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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: Mtownsend25 | 05/2017 | 1 Comment

I have a history of epilepsy. Only at night on the right side of my brain in the frontal lobe. But the nature of the seizure I had 2 nights ago was very unusual. I woke up with injuries on my face...

Created By: Shales1982 | 05/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi there-so I'm really looking for some help in making sense in a letter I've received this morning from my neurologist if possible.

So, to give you a brief background, I had a...

Created By: Susaninfl | 04/2017 | 2 Comments

I had my first seizure about four years ago while I was working at a very stressful job. That's when I found out I was diabetic and have high blood pressure and was put on many medications. I...

Created By: Believe | 04/2017 | 3 Comments

Hello,

I'm hoping for some advice.

I was diagnosed with grand mal seizures in 2007. I had a grand mal seizure 4 years prior to that, but it went undiagnosed. Since 2007 I'...

Created By: w3030168 | 04/2017 | 2 Comments

I had my second grand mal seizure 2 weeks ago and haven't been working since. My employer wouldn't let me come back. I don't want to make it a bigger issue than it is but am not...

Created By: CaraBella13 | 04/2017 | 2 Comments

Never posted on this forum! Appreciate any responses. My husband and I are going to begin trying to have a baby soon. I have successfully titrating down and off of Zonisamide because there was no...

Created By: disneylover123 | 04/2017 | 1 Comment

25 years old. Szrs since 4th grade. On Onfi, Oxtellar XR, & Lamictal XR and vitamins to help the effects of those. Simple Partial.

So I normally have my seizures when I am asleep,...

Created By: Samkayw | 03/2017 | 2 Comments

I was wondering if anyone has or knows someone with epilepsy that delivered with a midwife and doula? My best friend just became a doula so that why I am wondering. Do you know if it's...

Created By: Agreulich | 03/2017 | 3 Comments

I never had seizures until I was 34. I'm 38 now. Not sure why until this late in life that I was diagnosed? The Dr. said mine are caused by lack of sleep and stress. I wear a cpap machine...

Created By: Jkelly1090 | 03/2017 | 3 Comments

I have been on medication for epilepsy for the past 10 years, only every had 1 awake the rest in my sleep. I am currently on 150mg of topiramate and am now looking to start a family but I am aware...

Created By: Fingon | 03/2017 | 3 Comments

Do epileptic women have seizures as part of losing their virginity?

Created By: debbie1972 | 03/2017 | 2 Comments

Hi I am 43 yrs old and 6 weeks ago I suffered with a collapse walking to work.I have found out it was a seizure never had one in my life very scarey. The thing is I was on my period at The time...

Created By: m.gillman | 03/2017 | 2 Comments

Hey, I got my period when I was roughly 16 and my first big seizure was around the same age 15/16. I started on Epilim, then Keppra, am now on Topamax, Lamictal, and Tegretol. I have complex...

Created By: Sarinafarhan | 03/2017 | 1 Comment

Hey everyone. i am new to this forum. i need to discuss an issue. i was valporate(500mg) and lamitrogine (200mg) for 10 years and i did not have a single seizure. but then i got married and wanted...

Created By: NicoleGoldssborough | 03/2017 | 3 Comments

I was diagnosed with absent seizures about 2 years ago, I was placed on 150mg of Keppra and now I am on Topamax for my migraines as well. My husband and I have decided that we want to start a...

Created By: Nikki89 | 03/2017 | 0 Comments

m having the same problem and im wondering why me?!?! Ive never had a seizure in my life until i gave birth to my daughter now im having them everyday 3 a day just about. The also had preeclampsia...

Created By: JadeSamson | 03/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, How are you all?

I was wondering if any of you have a social media called Skype because i might make a Skype group which is to do with epilepsy :)

If you do have Skype...

Created By: ashante_germain | 03/2017 | 2 Comments

Hello ladies,

My name is Ashante, friends & fam call me Sha, I am 25 years old. I've been diagnosed with epilepsy since I was five years old, started of small with back to...

Created By: Alexis96 | 02/2017 | 0 Comments

I wasn't born with this condition but I diagnosed with elderly seizures when I was 5 years old of an accident I had when younger around the age 3 years old falling on my head and damage it I...

Created By: Alexis96 | 02/2017 | 0 Comments

I wasn't born with this condition but I diagnosed with elderly seizures when I was 5 years old of an accident I had when younger around the age 3 years old falling on my head and damage it I...

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