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
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
When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
Good way to help yourself. Like it.
I'm training to be a teacher and I was wondering if anyone is a teacher and has epilepsy? Is it difficult to manage your epilepsy and your job?
I know exactly how you feel! All of my seizures have happened in the morning, and that makes me nervous since I'm at school early in the morning. I hope everything goes well with your teacher… read more
Does anyone with uncontrolled seizures work at a job ? And if so doing what ? I have held 4 jobs in my life running heavy equipment , welding , a prison guard and my last one when epilipsey hit I was a Rig Manger for Nabors. I'm on disablity now but man do they give me a hard time I have looked but getting back and forth and my job experience I can no longer do any of that. I'm 41 Thanks
I have worked 11 years as a janitor don’t know if I had more than one for sure or not because it was just me dumping trash and sometimes would get yelled at for skipping spaces but when I thought I… read more
I’ve been trying to lose weight for 2 years now probably 3-4 honestly but losing pounds is definitely a challenge and building motivation is hard so usually I just listen to Motivational Music or something that describes a fight in a song. What do y’all do for more motivation? When you want to change.
If you make a god of the medical field be careful! I learned about minds many working in the field. You so learn the great people and those who are still learning and admit to it! Those who don’t make… read more
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
My son is set to have left temporal lobectomy on September 28 2018. I am wanting to talk to people who have had this done and your experiences. We are very nervous.
I've had most of these side effects that can be related to epilepsy meds but if your female they can occur during the menopause, depending on your age .
Hi, I understand what you mean about hormone levels cause I have been through the symptoms, take care.