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Has Anyone Taken A Seizure In Front Of Their Kids Or Grandchildre? What Was Their Response?

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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

The first time my kids saw me have a major fit was in 1998( I'd been diagnosed in 1978 ) My boys were 13 & 11 ,my daughter was 9 .She sat on the stairs crying - the boys ran next door who called… read more

Who's Heard That Song End Transmission By Fire From The Gods? Has A Trippy Video With Lights So Wouldn't Watch If You Can't Handle Them.

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I like it cause it makes me think a bit and it reminds me of my life oddly due to certain lyrics in it. Go to 1:43 and listen. Pretty good song

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=B8ZJSYahVus&a...

Fire From The Gods - End Transmission (Official Music Video) - YouTube Music
Fire From The Gods - End Transmission (Official Music Video) - YouTube Music
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Good tune . Cool video. It’s a rarity, when seeing an African singing hard rock style music
There are some great African rock /hard rock/ heavy metal type musicians and bands
Living Colour
Prin… read more

Keppra

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Can they make you feel itcy

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Actually, there are recommendations but no absolutes when it comes to medications and any other treatments.

I have friends on here who have been on Tegretol for as long as I have been alive (55+… read more

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If You Know Everything You Know Now, Would You Still Have That Brain Surgery Today?

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For those of you who have had brain surgery, please first answer each of these questions (for each time you had brain surgery) before answering the main question:

1. When was your brain surgery?

2. What were you told prior to convinced you to have brain surgery?

3. What was/are your pros and cons in judging your brain surgery or surgeries?

4. Did one or more of them improve your quality of life?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member Sounds like the WADA test. I had that before my surgery.

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Hi All, When I Interact W/ Strangers My Angry Landlord, Or Flirting W/ Someone Depending On Intensity I Get Myoclonic Seizures Enough To Get

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(Con't)..sometimes very emotional and breakdown shaking. Very scared of my seizures upgrading to tonic-clonic (my usual). Any suggestions to assist downgrading the stress in these situations?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Thank you very much for adding that key information Bryan!

Can Anyone Suggest A Good Neurologist That Specializes In Epilepsy In Gauteng South Africa?

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My neurologist left South Africa and went to Australia or the UK (Dr Stanley Levy) and I'm now battling to find a good neurologist. Can anyone help?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Thank you for sharing @A MyEpilepsyTeam Member, will keep that in mind. Hope all is well

Name Brand To Generic

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Hey everyone. I recently decided to switch from name brand lamictal and keppra to generic. My doctor said it is cimpletely fine, but i just want to know if anyone has any first hand knowledge on this? Its just so much cheaper is why.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Hi Huntercorbel - and friends! - I posted just this morning to Phillywoman - in answer to her request - a fairly long explanation that my epilepsy specialist gave to me yesterday about all the… read more

I Was Wondering If Anyone Who's On Or Has Been On Levetiracetam Has Found That It Affects Their Concentration?

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I started my medication when I started university and ever since i've noticed a huge drop in my ability to concentrate. When I was in college I never had this problem. I was wondering if it's possible that it could be a side effect of my medication or if anyone else has experienced this?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take lepta and have actually had neuropsych assessments (complicated story but trust me you don’t need them this is just a governing body being a dimwit), it actually showed that my working memory… read more

Anyone Else Taking Levetiracetam Lose Their Sex Drive??

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Sorry to be so personal but ive completely lost mine since changing to levetiracetam!? Help!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Wife and I was having sex one time and before I knew it I open my eyes and lost it she said I had a sz so didnt finish didnt get back up, that was the only time, my sz last 10 seconds But now 14 yrs… read more

Do You Sometimes Not Comprehend Simple Questions?

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I sometimes have to ask if the person could repeat their question again, sometimes twice before it finally registers. Feels like the person is looking at me like “hello, anybody home?” I just say I’m sorry and smile. 😄

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Congratulation Steve, praise report 28 years Seizure free, I'm at 28 months Seizure free since changed Medication no flash backs, no stares no biting of my tongue. Yet as with everyone I'm getting… read more