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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: cs | 10/2017 | 3 Comments

Hi there, I'm new to these forums, and was hoping someone could give me their opinion on some possible seizure activity that I may have been experiencing. I'm in my early 30's....

Created By: Ars91 | 10/2017 | 8 Comments

Hi everyone! I didn't know how to edit my previous post since I made a mistake on some dates I had mentioned. My epilepsy journey is kind of long and complicated. It all started at 13 years...

Created By: Ars91 | 10/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! My epilepsy journey is kind of long and complicated. It all started at 13 years old (less than a year after starting my period) when I would lose my memory for a day and was aware of...

Created By: Nikki89 | 10/2017 | 2 Comments

I started having seizures after getting a epidural while giving birth to my daughter. Any other ladies ?

Created By: lillyloo | 10/2017 | 1 Comment

I had gestational epilepsy with both of my pregnancies and afterwards when I stopped breast feeding. That was quite some time ago!
I'm starting to experience peri menopausal symptoms...

Created By: Jenw | 10/2017 | 6 Comments

I know it is a relatively new medication on the market, but hoping someone besides myself is taking it. I have been having more intense cramps since being on it. They are bad enough to where I get...

Created By: Speerwalker | 10/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi all- I am desperately seeking a neuro skilled in TBIs and epilepsy. I live in Ventura county but would travel up Santa Barbara or L.A. Does anyone have a neuro that is actually a really helpful...

Created By: Believer_59cd4d81a99cf | 10/2017 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm looking for some rather strange dating advice. I'm a 20 year old woman, and part of a wonderful religious community that encourages early marriage--and I am all for it!...

Created By: teaislife | 09/2017 | 2 Comments

Hello I have been on a variety of eplipsy drugs since I was seven I am now entering my early twenties and I find it difficult to lose weight. For most of that time I have been on Tegratol. I was...

Created By: Minij393 | 09/2017 | 1 Comment

I have been living in a small town in South Dakota for 3 years. The apartment I live in is owned by my workplace and is rented out. It has a no-pets policy of which I have always followed. However...

Created By: DD_59cb21f2d7574 | 09/2017 | 3 Comments

Hello everyone! This seems to be a great place to share my ideas and concerns.
I am 28 years old. I had 3 episodes of absence seizures back in 2012. I have been on 150mg of Lamictal (...

Created By: soccer42 | 09/2017 | 0 Comments

hey there. So I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 15 after having 3 seizures that put me in the hospital my whole life. I have been doing the whole eye flutter thing since I was 3 years old...

Created By: Margaret148 | 09/2017 | 6 Comments

I am 46 years old and I just started having seizures two months ago. I was driving when I had the first. Then had another within 24 hours and another within 24 hours of that. I was put on Depakote...

Created By: Yukonwanderer | 09/2017 | 1 Comment

Does anyone know if there are any long term mental health effects (higher risk of depression, anxiety, etc) in adulthood if someone has suffered from childhood epilepsy but is now seizure free?...

Created By: MusicMama | 08/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, I'm completely new here...my 20year old daughter has just begun having seizures and her neurologist said it is likely a form of epilepsy. She had one last September, and another...

Created By: Bugshoes2 | 08/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi I'm Krishelle I suffer from epilepsy. I have been since I was 1.5yrs old and I'm almost 21 in a few days. In October I went to the hospital to have a EEG done for a week. The test...

Created By: MYKA | 08/2017 | 1 Comment

Hello. I have had grand mal seizures since 2005 when I was 25 years old. Most of my seizures occur during the early evenings between 5pm-7pm. I have had a total of 40 seizures since then. I have...

Created By: Gamerfitmom | 08/2017 | 3 Comments

I've been having muscle spasms like jerks in my fingers toes arms thighs it's not uncontrolled but it happens in waves. I never had a seziure before that I know of but I'm scared I...

Created By: joanne1994 | 07/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi I am a 46 year old wome who just been told I am going though my menopause I have been having more aurors and seizures and have had to go back to bed every time as they drain me, as they have...

Created By: Lexi29 | 07/2017 | 0 Comments

My name is Alexis Evarts, I suffer from Epilepsy. I currently have anywhere from 15- 30 seizures per day. The majority of them are myoclonic and absence seizures, but I usually have at least 5...

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