When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
I am 100% positive that hormones are playing a huge factor in both the frequency and intensity of my seizures but I’m not sure where to start to address it. If anyone has any suggestions, PLEASE let me know!
I started with seizures just as I was coming out of menopause at 54. I’m going to be 64 in June. All of my family and friends as well as myself think my epilepsy was brought on by a hormonal change. I… read more
No need to apologize. Tell your neurologist's about the depression side effect of that medication
As someone who was once labeled as not likely to ever reach a long-term seizure free state (and have… read more
Especially for my UK friends but all contributions welcome.How often found you have bloods taken & what do the GPs ask for?. Liver function ? ,Levels of AEDs, ? I've never had mine taken regularly The GP thinks the Epilepsy Unit takes bloods( it doesn't , purely a consultation) & the Unit thinks the GP does .I think I may have to ask for them myself
My GP does it once a year!
Apparently I've read through medical online case studies that covid 19 can cause Ataxia, movement disorders, and Epilepsy after infection .I wanted to add links here but it wouldn't work I find this an interesting thing to know about as I'm wondering could covid 19 infection be the reason for my symptoms the variables in diagnosis are a lot but still it's a possibility.
Nicole The only seizure that can hurt brain cells is if its uncontrolled- status epilepiticus
Repeated one after another same for SUDEP issues. Our meds won't allow this. A breakthru one may occur but… read more
I have heard in the past from several friends who have tried many others including surgery, implants or non-medication alternative methods. However, I think it would help if those of you who have to share your experience with those are now at the point where they have been told that medication will never allow them to reach a long-term seizure free state.
If Q + A section was better organized, then I would not have to ask this question, but we have a support site, so we have to do what we can… read more
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member Everyone gets nervous. Usually what helps is if you talk to your epileptologist/surgeon. From the surgeon, I learned there was a better chance of dying from a car accident… read more
I haven't been on for a while and I'm sure it's already been asked but....
How many of you have had the Covid-19 shots (and which one and why).
Also, my doctor wants me to get Pfizer along with my partner,
but by the time he gets it his work would have started and he won't because he hasn't had the shot.
Again, we can have the Astra in a few days and everything would be alright.
I'm very confused,
I am alright I had the Oxford Astra zenica an I am perfectly alright they are saying for the booster we might get the one the doctors are asking you to have they have studied having them mixed first… read more
Hi ya it s not easy working with epilepsy I take my hat off to all them that do like you say it s when you're I'll and having to take time off bless you never give up ☺️
i want to know as much as possiable about it they r talking about doin this on my daughter
my new years resolution is to to be healthyer. just wondering what is your new years resolution(s)?
MarleneFerraro: thank you and good luck to you as well! i always have a list of things i'm working towards. Sometimes i dont hit the goal by the time i set it so i reevaluate and adjust what i need to… read more