Has anyone ever been discriminated against or refused a job because of epilepsy? I understand there are some jobs that are risky for individuals with epilepsy,but let me tell you why Im asking this question. Im a Healthcare provider and I was seeing clients in home for an agency here in Jacksonville,Florida called Visiting Angels I had a seizure one night at my case. When I came back around my patient was ok and I was able to finish my shift. As a result of that they… read more
I have always wondered about that, as I often get terrible headaches, sometimes feeling like I want to throw up.
Im apart of the trans community, and am wanting to take testosterone therapy. I havent said anything to my doctors yet, slightly out of fear, but i want to know if theres even a possibility of being able to before i go to them. Is there anyone else who is doing hormone therapy while having epilepsy? Any interqctions between the hormone medications and the anti seizure medications? Any seizure increase with it? I did look it up, and there was some chance of interaction and seizure increaae but… read more
We have been given approval to start epidiolex and understand we will be jumping through the insurance hoops. Keppra had been a debilitating med for my son-depression,anger,weight gain.
I’d like to hear from others that have used this fda approved cbd.
I'm wanting to buy a tens/EMS Machine for sore muscles, but have heard they can trigger a seizure in people with Epilepsy. Anyone with any knowledge on this?
i am wanting some advice about pregancy. i have been told that i am able to have a baby by my doctor, however i have been told by others that i could not because i was taking dilantin. the doctors said it was unsafe as the baby will have birth defects i am unsure would be great if a woman can answer this!
Hey is anyoje using cannabis and still other pharmaceutical anti seizure meds? Or are those using cannabis using only cannabis? If so how is it going, any ijteractions? Theres a part of me that wants to ask my dr to see if can start using cannabis to treat my seizures instead of my other meds, cause i want to just be on one thing that works not three or four to make it work.
I was told by Neurologist that reason for wanting EEG record of seizure so that the area of the brain can be identified. The applicable meds can then be prescribed. If this is true, then where might one find such information?