1. D

    1st absence seizure at 57 5 days ago

    I had my 1st absence seizure last week during a very relaxing deep massage. It was simple until a few minutes later, when I vomited 10 times in a half hour. Went to ER, got on anti nausea meds, they ran tests and cat scan and then referred me to a neurologist. He ordered EEG and MRI and I will...
  2. L

    Hysterectomy and seizures...now bio-identical hormones?

    I had a total hysterectomy 6 weeks ago and I've had 3 tonic clonic seizures since. Before the surgery, I was having 1-2 a YEAR. I don't know what to do. Is my body just adjusting? Do I need to go forward with bio-identical hormone replacement, even though it is without progesterone? Normal...
  3. RobinN

    [Info] Gluten Sensitivity and Hormones

  4. sah313

    Aphasia, hormones, epilepsy... I need advice!

    Hi everyone, I am in need of a bit of advice. The neurology dept at my local hospital has been closed down and referral to the nearest one will take 3months so i need the expert advise of you good and knowledgeable people. I have been on max dose of keppra for over 9 months now and its...
  5. J

    New epilepsy doctor?

    Hi, I'm new here. My story- I had a 2lb brain tumor removed in July 2010 about six months later I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I'm 21, and before my surgery my hormones were so messed up I wasn't having a period. I know that's what's causing my seizures, or at least the main contributor. Every...
  6. S

    Possible Epilepsy

    First a little background. I was about 2 months pre-me at about 1 month I started having seizures. They lasted for about 4 months. I have several questions. As a child I experienced absence seizure symptoms and still do. I find myself zoning out for short periods of time frequently. I find...
  7. B

    Trileptal and hot flashes :(

    Hey, Gang! Anyone else taking Trileptal and coping with miserable hot flashes? I'm 25 and I'm female, I take a measly 450mg twice daily, and I am burning up usually once a day and at least 4 or 5 times a week!!! I'm going to see my neurologist on Tuesday, so I am going to complain to him and...
  8. davis85


    I am 46 years old and had my second seizure on Monday. My first seizure was a grand mal seizure on the floor of a Las Vegas casino 4 years ago. I was alone in my kitchen when I had my seizure on Monday but evidence suggests that it was also a grand mal seizure. The one common factor between...
  9. E

    seizures out of control, help!!!

    I am very concerned. I am having alot of seizures as of late. I thought it was generic keppra, but now I am back on the keppra and it is still the same. I was well controlled on Keppra for years. I got pregnant about 3 months ago and they admitted me to the hospital for tests(because I had...
  10. A

    hormones catamenial epilepsy

    http://professionals.epilepsy.com/wi/print_section.php?section=hormones_catamenial hi I just found this thought some of you would like to read it... Catamenial epilepsy Patterns and causes Evaluation Treatment Catamenial (from the Greek kata, by; men, month) epilepsy refers to seizure...
  11. Bernard

    Seizures during the menstrual cycle

    Changes in brain receptors linked to seizures and anxiety during the menstrual cycle
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