I recently experienced my 3rd GranMal seizure. 1st 1 was in 1988; 2nd 1 was in 2006; 3rd 2 mos ago. I was not conscious during any of the events and no memory of the event other than the disorientation afterwards. 3rd seizure lasted longest and I am having serious memory issues....short term and long term. Also having cognitive issues. Was on Keppra, but had all the ugly side affects, now on Lamictal. Is this memory loss permanent? If not permanent, when will go away, what can I do to improve memory. I am scared I will never be able to work again. Thank you.
I also have had three granmal seizures. Some of the memory loss is permanent. I have regained some of my short term memory ability, I use puzzles and such to keep my brain active and learning. Sorry to hear about this, wish it werent happening to any of us!
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.