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
I love listening to music and i have a few songs i listen to when it's a bad day. I'm looking for some newer ones if anyone has one.
Some songs that I like:
#1. Mary J. Blige- Just Fine
#2. Owl City- Fireflies
#3. DiL- Don't Let Go
#4. Joeboy- Alcohol 🍸
#5. Kes- Hello 👋
#6. Efya- Best In Me
#7. Halsey- Without Me
#8. Selebobo-… read more
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
I’ve been on Carbotral since i was 8, and trokendi since i was 14-15. I was hospitalized in the past 2 weeks to study my absent seizures off all medications, because i normally have auras only when medicated, until the padt year, ive recently began having absents again also. The doctors tested one medication that was unsuccessful while i was hospitalized, before testing Vimpat over a 24 hour period, and then i was released. I’ve been out for nearly 2 weeks now, and i haven’t had any seizures… read more
I was put on it recently for JME. Taking 300mcg. It's not controlling my seizures. I get myoclonus on it (It actually makes the Myoclonus worse) and feel anxious and also am having a jaw clenching… read more
Theyve been trying to get me to get epilepsy brain surgery for years the older I get the more I'm considering it as I'm seeing how it's affecting my life as an adult. I just want to hear other people who have already done it experiences so I know what I'm getting into. Did it completely cure you? Did your seizures get worse? Any mental changes in personality or mood? How painful was it? Etc.
As far as I know, I haven't had a seizure in over a year. It took me 11 months to feel like myself again after the last one. Then I had 3 months of feeling really good. Now all of a sudden the side effects (brain fog, memory, exhaustion, depression, word recall, etc.) are back. I'm trying hard not to feel like I'm backtracking and to view it as all part of the package. For those of you whose seizures are under control, do your side effects come and go?
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
When someone asks me, "What does epilepsy feel like?" I describe it as "having an invisible stalker with a TASER" and/or "being controlled by a sadistic puppet master". I also tell people my brain has been "rewired by a drunken technician".
Cathryn that is exactly what happens to me. I can hear and know what people are saying just can’t speak back. Get like an intense hot flash and nauseated. About 2-4 every 15-20 days. No meds have… read more
I had between 20 too 30 episodes a day for at least 10years before the age of 15 they were temperl lob apsint mind. I would use better words if I could spell them my microphone isn't working for speak to text.
Iv been off medication since 18 which is around the last time I had one
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