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'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.
There are 2 possibilities
1. You experiencing bad side effects of your medication(s)
2. You are actually having , some form of a seizure.
I too have blackouts. They are a type of seizure . I also… read more
I had serzuire since I was 2 yrs old and I am 31 yrs old and my son is 10 yrs old just wondering if he would have them or if would get them from me
I was wrong in my original comment, you can pass epilepsy through genetics. Although just because you have epilepsy doesn’t necessarily mean that it was passed on through genetics
Good way to help yourself. Like it.
How many people still manage to still work full time and have breakthrough seizures?
I worked 6 days a week 50/hrs wk. for 35 years. I had worked in a lumberyard. I started working outside making houseloads of lumber. Very physical labor. I moved into customer service, less physical… read more
I have reached a point where trying to work is no longer an option for me. The whole process of applying for disability seems very overwhelming. I did get through the initial application so now I am waiting to see what is next. I was told I may be sent to some specific doctors chosen by the Social Security Administration. I am not currently on any medication because everything I have tried to date makes me sick and my regular doctor said I am "medication resistant". I would just like to have… read more
I did that. They all gave reasons why I cant work also
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
Since I was diagnosed epileptic at 15 months old (December 1979), most of my seizures are nocturnal but I also have absence, tonic clonic & generalised focal ones, so I’ve been epileptic now for 43… read more
I paid sometimes over $800 for Vimpat!