When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
It tends to affect most of my personal life. It's quite embarrassing at times, working with a colleague for 3 years and all of a sudden you can't remember something like names. Going to your boss to ask or tell them or tell them something and just stand there because you don't remember. It's frustrating not to mention annoying.
I have a terrible memory. I do remember staying up late studying for exams etc. when I was in school for hours. I would read a chapter in a book then an hour later all that information did not sink… 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
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 have to a video eeg done. I have watched some YouTube videos, but still have questions. Will they just stop all my medications as soon as i am in the hospital? Or what?
It all depends on how long the EEGV is . For one day, they won’t do a thing with meds.
From 4 - 7 days they will decrease your meds little bit at a time everyday
They want to try and get as big of… read more
i want to know as much as possiable about it they r talking about doin this on my daughter
if anyone is free to chat i am here
I’ve had epilepsy since the age of 2. I’m now close to 50 yrs. Of age
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.
I'm in the proces of applying for HCPC registration and I need to declare about having epilepsy and my relatively recent seizures - will this impact me getting my registration?
Occupational health have previously advised no lone-working, which would impact my work immensely! Anyone have similar experiences?
I didn't want others to know when I was diagnosed at 41
But I have had some unfortunate issues in which I didn't have any idea of what happened.... I guess I was on a vent and when I finally woke up… 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