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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: ari_596fd470c7816 | 07/2017 | 2 Comments

Hi all,

So I see a lot about the health of the infant and all... What about mothers? How is it to have a high-risk pregnancy? Is there an elevated risk of death in childbirth? I hear about...

Created By: Mary1972 | 07/2017 | 0 Comments

I have a question about my Left Temporal Lobe epilepsy, I am 45 I have not had a "seizure" since I was little. But I am starting to have some headaches on my left temporal. Does Epilepsy...

Created By: Falco2017 | 07/2017 | 2 Comments

I just found out I am in my first month of pregnancy and am taking Depakote. My doctor immediately started to wean me off of that medication due to it being a Category X drug. I am still going to...

Created By: Samkayw | 07/2017 | 1 Comment

Which route did you choose to go when you had babies? I realize with formula the baby won't be getting any of your medication but on the other hand they say breastfed is best and I've...

Created By: ArthurS | 07/2017 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

I'm trying to help my mom. She's been having seizures for about 5 years now. We went through so many neurologists and she's tried different meds from...

Created By: elleblack | 06/2017 | 6 Comments

Hello all. My principal question for the group is whether or not anyone has had luck phasing totally off medicines for the length of a pregnancy and been seizure free. A little personal context...

Created By: marykateray | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi, Im 20 yrs old on topamax 150mg x2 a day. I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 years ago. My neurologists don't know what kind of epilepsy i have. But everytime i have a seizure its a...

Created By: Nikkicole85 | 06/2017 | 8 Comments

I was just diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy and I'm still trying to adjust and accept it. Some days I feel as though I'm living in a state of early dementia. Although I am married I...

Created By: Gilleonard | 06/2017 | 5 Comments

Hi, I am on 500 mg of Keppra daily, I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2012. Since October 2015 I have missed the odd period and my period has become very light, now I have missed two month in a row...

Created By: nmknight | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi! I am new to this site so I hope that I am at the right place. I would like some feedback about taking Lamictal while breastfeeding. I am 32 weeks and am currently taking 175mg twice a day and...

Created By: mescue | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

Hello! New to this website, but have been dealing with epilepsy for 12 years. Recently I have been diagnosed with pcos. After trying clomid for a month I got pregnant but lost our sweet angel at 5...

Created By: Makena4321 | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi, I take 100mg of Lamictal Seizure medicine. I've been looking for all forms of birth control. I took an oral birth control in 2012 my freshman year in College it was the lowest does 10mg...

Created By: maxi4rudy | 06/2017 | 1 Comment

Recently in the last year I've experienced four or five episodes of memory/confusion.

Basically it goes like this. Mostly it's a dazed and confused state. An example would be...

Created By: shymaa_shettia | 05/2017 | 2 Comments

Hello everyone I am 28 years old 25 weeks pregnant with first baby. My sezuires and not well controled I am on keppra 3750 and lamoctal 475 twice daily and I already had 2 sezuires. To make things...

Created By: Kristan89 | 05/2017 | 4 Comments

I have had Tonic-Clonic and Absence Epilepsy since I was 16 years old, now I'm 28. I have been on Keppra XR and Lamictal XR since I started have my seizures. Now I'm at the point where I...

Created By: TriciaE | 05/2017 | 2 Comments

I had my first seizure Nov 2011 while sleeping. Went through the ringer of tests with no results. Nothing again until May 2013 one week before I found out I was pregnant. Then between pregnancy...

Created By: funsized90 | 05/2017 | 6 Comments

Hey everyone!
I have browsed this site many times but this is the first I have posted in your forum. Quick summery of my epilepsy experience:
I was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 11 (...

Created By: Kalene | 05/2017 | 1 Comment

I'm currently 6 weeks and on two drugs. Trileptal 600mg bidand topomax once a day 100mg. I have really been just been googling and googling reading all the awful things that can happen to my...

Created By: srchtt3_58da2bca6d3e8 | 05/2017 | 2 Comments

Hi!
I need some help if someone could possibly read this and direct me. I had a severe TBI in 2005 after a really bad car accident, after that I started having seizures. They've never...

Created By: Shara | 05/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi I have (nocturnal) night frontal lobe epilepsy always controlled by medication
But throughout my third trimester was having about 5 seizures a day. I had to end up being induced Iam now 3...

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