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Topic: Women With Epilepsy

Created By: NLKmoch56 | 02/2017 | 2 Comments

I have some questions..How can I explain to my parents that I am truly having seizures?? I am in my 30s..I have had 2 so far..both absences..not positive..neurologists says peaks are abnormal but...

Created By: Nellfoll | 02/2017 | 0 Comments

Im wondering if any other ladies are experiencing similar events.
I had both ovaries and my uterus removed over a year ago due to endometriosis and continous ovarian cysts. I am not on any...

Created By: mimi219 | 02/2017 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone!
I'm currently 24 weeks pregnant. I was relieved to know that everything is normal with my baby boy so far:) (no cleft palate or any physiological abnormalities). I am on...

Created By: tdunster | 01/2017 | 1 Comment

Hey guys! I've had epilepsy for a while now, but I am super new to these forums. This has probably been brought up before but I wasn't sure how to find it.

My seizures were...

Created By: Samkayw | 01/2017 | 1 Comment

I'm wondering how many of you went off your meds while you were pregnant? I have been seizure free for 10 years but I've also been on meds this whole time and my neurologist has said...

Created By: darklady | 01/2017 | 0 Comments

I have been on birth control pills to treat amenorrhea since I was 14. I went on seizure meds last month, and even though I'm unfortunately still a virgin, I got the copper IUD and went off...

Created By: Somnii | 01/2017 | 0 Comments

I hope I'm not violating a rule by re-posting this. I'm just not sure where the best place for this is.

I am a 26 yo female who was just diagnosed with having epilepsy about 3...

Created By: kad28 | 01/2017 | 4 Comments

Hi, I am a 23 year old female and I recently discovered my deja vu/confusion/anxiety/nausea/dizziness episodes to be auras. They have happened for about 5-6 years, very sporadically. I never...

Created By: An24 | 01/2017 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone.

I have recently found out I am 4 weeks pregnant on epilim I j know this is not a good drug at all to have children on. I am on a very low dose of 300mg a day and don't...

Created By: MamaA | 01/2017 | 0 Comments

Ive had Epilepsy for 5 years. Im 37 weeks pregnant and Im starting to really panic about having a seizure while in labor. I havent had a seizure in 10 months. But Im so nervous that because of...

Created By: natdant | 01/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi I am looking for some advice. I am currently 26 weeks pregnant. My pregnancy was well planned. I switched to Lamictal 1 year before getting pregnant and was on 600mg (I metabolize it very...

Created By: Nelly11 | 01/2017 | 0 Comments

Hi im looking for some advice. I am 22 years old and for years been suffering with seizure like episodes. When i was a child i was taken to hospital due to it and even tho no physical tests were...

Created By: c.g | 01/2017 | 1 Comment

I'm a 35 year old female with what is right now seizures that haven't responded to any meds (I'm on 2k keppa 2x a day, 800 of tegtrol 2x and recently added Lyrica 2x a day). This...

Created By: malfeasant67 | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

I know there has been a post on this a few years ago, but I need some updated info if anyone has any. There are quite a few posts in the women's forum on pregnancy, but very few for us older...

Created By: Mel3 | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Melina and I am 21 years old. Last April I got really sick. I had a headache, senstaive to light, sensitive to noise, flew like symptoms. No doctor was able to figure out what it...

Created By: Mel3 | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Melina and I am 21 years old. Last April I got really sick. I had a headache, senstaive to light, sensitive to noise, flew like symptoms. No doctor was able to figure out what it...

Created By: Lexb8017 | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

This year I was diagnosed with epilepsy in April which has been very hard. I have been on 4 different medications and have finally been ok until the past 3 weeks. I'm on 200mg of Lamictal and...

Created By: jme_2009 | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

I am just over 7 weeks pregnant. I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy when I was 18 and it has been fairly well controlled with 1,000 mg of Keppra twice daily. Before trying to...

Created By: grunak | 12/2016 | 1 Comment

Question???? Anyone that has experience with using medical marijuana for seizures.
I have heard that marijuana can help seizures but also have heard it can make seizures worse.
...

Created By: Effieadler | 12/2016 | 0 Comments

My brother is suffering from epilepsy for past 1 year. It's to say he has seizures during night and even during day time. He is unmarried and is now 58. We find it very difficult to get hold...

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