When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
I'm going to have the RNS implant in March. And all I want to know is has anyone else had it done and dose it work . I go in March to Vanderbilt medical center in Nashville Tennessee.
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
Hi all. My son recently started seizing (grand mal) again after 4 years of being seizure free. I’m looking to buy him a seizure alert device but wanted to know if anyone has any experience with them. I’m currently looking at My Medic Watch App which connects to a smartphone or the Embrace 2 Watch. Are there any other options out there? Your insight is much appreciated.
Hi Becky. My son started having absent seizures when he was 7. At age 15 he suffered from his first grand mal (this happened after his father’s funeral. He died from congestive heart failure)… read more
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
I’m really happy that Tampa Bay Bucs made it. They’re playing home against Dallas Cowboys Monday night!
I wish I could say something but my husband is a football official (he is an umpire). Both he and. I would be in so much trouble if it was found that he made a prejudiced statement. So enjoy the… read more
Thanks for the information and to the helpers! Very important and much appreciated!
Since my last seizure, I find my attention span is much shorter, especially when reading. Anyone else experience this?
He is lashing out, throwing, etc. This is taking a dosage over 50 mg. Signs began 5-7 days after going up to from 50 mg to 75mg to 100mg.
We, neurologist and I, are slowing weaning him back down.
Generally speaking, every epilepsy med should be a weaning off and on process. Also feel it's safest to do this one drug at a time, if possible, because how can you determine side effects and… read more
In the case of most of us (unless those who suffered brain damage that specifically damage to long-term memory in the inner brain with the hippocampus and memory central command) or are suffering from dementia (easier to get a test now that can show if you have early stages or soon will have do to recent research published earlier this year), then all of your memories (nothing that occurs during a seizure except those seizures like the Simple Partial Seizures that you are completely aware… read more
I wouldn't know, Besides Diagnozed with 4 forms of Epilepsy since 1982 to the year 2000, also had 1 new type of Seizures with Full Amnesia that Lasted 3 days long every single time I had Prescription… read more