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Top 10 Search Results for "does focus and concentration cause seizures"

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Does Anyone Else Take Zonisamide (zonegran) ?

Does Anyone Else Take Zonisamide (zonegran) ?

I know nothing of it and neither does my mom. Shes never heard of it. It was created or found after she stopped taking meds. The doctors only told me the usual side effects that come with medicine, dizzy, nausea, drowsiness. Anything i need to worry about?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I take Zonisamide. Keeps My weight down too! As far as memory loss, it could be from the Vimpat I take.

posted 18 days ago

Anyone Ever Have Those Days Where They Think They're About To Have A Seizure But Don't?

Anyone Ever Have Those Days Where They Think They're About To Have A Seizure But Don't?

I'm talking about concentration issues or when your mind is playing tricks on you. How do you deal with it? I had this problem yesterday. I usually binge-watch my favorite shows or play video games, that takes my mind off of it.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have terrible concentration problems and with focus t. And if I feel like a sezuire is coming on but doesn't it's like hearing people but not understanding them. I like to go outside and enjoy… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

Have you tried the ketogenic diet for seizures and how did it go?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It was recommended that I try either Keto or the Mediterranean diet. I tried Keto first. This was 3+ yrs ago and I noticed that I speak with more clarity but if I'm stressed or tired, my memory gets… read more

posted about 13 hours ago

Does Anyone Else Get Concentration Problems Randomly?

Does Anyone Else Get Concentration Problems Randomly?

I get concentration problems randomly, when I wake up in the morning sometimes, I get concentration problems & can't focus. I'm fine but, this usually happens randomly & I don't feel like doing anything but watching tv & playing games. If anyone else goes through it, how do you handle it?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Over the years I've learned to "Pace myself"
I find I can get into some trouble with how I feel depending upon how much sleep I've gotten the night before
Used to have horrid insominia during the… read more

posted 12 months ago

Seizures Started Happening In The Day.

Seizures Started Happening In The Day.

I’ve always had seizures in my sleep, its been that way for 12/13 years now. But suddenly, my seizures started happening first thing in the morning. I had two this week (which is a lot for myself. My medication was good on keeping me from having seizures) but both of them this week happened right as i was waking up. I do my weird choking fit and then the seizure happens. I guess my question is, is this normal or something i should be a little more worried about.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I used to have seizures only at night and now they are during the day, I always recommend to speak to your Doctor but I also get the chocking thing but after a seizure it is a ictal seizure which in… read more

posted 24 days ago

What Meds Make You Cause A Increase In Seizures?

What Meds Make You Cause A Increase In Seizures?

just curious because i have a increase in seizures on dilantin and depakote. i also had a rash while on tegretol. had to get it off asap. so what is you weakest link that made you have more seizures or rashes?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Trileptal was the first med I took anx it took away all seizures and I had no side effects until I got a skin rash in the middle of school and found out years later that it woke up a dormant skin… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Does Stress Cause You Seizures To Happen

Does Stress Cause You Seizures To Happen

HI I was wondering if stress can cause a seizure to happen.. I had an eeg the other day and I guess I've been having seizures at least 10 times a day not knowing I am and I'm thinking it is caused by seizures??

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

You nailed it stressed or if I get real excited. That came from my doctor.

posted 5 months ago

Who Else Here Gets A Lot Of Headaches Throughout The Day? I Read If You Have A Lot Of Seizures Often You Get Many Headaches, I Do Constantl

Who Else Here Gets A Lot Of Headaches Throughout The Day? I Read If You Have A Lot Of Seizures Often You Get Many Headaches, I Do Constantl

also dealing with word recall/memory issues due to my seizures in the temporal lobe of my brain thus stunning my hippocampus. Anyone else go through that?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

When did you stop being a speech therapist?

posted 5 months ago

Concentration

Concentration

I've recently noticed how much I tend to get lost in a conversation. I feel like I nod and act like I know what we're talking about and then have to ask what we talked about. Im sure it's something people can notice. Has anyone had these issues?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you all for the comments. I'm finally scheduled for tests for attention/memory issues . Hopefully we find something to help.

posted almost 4 years ago

What Is More Important To You: Seizure Control, Quality Of Life, Or A Balance Of The 2?

What Is More Important To You: Seizure Control, Quality Of Life, Or A Balance Of The 2?

The reason I ask is because I've been in a situation in the past with 100% seizure control but it was at the expense of quality of life. I was a medication zombie and couldn't even hold a conversation or absorb information at all. I ended up emailing my specialist to get me off that drug and said I'd rather have a few seizures and get back my quality of life. I obviously emphasised I'd rather have no seizures and no side effects. But personally for me, balance is key.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I’m on so many medications I wake up tired as well.

posted 2 months ago