... d given birth to 3 beautiful children. Keep 1 thing in mind... LIVE YOUR LIFE! A wise woman told me when I had my first seizure, "You have epilepsy, don't let epilepsy have you!" Good Luck! We are here... ... (2 replies)
... If you are on the trileptal now the caution I'd advise is make sure they keep an eye on your sodium levels. That was the problem for me when they had me on 2400mg/day of it (along with other meds). The dose I just mentioned was MAX for Trileptal. I hope they don't ramp you up that much. I had to call the doc and ask about changing my dose from 2x/day to 3x/day to get rid... (2 replies)
... My husband has had epilepsy for 25 years. This past year it has become intractable and after 3 months of testing, he had a left temporal lobectomy on Nov. 20, 2013. ... (2 replies)
... relapsing multiple sclerosis too. He said the epilepsy was not connected to the MS. ... (0 replies)
... I have 2 children with epilepsy - one is now an adult - and both are on medication. BUT everything the doctors have told me and everything i have read over the past 10 years says that everyone gets one "freebie" seizure. If no cause is found after a thorough check (you said you had MRI, EKG and CT Scan), you are able to continue life normally. If you have a second seizure,... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was 11 years old, and I'm now 23. ... (0 replies)
I thought I'd pipe up. I have experience with both epilepsy and migraines - both which have been of varying degrees of severity and type.
You mentioned you use an inhaler. I'm assuming you are asthmatic?
The tingling and numbing sensation can be linked to migraines or seizures, but it doesn't mean they are linked to either. That's why it's really good that the... (10 replies)
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... just read your posting. I agree with just about everything you said. in fact, i couldn't have said it better myself. the only thing i don't necessarily agree with, is the part about being able to make fun of myself-but that's me. (1 replies)
... guaranteed in the epilepsy world. Still is a step Im going to take like I did with the surgery, and hope that once Im med free My life will stay the same and I can remain seizure free. ... (25 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I was not too familiar with epilepsy until I read last night about a young woman who died from a seizure, and then I did a search and came upon this forum and your post. ... (11 replies)
... Generally, you wouldn't get a diagnosis of epilepsy, unless you've had two seizures. It could be related to other health issues and not epileptic in origin. Epilepsy can strike at any age and can be idiopathic in nature (meaning: no known origin). You mentioned you've had vagal reactions before - this is not something I'm familiar with, but I'm assuming you're referring to... (2 replies)
... I have epilepsy do to child abuse. I was thrown into walls many times. My epilepsy did not start until I was 42. My first doctor put me on Depakote. It seemed to cause more seizures and rotted my teeth. ... (6 replies)
... I've had epilepsy for think 10 years.Well 5wks ago I had a left temporal lobectomy and hippocampus removal. . I'm not sure if it worked yet..truly hope so.. ... (0 replies)
... I would talk to your Dr. about your sleepiness. All epilepsy meds. have side effects. ... (2 replies)
... I've got an accident before 3 years ago, then after the first year the epilepsy start with me. ... (2 replies)
... Hi I have had epilepsy since I was 9 years old. ... (27 replies)
... own and they mentioned the possibility that this supplement my help so I was wondering if anyone out there had heard anything about it and is a good for treating epilepsy . ... (1 replies)
I would LOVE to here what others have done to help ataxia whether medically , alternatively or any other.
I myself have it along with epilepsy.
Thanks Craig :angel: (0 replies)
... I don't actually have epilepsy but my husband does. ... (1 replies)