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... I've had epilepsy my whole life. I'm currently on lamictol and tegretal. A few years ago I asked my doctor about birth control and he said my medication won't make the birth control as effective. So I have been using condoms. My question is... ... (8 replies)
... Found a good article from the Ontario Epilepsy site again that relates to adolescence, birth control and finally women pregnant with epilepsy... ... (0 replies)
... I haven't been around the boards in a little while, but I thought I'd drop in and let you guys know that the birth control pills are helping my Epilepsy. ... (3 replies)

... First, I would like to say that I am happy to hear that my info is helping you! I can totally relate to the horror of having to deal with seizures and will help you in any way that I can. ... (206 replies)
... ious, yes, I have catamenial epilepsy. My periods were irregular, they got worse around my time..etc. I have never heard of a doctor actually TRYING to find a birth control for epilepsy. Mine was done by accident, and no one believed it worked. But to cut to the chase. ... (4 replies)
... seizures that are caused by your fluctuations in hormones. I have the same type, and over the past couple of years have been working with my gyn to find a birth control pill that will stop or lessen my seizures. ... (4 replies)
... with my period and with ovulation. I was actually the one who suggested to my neuro that I try The Pill, and he was like, "Oh yeah, you can work with your Gyn on that. ... (4 replies)
... I had seizures though. ... (3 replies)
... I reacted to this message so quickly, I'm sorry to say I didn't even see your name. There is a definate connection to the hormones and seizures. I hope you will see a neurologist who will help you along with this. ... (8 replies)
... mal at 17, then was on birth control and lot's of Depakote for many years. Also tried Topamax for a while. When I came off meds and birth control I had seizures monthly like clockwork. It still took my neurologists forever to figure out that it had something to do with my menstrual cycle. ... (206 replies)
... Hi, everyone my doctors say I have abscent seizures. But I think I have catamenial epilespy because I started having my seizures when I turn 17 right after my period started. I have my seizures a few days before during and after my period. I have tried alot of seizure meds. ... (0 replies)
... I started taking The Pill to help control my seizures back in August. It really seems to help. ... (8 replies)
Birth control
Mar 5, 2008
... Hello, my name is katrina. after having my son, whom will be 2 in july, i had the mirena birth contol implant done. about 10 months later i begin having seizures. my doctor said i have abnormal brain waves. ... (2 replies)
... I am going to the Dr. in a few weeks to discuss other birth control options. I am currently on the combonation pill, and always forget to take it! ... (1 replies)
... PLEASE...PLEASE...PLEASE do not drive until you are under control. I have had epilepsy for 12 years and I know it is hard not to be able to drive, but there are so many factors that contribute to having a seizure. ... (12 replies)
... I have been on the pill for many years and my period arrives like clock work every month. Now I am aware that every woman is very different. ... (4 replies)
... This is a strange phenomena and can't find other person in this situation. For thirty years I had epilepsy, every type imaginable. Than when I was about 48, I had an ovarian cyst. ... (4 replies)
... Hi! I've been on lamictal for a few years. I've taken Ortho Novum 1/50's the entire time I've been on the medication. The generic, Necon is fine as well. I'd try that if you're worried about the medication interfering with the pill. Basically, the way it works is the pill needs to be in a higher dosage or it will be cancelled out by the lamictal, all anti-seizure... (4 replies)
... I have been taking lamictal for almost 2years now.. i was diagnosed with epilepsy when i was 18 but have only been having seizures that I am aware of since I was 17. My neuro put me on lamictal and I feel since then my periods have become even more irregular.. skipping months at a time. ... (4 replies)
Birth control
Mar 6, 2008
... Yes, there is a connection with hormones and seizures. ... (2 replies)




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