I am 100% positive that hormones are playing a huge factor in both the frequency and intensity of my seizures but I’m not sure where to start to address it. If anyone has any suggestions, PLEASE let me know!
I started with seizures just as I was coming out of menopause at 54. I’m going to be 64 in June. All of my family and friends as well as myself think my epilepsy was brought on by a hormonal change. I… read more
Every couple of years I have seizures then my Dr wants to try something new or ups the dosage. The meds I'm on now are making me dizzy and off balance
I have heard in the past from several friends who have tried many others including surgery, implants or non-medication alternative methods. However, I think it would help if those of you who have to share your experience with those are now at the point where they have been told that medication will never allow them to reach a long-term seizure free state.
If Q + A section was better organized, then I would not have to ask this question, but we have a support site, so we have to do what we can… read more
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member Everyone gets nervous. Usually what helps is if you talk to your epileptologist/surgeon. From the surgeon, I learned there was a better chance of dying from a car accident… read more
i want to know as much as possiable about it they r talking about doin this on my daughter
Hi ya it s not easy working with epilepsy I take my hat off to all them that do like you say it s when you're I'll and having to take time off bless you never give up ☺️
Ive been sacked i have epilepsy was diagnosed over 5 years ago my mental health impacts this I had a stage 4 meeting I wasn’t aware of the time till i came into work today meeting was at half 9 I even cancelled a 4 week sick note to come back in as I had a seizure last weekend what can I do I’ve been in the job 9 years 😩any advise please
Sorry to hear. I'm kind of in a similar situation. I wasn't sacked though I basically left to go to another job then I had the seizure 2 months later. Originally I had planned on going back there if I… read more
Lack of sleep is a Trigger, so I go to sleep after 9 AM.
They somehow were under the impression I would need a Nurse with me at all times. I did not move there because they do not provide that level of care. My Conservator will continue working on it… read more
No need to apologize. Tell your neurologist's about the depression side effect of that medication
As someone who was once labeled as not likely to ever reach a long-term seizure free state (and have… read more
Tonight I am going to divide the 3000 mg of Levetiracetam Extended Release tablets and take half at bedtime and half in the morning. This is to stop the afternoon seizures.
Does anyone else take the extended release twice a day and if so how much do you take and does it work well that way for you?
FYI: My doctor has prescribed it this way.
When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.