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lelomae15 days ago
I was wondering if anyone had any alternatives to Lamictal, because I’m having some side effects that are not helpful at all and are actuall...
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Dolphintale101521 days ago
Is 120 mg of keppra the right dosing for someone who is 14 pounds?
44 YEARS WITH EPILEPSY!
LDonnellya month ago
I have just rejoined Health Unlocked and am now an active member... It is great to be part of another organisation that supports all with ep...
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Seizures and school
Dolphintale1015a month ago
My daughter is 12 and in 5th grade and has an iep one problem she has at school is seizures, she has pseudo seizures and possible epileptic ...
My vp shunt
JDQuinn752 months ago
I'm writing on here tonight in regards to my vp shunt that I have. Last month my neurologist ordered a ct scan do to the fact I hadn'thad ...
Help ref my medication
apn012 months ago
Hi everyone Help
I was seizure free for 11 months after temp lobe surgery , they are back worse than they were before , medication for seizur...
Hidden3 months ago
Hi ppl I’m new here wanted to say hello
Can anyone relate to the Parallel universe feeling????
Babylegion3 months ago
Hi I've been epileptic for 22yrs now. I have grand mal seizures and peti mal. My seizures are not controlled and getting worse so my neurolo...
Panic attacks or Seizures
jc23233 months ago
About 4 months ago I did a very intense workout and when I got home I feel asleep and when I woke up I was trembling the whole day hoping I ...
Are they seizures?
Kenzie28394 months ago
For the past year I zone out and my arm tenses up. Here recently I zone out and drop whatever is in my hands. I don’t really think it’s a se...
Walk With The Baron For Brain Injury
BaronC4 months ago
I have an idea to put to you that I've been mulling over for a while.
I'm thinking of putting together an 'event' one day next year.
Non - epileptic Seizures
EGraceA4 months ago
Hi. I am new on this community. I have NES - non epileptic seizures. The kind that medicine does not control. I am so tired of people cal...
Lots of myoclonic jerks
BELAwesome5 months ago
After some snacks (cheese related) I got a lot of muscle jerks when getting ready for bed. It hadn't happened as much but seems around menst...
littlemex6 months ago
i hope someone could help , the last 3 months i have had headaches 24/7 and blurred vision the doctor has prescribed naproxen and cocodam...
First Epilepsy specialist appointment Soon
BELAwesome7 months ago
Hi, I joined here recently. I have not been diagnosed with Epilepsy but I've been referred by my neurologist because of myoclonic jerks, etc...
Help, I'm new on this website
apn017 months ago
I had brain surgery due having seizures ( scaring on the temp lobe ) , 11 months I was seizure free, my count down was on to get my driving ...
Travis18 months ago
They have tried me on just about everything in the medical book to control my partial-seizures. Giving God all the credit when the medical w...
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A final answer to my prayers!
Yes, I had had Epilepsy all my life. The doctors tried everything. Partial-Seizure was always was the diagnosis. I can count the Grands on m...
Due to take Lamotrigine
TMarisk8 months ago
Hi am new to the site. Basically I haven't been able to have a face-to-face discussion with any professional whose knowledgeable about this ...
Low sugar levels
mumwivbigbum8 months ago
Does anyone else find their seizures get worse due to reducing sugar on a diet? desperately trying to lose weight and my hubby has now insis...
Numb fingers and toes.
Precious_1a year ago
Does anyone else suffer from fingers and toes that turn white and go numb.It's getting worse over the years...could it be my epilepsy meds.
You have the ability to recover
WheelBarrow197a year ago
Hi Everyone, this is the first time I have spoken about my epilepsy and I hope this will give you all the hope to recover from your epilepsy...
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Trying to understand
Samantha_a year ago
Hi there. I'm new to all this. I've been diagnosed with epilepsy a few months ago. I've had 3 grand mals in 3 months. I'm on 500 create e...
Curious if related
jobey30a year ago
My husband has nocturnal epilepsy occured at the age 18 and takes the epilepsy meds, he hasn't had a seizure for over 10 years. I have ...
My little girl and epilepsy
RyRywifeya year ago
Hey guys! My little girl (7) was diagnosed with occipital benign epilepsy 2 years ago. And has just recently had her medication changed to a...
moddogga2 years ago
my name is Maureen i'am a 381/2 year old female and i have Epilepsy and i have been battling with it since October 2006 and i have Grand Mal...
Message to all
gotmarried20122 years ago
Hi my name is Julie I have not been on for a long time but first I wanted to say a big thankyou to every one who gave me great advice I can ...
samanthaash19932 years ago
I was in the bath, when i began to get a gradual feeling of fear, that I shouldn't be there alone, that I shouldn't be here, something will,...
Informational video about seizures
MedicEne2 years ago
Hello all Im a medical student in london and i wanted to share with you a video i made about seizures, I hope you enjoy it and have a great ...
Levetiracetam/Keppra dizziness and memory
Gemgemsxx2 years ago
I'm really trying hard to stick with generic levetiracetam but I'm struggling with side affects, which I don't get with Lamictal.
I'm so forg...
Thinking back to when you were diagnosed, how long was it between first seeing your GP about your epilepsy symptoms and seeing a specialist?
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