When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
Every couple of years I have seizures then my Dr wants to try something new or ups the dosage. The meds I'm on now are making me dizzy and off balance
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
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
According to my research Clonazepam/Klonopin was first approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 1976. This approval means that it will be available from pharmaceutical companies in a… 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 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 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.
Hi my name is kimmie. I am 45. The only one in my family with epilepsy is my cousin. I didn't have any problems until few years ago. When i was 22 i was in a Motorcycle wreck with no helmet. My head is what broke my fall doing 60. We hit a northern deer. I have memory problems till this day. About 4 years ago my long term boyfriend of 17 years cheated on me. I was so stressed out from the mean things he said and did that i started to blackout and fall to the gound and would and Contort while i… read more
Kim614, my seizures didn’t actually “appear” until 6 years after my accident. About 70% of brain injury survivors will experience at least one seizure in their lifetime, and rarely just the one. So… read more
I sometimes find it takes a few days for my memory and concentration to get back to normal.
I figure everyseizure is 3 ,4 days blanked out of my memory.in over55 years a ot of lost time.Onetime went to florida by car from massachusetts with some friends.Was entering florida had agrand mal.to… read more
Does anyone take ativan? If so anyside effects? Are there any rare side effects thats not listed as common occurences, that anyone has experienced with ativan?
I take the generic brand Lorazepam. It’s also a oral ( liquid ) medication . I only take this, when I need to recover from cluster seizures .