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Feb 4, 2001
... thank you much ......... i will try. he's a caring man. i do have to ask something else. what about genetic risk in kids? (11 replies)
Feb 1, 2001
... From my experience, medications do cause moodswings, especially if you need them upped, are taking too many, or are trying out an new med. If your boyfriend is hot or cold to you, it's probably the meds. ... (11 replies)
... My friend is an uncontrolled epileptic that is currently having an average of 5 seizures a month. ... (0 replies)

... i got diagnosed with epilepsy when i was 16 and was seizure free for 4.5 years! ... (7 replies)
... The problem with offspring at teens, early adulthood is some need to learn to own up to their problems. ... (12 replies)
Losing all hope
Sep 24, 2002
... that I found out I had Epilepsy. I got on medication, tried to change jobs and get an education in electronics only to have the school I attended go under while I was going there. ... (9 replies)
... seizures a year Im actually an otherwise sane person, i just happen to have strange seizures. ... (1 replies)
... some say Keppra made them gain weight, some said it made them lose weight. With me, I think it has to do with metabolism, because I eat as much as I always have. ... (6 replies)
... I plan to make an appointment with a neurologist to discuss the driving since my doctor's response was "be careful" and "what did the hospital tell you? ... (22 replies)
... with an additional hitch . ... (9 replies)
... Yeah Penny as I said I think it is metabolism related, since I too been on Keppra (3000mg/day) for 2 yeras and cant gain no weight, but unlike you I do eat even sweets but doesnt work, if I gain a few pounds I can loose them within a day (crazy right). It depends on the person and their body adjustment to their AEMs, also genes come into play depending on their family... (6 replies)
... I'm surprised you've gained weight with Keppra. I've been taking it for 5 years now and since I can't seem to gain an ounce. I think that alot of it has to do with Keppra reducing your appetite. I find that I'm not eating as much, I'm more eating to live rather than living to eat if you know what I mean. ... (6 replies)
... so it's not an epileptic seizure. ... (3 replies)
... he's an adult. ... (12 replies)
... I will look into an Independent Living facility but know full well he will simply reject any idea of it. ... (12 replies)
... that we have learned a great deal from in the last 3 years. There is so much research going into Epilepsy right now. If anyone is living with E at this point in time, new things are being found daily, monthly etc. New tests for specific diagnosis etc. ... (9 replies)
... ng cocaine at the time, and I know that is probably the cause, but I don't know if that was the only cause. He is adopted and his natural birth mother died from an epileptic seizure. ... (4 replies)
Getting NO help!!
Nov 14, 2004
... Got off ssi, got a job, had 3 lovely boys then during the last pregnacy she started having grand mal seizures. Some of these lately have been lasting for an hour straight. She is also seing a Dr. for severe panic disorder and depression. Well who would not be depressed if you have to worry about seizing in public. ... (12 replies)
Getting NO help!!
Nov 14, 2004
... for an uphill battle all the way, for it WILL be made difficult for you, despite the promises made! ... (12 replies)
... I had a sinking sensation and jerked uncontrollably from the arms and head. Because my mother had threatened to take me to the allergist to be scratch tested with needles, I just chalked it up as allergies and asked my sister not to tell anyone about it. ... (0 replies)

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