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Every 4 Months

Every 4 Months

My boyfriend has seizures every 4 months like clockwork. He’s 63. His seizures started almost 3 years ago. The only thing doctors found are tiny hemorrhages on the left side of his brain. He’s also had multiple concussions in his life. He’s on Keppra, depekote and valpram. He has some memory issues and sometimes has a hard time spitting out the right words. The doctor said there’s no sign of dementia. Any thoughts? None of them has ever heard of seizures being on a clock. They also can’t explain… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My seizures come in a cycle. Every 3-6 weeks I will have a 3 day cluster of up to 15 seizures. They thought it might be cataminial but we flat lined my hormones and I haven't had a period in 4 years now but they are still coming on the cycles.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My seizures are usually on a cycle as well. I usually have them weekly. I will have a few in one day and maybe a week before another.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Sometimes people release hormones, sweat or will lose control of blatter/bowels because of seizures

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

The strange odor is an Aura. Sometimes I can’t get out the right word also. So I write it down and try to say it. Or my friend will say the word then I can say it.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I am also on Keppra. I also have memory issues and a hard time spitting out the right words, at times.

posted about 1 year ago
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