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
Me and my boyfriend are thinking about having a baby in the future. I have a generalized form of epilespy that is controlled, but I will be on medicine for the remainder of my life. My doctor says I can't be on my meds while pragnaet and I guess I want to hear stories about what this has been like for other people
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I’ve had epilepsy since the age of 2. I’m now close to 50 yrs. Of age
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
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
Im going on a trip soon thats a 17 hr time difference ahead of where i normally live. Ive gone through 2 hr time differences at most. Has anybody gone on far distanced trips? How did that go with the seizures? Was it harder goinng to your travel destinatiom or bacck home after? Any advice to hopefully help make if slightly easier with managing the seizures?
I have travelled to Europe from NY, that’s a 6 hour difference; 17 hours is a whole other story.
The advice I would give is to adjust your meds according to your usual time intervals, and not just… read more
That is a great way I bet. I meditate with praying.
VNS battery change on 2/6/17
Lots of coughing! Is there anything for that?
Dr. said it will last for a few days .
Side effects hoarseness, coughing, tickles
I know when I has my VNS if the doctor had the settings of the output current too high, the output frequency of the VNS signal set to fast, or the on time set to long that was 3 settings that really… read more