AS OF 2019....

Created By: Georgio | 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 and feeling very lost for 10 -15...

Created By: brainybadger | 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 mothers deal with the sleep...

Created By: Ge0192 | 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 incontinence. I ve alaways had aura so i knew...

Created By: kittysoman | 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 time and my neurologist has said...

Created By: Melissa22_5ec5eb86d5398 | 05/2020 | 2 Comments

Hello there. My daughter has a 5 month old daughter and the Dad is trying to get primary custody due to my daughter's epilepsy. He is proposing supervised visits only, no overnight, stating...

Created By: FloridaOlivia | 05/2020 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone!

I have been on Depakote for generalized epilepsy since I was diagnosed at 13 years old. I am 31 now, and my husband and I would like to consider having a baby in the near...

Created By: Tehangelic1 | 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 would get dizzy.

When i googled...

Created By: starsignSG1 | 04/2020 | 1 Comment

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 lot of seizure activity and if I don’t have a...

Created By: katec1 | 04/2020 | 2 Comments

I somehow just made this connection. It always seemed so random because they were happening all through the the month except for my period. I guess I wasn’t looking at when I wasn’t having...

Created By: Jdragt | 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 time my husband and I considered adopting...

Created By: steph099 | 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 medication has anyone else had this...

Created By: KeppraMum | 03/2020 | 2 Comments

I had my first seizure on Dec. 13, 2019 while driving my boyfriend back from the airport. Lucky for me, and our baby, he got my vehicle put into neutral before I tensed up on the gas peddle. It...

Created By: catwoman1967 | 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 seizure's use to scare...

Created By: Kodie | 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 a PED ward yet so I was at CHOP for about two...

Created By: richa01 | 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 of skin injuries. Skin care is a part of the...

Created By: Britt1 | 03/2020 | 3 Comments

Hi, I am 26 and have had Controlled Grand Mall Generalized seizures since I was 13. I only had 4 but they got it under control with Keppra. I am on 5oomg twice per day. My husband and I are trying...

Created By: Kewauneemama | 03/2020 | 1 Comment

Hello. I am a 34 year old mother of 4. I have partial complex seizures and pseudoseizures. We are a one income household. I HAVE to work. I cant miss work, I cant cut back. We are on a third type...

Created By: jdoty | 03/2020 | 1 Comment

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. Clonazepam has been the only medication that has...

Created By: amyolive | 02/2020 | 1 Comment

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, and my neuro is basically useless. I am on...

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