Does anyone know if 200mg 2x day is a high dose? I mean I could ask my neurologist. Just curious.
I take 1 200 in morning 2 at night and mind are brand name and never had problem but came sz free goning on 25 yrs as also take Tegretol 400mg 1 in morning 1 at night same time brand name
Earlier today, a rain storm came through. Maybe a minute before this, something happened, rather not discuss it. Thought about brain tumors and intracranial pressure. When the barometer drops, ICP is higher than the pressure outside of the head. Had brain surgery, and brain tumors have the same effect- the tumor presses on the brain. Any experiences with sudden changes in air pressure?
Me too. Exactly my experience, every word. Even what my neurologist said to me this morning, exactly word for word. He said he had deep experience with epilepsy for many years and never heard of air… 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 had epilepsy since 4 and i was recently diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy and my epilepsy specialist said that surgery might be a good option but i also have other types of epilepsy so i dont know if my other types would be affected not only that but i have a traumatic brain injury and acute encophalophaly
I don’t blame You!
As a child, I took Phenobarbital at night, and Tridione in the daytime. Anyone else heard of this? My new Dr.'s give me funny looks, but I know what I was taking. I was 17 when I stopped taking it.
I take 145 mg of phenobarbital.
116 at night
On it 29 years
I always get freezing after a seizure and when i start feeling normal again i start going from hot to cold to hot and back and forth. I can not get comfortable! It's 85 degrees and i have a sweatshirt on and I'm still freezing! But i checked my temperature and it's normal. Is this a type of seizure?
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member yes, it sucks. Also hormones fluctuated my temperature, as well.
My ex bf was 29 years when he passed away from a random sezure at the age of 29 he was born with fetal alcohol syndrome and scaring on the left side of the brain..is this something that happens and could there have been anything to prevent his premature death
He may of had a a SUDEP ( sudden unexplained death in epilepsy ) . The best thing is to talk to a specialist in this area
I recently had my third seizure at 29 years old. My first was a Febrile Seizure at age 5 or so. My second was around 22; I went to a music festival after barely sleeping, didn't eat, drank and smoked marijuana. Third was after a long night of drinking and poor sleep. Smoked marijuana and instantly went into one. I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with IGE. I haven't started my Keppra yet as I've already been dealing with anxiety and depression for the last year or so. I haven't been able to have a… read more
Love your honesty thanks for it
my new years resolution is to to be healthyer. just wondering what is your new years resolution(s)?
MarleneFerraro: thank you and good luck to you as well! i always have a list of things i'm working towards. Sometimes i dont hit the goal by the time i set it so i reevaluate and adjust what i need to… read more
My wife is living with epilepsy and I am so scared to death of losing her. I would like to know if there is anything we could do, or is it something that's inevitable?
I would say when for some reason the seizures can not be controlled, no matter what they do