Since my last seizure, I find my attention span is much shorter, especially when reading. Anyone else experience this?
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 went out yesterday purposely and I'm happy again! I can't wait for this weekend! I'm going to finally do open mic again! Last time was 2020 and I blocked him. I spoke a little ruff to him first
When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
I am 100% positive that hormones are playing a huge factor in both the frequency and intensity of my seizures but I’m not sure where to start to address it. If anyone has any suggestions, PLEASE let me know!
I started with seizures just as I was coming out of menopause at 54. I’m going to be 64 in June. All of my family and friends as well as myself think my epilepsy was brought on by a hormonal change. I… read more
Sleeping or watching tv
1. Lack of sleep
2. Strobe lights
3. Blowing on a windmill
My least favorite part of an EEG was having the electrodes implanted directly into my scalp. Then I was told to relax!
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.
Yes but for me it happens in stages,firstly i feel a different sense of reality, secondly i realise my coordination/balance/vision is impaired and thirdly i realise whats happening between a fog of… 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
My name is Mar, 31 years old female, im new to seizures and epilepsy, in Aug 2021 i started having partial seizures. I didnt know they were seizures, i initially thought im having panic attacks or something. Anyways, fast forward to sep 2nd, 2021 i had my first tonic clonic, my husband found me on the floor in my office seizing. Called 911, I had peed myself and bit my tongue which indicated that i had seizure. Anyways i spent 3 days in the hospital where they ran tests (CT scan,… read more
Hi Mar, I’m approaching 65. A near death experience at 14 months is the probable cause for my epilepsy, though I remember being about 7 when I first got a seizure. Something simple with an aura, I… read more