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Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Men Having Seizures From Hormonal Issues?

Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Men Having Seizures From Hormonal Issues?

I have a seizure once a month around the same time usually within the same week. I always joked around with everyone saying I am having my "period" but now I am doing some research and seeing that guys also have menstrual cycles but not very noticeable. Kind of a crazy question but might as well try and figure it out right? Haha

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Look for specialist in Epilepsy in the field ONLY otherwise you just keep going in circles and med cocktails. Every patient is basically a lab rat. The meds have come a long way but there is more to explore! It this dose work? Do we raise it with with med? And the until you reach a common ground in which there is a decent control of seizures, side effects, thats when you find your "happy ending." I haven't found mine so I live with epilepsy but its all I know. Your issues sounds complex. I don't hesitate to go to another practitioner if the one I see just pushs pills. Also look for a health provider to work with you and alternative treatments because specialists are not necessarily well-read in hormonal issues. If you look hard enough you will find a lot of inexpensive ways to get these top notch remedies. Also look into vocational rehabs for ppl with disabilities, etc. if you don't qualify for one of thier programs you might be recommended to another source that will help foot the bill or low cost treatment. NETWORKING is everything these day. Start a meet up group, go to Brain Trama groups or something similar, you will find a lot of resources from ppl there who work with ppl in those fields. :)

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Is it your diet? Or or the preworkout you use? I'v been working out and been seizure free for a year or longer but I still have little ones from stress or carb in take.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I can tell you as a woman, hormones played a huge part in how I would feel. The human body is a wonderfully amazing organism (for lack of a better word), so don't be surprised if this isn't true.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Well my first seizure I was 12 right when I was hitting puberty. There's been twice (the last 2 January's for my New Years resolution) that I started working out and lasted about 2 months in the gym and went 4 months and then 5 months seizure free so I'm wondering maybe testosterone levels maybe. Idk I need to see my neurologist or even just a regular dr on this one and get some info cause I think I found something here and am really excited. Orrrr I could be just thinking too much and it's something totally different haha

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Interesting. That's new to me, but hormones have huge impacts on every aspect of our moods, chemistry, etc. Current medical knowledge doesn't even begin to explain most of what's going on in our bodies. Listen to your body and your instincts. If I were you I'd keep tracking this carefully. Believe what it tells you.

posted over 6 years ago
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