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... 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)
... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... Sorry it has been a while since I've been here. Wanted to let everyone know the latest and give some hope to others dealing with similar situation. ... (10 replies)
... This is the first time I'm using birth control. ... (0 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... ys a pro convulsant. I'm taking it right now to help make my seizures less frequent, as my seizures are caused by the fluctuation of my hormones during my cycle. And it's been working positively for me. But I have heard of cases where the change in hormone levels caused bty the Pill has caused seizures in some. ... (5 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)
... Found a good article from the Ontario Epilepsy site again that relates to adolescence, birth control and finally women pregnant with epilepsy... ... (0 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. ... (4 replies)
... It wasn't until I was in college that I made the connection of the seizures coinciding with my period. I actually get seizures for a few days before my period, and then in the middle of the month when I am ovulating. ... (4 replies)
... electricity. If one is "off balance" and it sends the other into a frenzy, thus seizures! ... (30 replies)
... related epilepsy. It took a long time to figure this out. One thing I know, is that you should be sure and have an eeg done during the days of your period. ... (17 replies)
... electricity. If one is "off balance" and it sends the other into a frenzy, thus seizures! ... (30 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)
... I recently started taking the birth control pill to help control my seizures better, because my seizures are caused by my hormones. ... (4 replies)

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