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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: jandrgarcia2017 | 07/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi... I began having grand mal seizures in my sleep back in 1997. now I am told I have partial seizures, as I feel it coming on am awake but just can not stand or communicate. Its like my mind was...

Created By: Julie123 | 07/2018 | 2 Comments

I am 9 weeks pregnant I will like to know if it is safe if I start back to take Dilantin during my pregnancy? Will it affect my baby?

Created By: Abiron1976 | 07/2018 | 0 Comments

I know... Weird topic. I'm just curious if there is anyone that has had breast implants prior or post the VNS implanted. If so, I'd like to hear more about the success or failure. Thanks...

Created By: ninalxx | 06/2018 | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with JME back in 2013 when i was 15 years old. Since then i am on keppra 1500mg per day, and i am seizure free.
My neurologists , said that because i am 5 years seizure free...

Created By: amashank | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

I’ve been on depakote for awhile now and am curious how surrogacy would work. I know it causes birth defects but would it cause them outside of my own body? Has anyone taken depakote when the...

Created By: mapieheadhigh | 06/2018 | 1 Comment

ive been epileptic since age 15, am now 32. My seizures have basically stayed consistent and averaged about 1 per month. They are all grand mal and pretty bad but not like now. ive had 30+/ day...

Created By: Katerade88 | 06/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello all!

Happy to be here and grateful to share my complicated experience thus far.
a baffling tonic clonic story!
Background: many years of depression that I’ve spent 10...

Created By: roselynch | 05/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi ladies!

I just found out I'm 4 weeks pregnant! I had two early miscarriages previously (2 months and 4 months ago). I am on 3,000 mg of Keppra daily and 100 mg of Vimpat daily....

Created By: brailoo1217 | 05/2018 | 3 Comments

Hey everyone! I am diagnosed with Partial Complex Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. I also suffer from pretty severe anxiety & depression. I was taking Zoloft with my Keppra and Vimpat but after...

Created By: EW | 04/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

I've had epilepsy since I was 16 (I'm 28 now), and I was recently diagnosed with endometriosis. I went in to the doctor because I was having pain and thought it was...

Created By: likaasain | 04/2018 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for answers to questions such as why boobs after breastfeeding change shape, Momycenter can provide you with the best answer. is a blog for new mothers and...

Created By: Csthomas07 | 04/2018 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm new to this site so I apologize if this has been discussed already.

I've been dealing with seizures for about 3.5 years now. My very first one was when our...

Created By: Emmy_5acbc95846e85 | 04/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi! My name is Emily! I have been Seizure Free for 5 years and my so and I want to try for our first! Tbh I'm nervous haha not about the pregnancy but about delivery my triggers are stess and...

Created By: Moonangel4evr | 03/2018 | 1 Comment

Ok, I'm new here. I'm pretty scared right now with something I'm experiencing and am looking for feedback. I'm 40. I've had seizures since I was 16 due to head trauma. I...

Created By: Ardee | 03/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi All,
I am 36 and have had temporal surgery for my seizures. I am on monotherapy of Onfi 40 mg a day.
I am pregnant with my first and am not sure if I should breastfeed? I am all for...

Created By: Polina22 | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, what can you say about melatonin during pregnancy? Is it dangerous to use it?

Created By: Selena95 | 03/2018 | 1 Comment

I'm not sure if this will be read but I'll be 23 this year and i have epilepsy since i was 12. On my menstrual cycle i have siezure activity the entire time. Confusion spells and absence...

Created By: EpiJuls | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

I am a 39 year old female, diagnosed with frontal lobe partial complex seizures and petite mal seizure when I was about 14 or 15 years old. The symptoms and stages from start to finish to the...

Created By: lullabybunny1 | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm new here..

Basically, im 27, i had a grand-mal seizure when i was 4 and was diagnosed with TLE, i had no futher grand mals but when i was 8 i began have absence seizures and...

Created By: Lola_5aadf852ca5d9 | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

Hello all,
I've been diagnosed with epilepsy since 2004 and having Tegratol since then. But my neurologist switched from Tegratol to Keppra since i wanted to plan for a baby. We are...

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