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.
Has anyone experience a weight gain on @Keppra? I have gained almost 20 lbs in just 45 days. I also take Zoloft for depression and anxiety.
Just the opposite for me however I'm not on zoloft. I'm on Buspar. Iv lost 40 lbs
Anyone have seizure reactions to watching a 3D movie? I sure would like to watch Thor Love and Thunder in 3D but not sure if my brain will react. Thoughts please?
I think the type of movies like being a stressful or comedy might have something different each time too!
Since my last seizure, I find my attention span is much shorter, especially when reading. Anyone else experience this?
if anyone is free to chat i am here
I’ve had epilepsy since the age of 2. I’m now close to 50 yrs. Of age
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
I live in Colorado. Perhaps you can come here and tell the whole state to shut up. 🥴🤪
I was 58. Took 4 years to diagnose. I still believe it’s hormonal for me. I am followed by Mayo and they have no real answers. I’m refractory (drug resistant). Just woke up with it one day. 🤷♀️