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Does Anyone Else Have Multiple Mental Diagnosis Stemming From Anti Convulsant. I Have About 4 Outside Of The Typical Depression And Anxiety.

Does Anyone Else Have Multiple Mental Diagnosis Stemming From Anti Convulsant. I Have About 4 Outside Of The Typical Depression And Anxiety.

My boyfriend thinks I should have more control over my moods and thinks I just blame it on my meds

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I'm on Tegretol and Leviteracetam(Keppra)....they say both cause drowsiness but I'm certain they also cause memory and mood issues...

posted almost 5 years ago

Sense Of Smell And Taste Affected By Temporal Lobe Epilepsy?

Sense Of Smell And Taste Affected By Temporal Lobe Epilepsy?

Does anyone who have temporal lobe epilepsy find that it changed their sense of smell and taste
For as long as i can remember my whole life i had no sense of smell, and a really distorted sense of taste. My first noticed episode that was diagnosed later as a seizure was when i was 16. With fronto-temporal lobe epilepsy. Since being diagnosed with epilepsy i had wondered if the two issues were connected at all. A couple years ago i started having episodes where i developed a sense of smell, and… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member I'm the same way, but I can't smell any kind of food even if it's cooking in the oven.

posted 4 months ago

Being Single

Being Single

I know that many people on this site is in a relationship. I am single. Why haven't I met the right person!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have been widowed for 16 years. I have been praying to find a good gentle hearted man.Three weeks ago I met William. We have been talking and texting. Had dinner date this week. We believe we have… read more

posted 5 months ago

Has Anyone Been Pregnant And Dealt With Seizures?

Has Anyone Been Pregnant And Dealt With Seizures?

I have grand mal seizures and recently found out that im pregnant. But im worried about the effects it might have. I wanted a first person point of view in dealing with a pregnancy along with dealing with epilepsy.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have Grand Mal seizures and have been pregnant twice. I didn't have any seizures or other issues with my Epilepsy. I took my medicine, vitamins and saw Drs regularly, I did have more appointments… read more

posted 4 months ago

If Epilepsy Was A Person Or An Animal, Real Or Fictional, What Would It Be Like?

If Epilepsy Was A Person Or An Animal, Real Or Fictional, What Would It Be Like?

Sorry if this is a weird question but I have artist block right now.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member I am so sorry to hear that your seizures are that powerful and devastating (thus longer recovery time)!

posted 5 months ago

Can Person Have Seizures Without It Showing Up On A Longterm Eeg Test?

Can Person Have Seizures Without It Showing Up On A Longterm Eeg Test?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Mine don't, either. Where are yours coming from? I was told mine could be coming from too deep in the frontal temporal lobe to show up on an EEG.

posted 10 months ago

Has Anyone Done The Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)? Pros/cons?

Has Anyone Done The Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)? Pros/cons?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was one of the first 1,500 in the world to get a VNS back in 1998. I just had my 5th battery replacement about two weeks ago.

posted over 1 year ago
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Epilepsie And VR

Epilepsie And VR

Hi,

I love PC gaming, and have always been a gamer. I had all type of consoles and have now a gaming PC. I love Sim Racing in particular and since VR became widely available I'm fighting with myself. My Intelligence tells me as a person with Photosensitve Epilepsie, it is the worse I can do to myself, the gamer in me urges me to give it a go. My Epilepsie is under good control with medication and I have no seizures, I even drive a car. I wonder if anyone here was brave enough to give it a go… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

QI have been addicted to gaming for 5 years now but I am big into slot machine games. I belong to clubs, work events together &have made lots of friends. Some of whom I have met in person

Even in my… read more

posted 26 days ago

Has Anyone (Is Anyone) Having More Problems With Physical Activity And Increased Seizures?

Has Anyone (Is Anyone) Having More Problems With Physical Activity And Increased Seizures?

I am 50 and have had seizures since I was 6 months old. The seizures followed an adult dose of asthma meds. I have had varying intensity and numbers all my life. I have not responded to medical treatment well. I take a regimen of 4 anti-epileptic meds 2x daily. I have not gone 1 month without a seizure. I usually have 2+ per month.

As I have aged different things act as triggers. For the last 3 or so years, just doing simple yard work causes seizures. I have never been an inside… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have seizures like you, meditating helps alot. I know this seems weird but for me it helps. Clear your head, breath in 4 times, hold in 7, then release out for 8. I'm sorry your depressed as am I at… read more

posted 24 days ago
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Stress Seizures?

Stress Seizures?

Anyone experience seizures with no real reason? EEGs Normal. MRI normal. Happens after stressful event (during calming down). (Example: horrible fight with family/high emotions)

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you 😊 i hope so too. And i wish they can find a neuron like that too. You'd think machines would be advanced enough for that by now then we could have a cure

posted about 2 years ago