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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: AmityF | 02/2020 | 2 Comments

I've had epilepsy for more than 20 years--simple partial, pretty controlled w meds. In the past 2 years, I've started having more seizures around my period, no matter the meds. And now...

Created By: AJCsMOM | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

So, I’m new to this support group, posting in forums, really even reading them thing. I’m typically a very private person but I have no one to talk to who can relate to what I’m going through. I...

Created By: pepperKYs | 12/2019 | 2 Comments

I have been on a new medication for ALMOST two years. I was doing great, the last episode was 12/11/2017. I suffered one "blackout" yesterday. I was feeling uncomfortable while in the...

Created By: Kristin.S | 11/2019 | 1 Comment

My neurologist is switching me from Keppra to Vimpat. I had problems sleeping on keppra and my anxiety was worse than ever. Im so terrified of switching to just vimpat because I've read a lot...

Created By: Hannah cox | 11/2019 | 4 Comments

Short BIO: Been Dealing with Epilepsy for 22 years. Began when I was 20 and pregnant with my Son was misdiagnosed as just panic attacks. I had a serious car wreck two weeks from my Due date. He...

Created By: DOMONIQUE SCATES | 10/2019 | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 10 years ago. At the time, I had no idea what epilepsy was or where it came from. As time went along, I began having more seizures and I began to learn more about...

Created By: valynn | 10/2019 | 1 Comment

I am 34 considering having a baby. I have had epilepsy since about 6yrs old from being a clumsy kid smacking my head into a metal bleacher when i fell(some of us have the natural talent of being...

Created By: Bgeorge1998 | 09/2019 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone! I was diagnosed with JME about 7 years ago and only ever had one Grand Mal seizure but just recently found out I’m still having seizure activity, I was put on Keppra right after my...

Created By: Itsame! | 09/2019 | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with JME around 10 years old and have it well under control. My neurologist and I found a medication/sleep schedule/lifestyle that works for me. Now, this might sound silly, but...

Created By: Newyorkcita2 | 09/2019 | 3 Comments

The past few years, I have days when I have constant auras. It is hard to tell when one ends and the other begins. They seem to run right into each other.
I am having one now as I type and...

Created By: OcelotBeauty | 09/2019 | 1 Comment

when I was a baby I had a tumor in my left temporal lobe of my brain that caused me to have epilepsy and when I was 7 I had surgery to stop my epilepsy. the type of epilepsy I had was grand mal...

Created By: OcelotBeauty | 09/2019 | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Kayla. When I was a baby I had a brain tumor in my left temporal lobe of my brain that caused me to have epilepsy when I was around two and three years old I tried to take medication...

Created By: isabelle.winters@rockets.utoledo.edu | 09/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi all, I was wondering if any of you share the same experience/ symptoms as me. So far I have not been able to figure out what is happening to me. So I do this thing where it looks like i'm...

Created By: MariaGarsia | 09/2019 | 1 Comment

I am pregnant in the fourth month. Pregnancy was not planned, but it turned out something like this ...
I constantly take pills that the doctor wrote for prescription. I think the baby will...

Created By: Livinglife_5d669d300bd99 | 08/2019 | 3 Comments

Is taking lamictal considered safe while nursing? Does anyone know of any recent findings?

Created By: Fanzff | 08/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm new here. Writing this post to gain some insight since cases like this is quite uncommon in my country. Anyone here please do share any successful pregnancy while taking...

Created By: aclockhart | 08/2019 | 2 Comments

I've had epilepsy since I was 11--I'm 21 now. Doctors never could figure out what kind of epilepsy I have, specifically, because I don't respond to sleep-deprived EEGs. I had maybe...

Created By: Amyers0813 | 08/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi I'm new, first post. I'm 35 and have had seizures most of my life (partial complex) but I've noticed since I've gotten older I'm getting new symptoms after i have a...

Created By: Cowgirlie_5d3909f9b3063 | 07/2019 | 2 Comments

Hello, I am new to this forum and haven't posted before. But I am in desperate need of help from people who understand. This is a very personal and delicate subject involving sex, so if you...

Created By: Jfreeman07 | 07/2019 | 1 Comment

I'm 30 and I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 6months ago...a little back story...I had encephalitis when I was about 8, grand mal seizure, life flighted, whole 9yards but after that got...

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