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
When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
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
It's happened quite a few times at bedtime most recently last night, i feel heavy and disconnected but also like my body is moving around, my eyes quickly moving around...
After my right lobe craniotomy on 12-16-2020 being a constant burden on my family unable to help out, drive or work had a couple of trips via ambulance to the ER. Seen for: 8/2/2021
Pseudo seizures &… read more
Where I live they have made wearing masks up to us. We are still 6 feet away from one another. The small activities only allow 10 people in a room, still. I am sure the isolation when we could… read more
Hi all. My son recently started seizing (grand mal) again after 4 years of being seizure free. I’m looking to buy him a seizure alert device but wanted to know if anyone has any experience with them. I’m currently looking at My Medic Watch App which connects to a smartphone or the Embrace 2 Watch. Are there any other options out there? Your insight is much appreciated.
Hi Becky. My son started having absent seizures when he was 7. At age 15 he suffered from his first grand mal (this happened after his father’s funeral. He died from congestive heart failure)… read more
In May 2021, my son who was 7 years old at the time and experienced a grand mal seizure on an airplane. I would like to fly him from Florida to Seattle but I am scared to death of putting him on another plane. Has anyone ever had a grand mal seizure on the plane and if so did you ever fly again? And if you fly it again did you have a seizure?
Thank you! All the 3 neurologist tells me it’s ok for him to fly. That airplanes and altitude are not known seizure triggers. I Google a lot and find many accounts where people have had seizures… read more
My husband suddenly started having grand mal seizures about 6 years ago completely out of the blue and was diagnosed with epilepsy about 6 months after his first cluster of seizures. He was young (27) fit and healthy and strong as he is a farmer, since the epilepsy began he has changed in almost every way... can anyone else relate?
I started having seizures January 2019 and was so depressed. I came to terms with this. My family have been very supportive. This takes some time to get used to for everybody.
Thanks for the information and to the helpers! Very important and much appreciated!
I am set to have the ECoG Intracranial EEG(the grid on the surface of the brain), I have had the Depth Electrodes once. With my limited research it sounds that the depth electrodes were significantly easier... Just curious if someone could shine some light on what that whole process looks like and what I have to look forward too.
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