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I Have Been Seizure Free 6 Years. My Neurologist Increased Lamictal Because After Bloodwork, Said It Was Not At Therapeutic Level. Why?
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I don't understand why I would need more medication if I am seizure free. It makes me sleepy and depressed. I have been on seizure medication for 50 years and seems to me it causes clinical depression which I have dealt with for many years.

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If you have low levels with your medication, you will soon or later start seizuring again. Everyone’s body could start tolerating the meds . Some , it may take awhile and some it may take shorter time… read more

First Time Seizure In Front Of Bestie, How Do I Deal With It?
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I stayed at my best friends house, woke up, had a seizure. She was wonderful about it. Cared for me, made sure I was safe. Now I’m feeling strange about it all.

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I had epilepsy all my life . I have seizured everywhere. I’ve seizured at home , at school when I was younger, In front of and at my friends home, and any where in public.

My friends would show… read more

How Often Do You Increase Your Medication?
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It appears every 3-6 months my seizures become out of control again and I need to increase my medication. Things will go well for a bit and then get out of control again and a dose increase will temporarily help. Is this normal? Does this happen to you guys? Im on tegretol, vimpat, and clobazam.

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"So far so good" as in just none of the immediate side effects or Keppra, or are you in a long-term seizure free state?

Has Anyone Lost There Hair Being On Vimpat?
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Losing your hair when you wash it in the shower?

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Yes definitely!

Strokes And Epilepsy
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I had a stroke a month ago. My hubby watched me and decided this was not seizure activity and called the EMTS. I got the drug that you have to have within 3hours so i was very lucky. I have some weakness on my left side but it is stronger already after all the rehab. I've been reading that people with epilepsy are more likely to have a stroke. Did anyone else know this? Have you experienced strokes too? What alarms me is unless someone knows you really well, they won't know you were having a… read more

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) links follow to explain what it is and how it can help you to gain the tight grasp on depression and anxiety and more from successfully taking down your Wall and… read more

Does Anyone Go To The Doctor And Forget What The Doctor Said?
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I had a neurologist appointment. I know I answered most questions like I know what I am talking about. But when I get home and try to explain to my husband what the doctor said, I don't remember. I don't remember why I need a test? I don't remember what I said. I feel so dumb. My spouse usually goes to my appointments, but couldn't go this time. He gets frustrated when I don't have the information. He thinks that sometimes doctors just want to do tests to get information for statistical… read more

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I always take someone with me. But my memory therapist says I need to start writing key words from conversations and it will bring the whole thing back to me

Importance Of Blood Tests
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how often do people take blood tests to check depletion levels that most of the medications cause? especially after increase and change of medications?

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I don't really do Blood tests that often and only after decreasing my medication.

I Wanted To Learn About Epidiolex. The Directions Mentions Digestive Issues, Throwing Up And Loose Bowels. The Liver Is Also Mentioned.
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What would blood levels tell the Neurologist and I? So far I do not have yellowing skin or eyes. I am concerned.

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They have been running bloods for my Levels, but do not think it has to do with my Liver. I have an appointment with her coming up at some point. Could I ask her to send in an order before the… read more

What Is Tonic Clinic Seizure
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I have had tonic clonic seizures from the get go. No aura, bad ictal phase. I have pretty bad bites to my tongue. I had one seizure from the standing position which was my worst as I stand almost 6… read more

I’m Interested To Know If There Are Any Natural Remedies For Epilepsy? I’m Getting Tired Of The Medication And Side Effects.
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I know everyone is different CBD. Oil didn't work for me ,but what have you got to lose ,give it a go