... Hi, our son aged six has been diagnosed with epilepsy following two TC seizures. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I have had 3 or 4 seizures that I know of and they've all happened during my period. My neurologist said that I shouldn't take birth control pills because they cause a fluctuation in your hormone levels. She said to use an iud or patch if I needed to use birth control because it's something that's consistent. Otherwise she said I was fine not taking any. She also said with... (4 replies)
... I have a 26 year old daughter with Epilepsy and she has been on Lamictal for the past 3 years. Thankfully, it has controlled her seizures. ... (0 replies)
... flashing. Of course, it didn't help that EEG procedures required me to have little to no sleep before the test. Keep in mind, as evil as it may seem, an EEG for epilepsy tries to trigger a seizure to see which part of the brain the seizure comes from. ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with epilepsy in May 2010. ... (0 replies)
... Hey guys,
so for the past year I have been dizzy most of the time was even at one point diagnosed with vertigo which was wrong. I went in for an EEG and it came back with abnormal findings in the left hemisphere (occipital lobe) I am a nursing student so of course my brain wants to figure this out. I was wondering if anyone had symptoms like this. from what i can gather it is... (0 replies)
... Don't get dehydrated. I have epilepsy and my brother did for a time, but mine stayed. No one else in our family or extended family has it. ... (3 replies)
... Talk to me. I've had epilepsy since I was 8. Diagnosed at 9. I thought it was game over at 16. I'm still here. I'm now 38. Life improved a lot. Please talk. What's going on? ... (1 replies)
... Hello, Ebby, and welcome! I haven't been here in a long time, but I also have Epilepsy. I have had it since I was about 11 or 12 (puberty). I wasn't diagnosed until I was about 16 or 17, but the neuro never prescribed meds. When I was 19 I had a gran mal, and that's when I started meds and started seeing a Neuro regularly. No cause was found, but my trigger is hormones (hence... (4 replies)
... It's called Catamenial Epilepsy, and I have the same problem. My gyno prescribed me birth control pills for it, but it didn't work. My neuro just said to take an extra Keppra pill around that time of the month. (4 replies)
... I also have juvenile myclonic epilepsy, and I also take keppra. When I was first diagnosed two years ago I felt a bit off after I had my first gramole seziure, I still have partial seziures everyday and if I have a lot of them then I start to feel kind of loopy and I forget what I'm talking about mid sentence. It's really annoying but I am not good at remembering to take my... (2 replies)
... Hi new too this forum was diagnosed with juvenile myclonic epilepsy I suffer from tonic clonic seizures usually 2-4 at a time been put on keppra since my last seizures 3 weeks ago which was 4 seizures 2 at home and 2 in hospital had too get adreline during 4th seizure I've noticed I've been suffering from short term memory loss have too write everything down or text my fiance... (2 replies)
... Sounds sort of how I felt when I said yes to surgery over 3 years ago. Options had pretty much been used up at that point.
Are they looking at other medicine options, or possibly surgery/implant?
The Neuropace only recently was given approval from FDA for use in epilepsy.. Different than the other implants (VNS/DBS) that go off in programmed cycle, the RNS NeuroPace is... (2 replies)
... Hello All,
My son was recently diagnosed with abdominal epilepsy. We are planning on treating this with neurofeedback which I understand is very effective. I am looking for others who have this condition and can offer feedback.
Lisa (0 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy by the Mayo Clinic. I am not having a lot of luck finding a medication to control my seizures. ... (0 replies)
... Hi there everyone I'm in a place safe. I've been here before where they keep track of all your epilepsy seizures. Your on camera etc. I've been threw this so many times its to the point where nothing can be done. All meds used brain surgery done. Now what. ... (2 replies)
... I have had epilepsy since I was 14 and am now way over the hill. ... (5 replies)
... ...with loss of consciousness?
what is "Patial Epilepsy?" is that like ordering a steak Medium Rare as opposed to Well Done?" (3 replies)
... I, in no way, know or have self diagnosed her as having epilepsy. I have used a lot of epilepsy sites to help myself understand what might be going on, and to make sure I know what I am doing to help her is right. ... (12 replies)
... Hello AlChelle,
What you describe, sounds like a small seizure, BUT, I am not in a position to say "your daughter has epilepsy". The brain is a complicated thing and sometimes these disturbances in our consciousness and our body's autonomous function, are the symptom and not the cause. I understand your concern and potential frustration if they do not find anything. (How... (12 replies)