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
Will it set off with excessive motion.
I have heard of this but I am afraid to shell out the money only ro have it not work. I'm waiting for it to be out a little longer so I can hear how well it works. If it works well, I would be more… read more
My 5 year old daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy last year. She's been having seizures every 1-2 months since then. But when she has a seizure, it never stops on its own. Every time, she has to go to the hospital and receive diazepam injection. Is there any other person with similar conditions? Will it get worse with time? I'm so worried.
I've never dealt with a kid with epilepsy just myself. See if her doctor would give you a concentrate (liquid) RX of diazapam or lorazapam and educate you on the dosages for her seizures. It can go… read more
I was told I have Grand Mal and other Seizure Disorders one of them called Pseudoseizures . Anyone else ever hear of this? I'm told it's hard to diagnose and often gone undiagnosed or is missed. My family and I was just grasping the Grand Mal Seizures now there's more to try and sort thru?
I agree especially with MarKC - thanks for reminding me of ' non epileptic seizures' I've also heard of them being called ' pseudoseizures' too
I live with epilepsy day after day and my dream is to be a video editor but there’s been another dream stopping from happening because of all these meds I’m going to attempt to try it anyways though by training myself for the Navy. I hope my body can take this dream. This is important.
You can do anything please don't let this epilepsy ruin your life ... a gave up my jibs because of ot a regert it a was going to collapse once a week to learn my lifted a had 2 jobs 1 in a care… read more
So I'm going back to college. I start on August 11th. Here's my deal though. I've been in and out of college since I graduated in 2009 because of Epilepsy problems. I've gone to college three other times already. Also for three different things. Should have stayed with the same track I know but I'm indecisive and I get bored easily. First time I was at the community college, I was there for my AA but I had just found out that I had Epilepsy. My GPA started dropping near the end of a year and a… read more
read it write it sign it and Record it there are exceptions for our disability take an ASL class once you learn to sign you will surprise yourself how much you remember you muight find a new calling
Has anyone had side effects with certain foods, with your medications. Cause ever since I started taken lamitical I cant eat any of the spanish beans I used eat. Which is weird. It used to be fine when I ate spanish beans with rice but ever since I started taken lamitical for my seizures is that a side effect or no?
I'm on that but I'm just getting immune to every medicine 😢 I wouldn't take Felbamate
On 7/6/17 my doctor started me on 50 mg. Briviact 2 times per day. I take 1 about 6:30 AM and the other about 5:00 PM. When I was on the 50mg dose I had no side effects. After 5 days he wanted to up my dose to 100mg. 2 times per day. I started 100mg. 2 times per day, 1 at 6:30 AM and other at 5:00 PM
I noticed since I've increase my meds to 100mg. Is when the "Side Effects" started. It seems like now I'm always very tired. Also I noticed sometimes when I walk I don't feel steady… 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
Hi I'm new to all this and absolutely terrified :(
My baby boy has just started having what we think are focal seizures. He spent 2 weeks in hospital having tests and all came back normal except EEG shows epileptic activity on the right side of his brain and occasionally in the left. They have put him on keppra and I'm scared of side effects and long term affects!! It's hard to tell if it's keppra or his age! Please help