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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: y4yahya | 03/2018 | 1 Comment

Hello all,

I have read a lot about planing pregnancy when already having epilepsy, my wife had epilepsy when she was a child, now that she is pregnant with her 3rd child, her epilepsy has...

Created By: Angel54 | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

Some background:
-I have no family history of seizures
-I had seizures about six times for a span of about four months and was put on Keppra and Vimpat.
-I...

Created By: Polina22 | 03/2018 | 0 Comments

I would like to ask what you will say about postpartum hemorrhage, what should I do?
motherhow.com/postpartum-hemorrhage

Created By: gbinyon | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

Hi, I've experienced myoclonic jerks and minor absences since 1992 without an epilepsy diagnosis and without taking medication and until recently it hasn't given me much cause for...

Created By: gbinyon | 02/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi, I've experienced myoclonic jerks and minor absences since 1992 without an epilepsy diagnosis and without taking medication and until recently it hasn't given me much cause for...

Created By: Lorij | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

My husband and I are planning on having another baby. I am currently on 250mg of lamictal and 40mg of Onfi. I have been on keppra & zonsomide which didn’t work by itself. Will the...

Created By: ckrahel | 02/2018 | 1 Comment

I've been on 150mg of Lamictal since 2006. My husband and I are looking to start a family within the next year or so. I'm just wondering to all the Mom's out there who have been on...

Created By: theworleygirlie | 01/2018 | 6 Comments

Looking for help so I’m reposting this here to see if any other women have similar experiences. One update to this post is that my Ambulatory EEG came back clear, and the neurologist suggested...

Created By: Erinking1129 | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

Is or has anyone breastfed on Lamotrigine/lamictal? I’m wondering if my 8 month old waking every 2 hours (since around the time I started the meds) is because of the meds via breastmilk. It gives...

Created By: Chelsea Nicole | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

So I know I have seizures ive had them for 15yrs, i know when they're about to happen, mostly its just Myclonic jerks but every now and again I get the clonic gran mals which sucks. It all...

Created By: Chelsea Nicole | 01/2018 | 1 Comment

So I know I have seizures ive had them for 15yrs, i know when they're about to happen, mostly its just Myclonic jerks but every now and again I get the clonic gran mals which sucks. It all...

Created By: Cloyst1234 | 01/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi, new to the site but would really like to know if anyone has experienced what I have felt recently. I had convulsions from the age of 2 until 5 then I had a break and had one in my GCSE exam at...

Created By: Elizabeth.Neave | 12/2017 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone.
I am 16 yrs old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy 3 years ago. Since then, my period has become extremely unpredictable. It used to happen right around the second week of every...

Created By: McDaniel2010 | 11/2017 | 2 Comments

I am on the low end for my human growth hormone. I have insomnia, weight gain, mood swings and most recently i will get really hot and red in my face, ears and chest. I talked to a doctor that...

Created By: Claresouthall | 11/2017 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone.
So yesterday I felt strange all day, the tv and lights were really bothering me. I went to bed last night fine, woke for the loo then went back to sleep. Then after about 15...

Created By: princess1998 | 11/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone im 19 I have absant epilepsy and have had it since grade school. I was wondering if dentist drills make any other epileptic feel weird like when the drill itself is going on your teeth...

Created By: yecart | 11/2017 | 6 Comments

My name is Tracey and I am 54 years old. I have had epilepsy all my life, but was not diagnosed until age 35 when I had 3 grand-mal seizures. Before then, and still to this day, I have NON...

Created By: mitsybitsy_5a027959328ae | 11/2017 | 3 Comments

Hello,
I am new to the new website but I have posted on the old epilepsy website, it has been a while, but I have had epilepsy almost all of my life since I was 8 years old and I am now 36 I...

Created By: teannakh | 11/2017 | 0 Comments

Aloha.
My name is Teanna and I am 18 years old. I am currently diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME). I got diagnosed in November 2016. Prior to being diagnosed, I was having...

Created By: lilwhitelilly@gmail.com | 11/2017 | 3 Comments

I’ve been jobless for a year now and it’s taking a massive burden , I’ve tried for bank position , I’m a certified pharmacy tech but I’m even being denied that position , I’m on my wits end and...

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