I've been on topomax for 12 year
They control my seziures very well however the side effects are bothering me and have done for years.
I always feel light headed. Always feel unmotavated and the usual topomax symptoms.
I have been told I can change to lamaotrigine or levateraciam
But I will...
I have been on topiromate for about 12 year and for years I have had trouble concentrating, always felt like I didn't do very well at school.
I always had twitches in my face which I still have to this day.
My eyes feel strange lately I always feel like they are blurry.
I have always said for...
My name is Lauren (LB) and I am a newbie. I am on a mission to gather information for my sister and my nephew, who suffers from epilepsy. His seizures have been getting worse and the medication seems to be becoming less effective. We are looking to potential alternative medicine. A...
I'm 24, a college graduate, and trying to move towards an independent life but it's difficult, not impossible to do it based on my e-friendly schedule. I work three part-time jobs, drive, and control my seizures, but I can't pay all my bills and meds without my parents' help.
I have a friend...
6 mo plus since I've seen neuro same dr , can you believe this shit they think it's a factitus disorder.
Because of previous medical history , observations of kin and people who have called 911.
previous test was inconclusive with pro.dia. PNES
Then after that this shit piss me off so...
I found a site, that most of you probably know about, that has an excellent explanation of and demonstration of seizures, the causes, the effects, etc., etc. It is at http://www.epilepsy.com/node/3004?print=true.
The script can be extremely small at times and the demonstration does involve...
What causes epilepsy to develop in some people
but not others?
Why is it that an isolated seizure in one person
can be just that — a one-time aberration — while in
another person it triggers a worsening progression
What’s going on in the brain during this measured march
This came in my mail today from a cardiologist who runs this board at About.com. A must read!
"In the Spotlight
The Mistaken Diagnosis of Epilepsy - Another Cause
In the October, 2007 issue of Heart Rhythm, physicians from Belgium report that young patients may be receiving the...
Bernard - do you have a really good article that states this. UCLA told my husband otherwise, and he is not willing to budge even after I have shown him articles on EF, pubmed, etc. Would be grateful if you would share.
Are you newly diagnosed with epilepsy? Here are some things which you should know:Types of seizures - there are many different types of seizures. Most people only know about grand mal (tonic clonic) seizures, but there are actually many types from absences (staring spells with brief loss of...
Disclaimer: The following is a synopsis of my opinions/advice regarding epilepsy after a decade of listening to doctors, researching the subject and caring for a wife with epilepsy. I am not a doctor, and you should talk to your neurologist/epileptologist about your care.
Epilespy 101 - An...
Have you identified any triggers for your seizures? What are they and how did you identify them?
For Stacy, we are aware of the following:caffeine - ingesting a small amount almost guarantees a grand mal seizure within 24 hourssugar - ingesting a lot of sugar is usually followed by seizure...