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Epilepsy Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to epilepsy, safety, school issues, and transportation issues.
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Is it possible VNS can change your life with autism?
Hi could anyone please share with us the common side effects of dilantin and topomax? I just started 450mg a day of dilantin ( to be ween...
My son is 12 and since February has been having seizures that are progressively getting larger in size & nature. He is unaware when he h...
My son has been taking Lamictal for epilepy for several years. He has never had a seizure while on the medicine. Recently, he got fired...
I have been on medication for seizure for about 10 years now. Had brain fog years ago which led me to neurologist. She did EEG and interp...
15 years ago I was prescribed multiple antiepileptic drugs for 4 years. This ended in a neurosurgery because none of the drugs were worki...
I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. My last MRI was taken in 2014 and showed I have a chiari malformation 9mm herniation. Results also sh...
I have been treated for tension headaches and migraines since 2009. I was diagnosed with JME when I was 13. I'm currently on 150 topamax ...
Hi, my name is Greg. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at the young age of 11. Unfortunately, this also caused me to have severe anxiety as I...
I have coital seizures, meaning I have seizures/convulsions during sex, sometimes right after, or both. I enjoy them. I'm looking for peo...
Hi all, this is my first question on this forum. I have a new relationship with a guy who is now 32 years old. We had sex for the fir...
My son has congenital hydrocephalus and started having grand mal seizures when he was 8. He was also diagnosed with autism at age 3. In t...
Hello. I'm 32 yrs old. I always knew from my parents that I have scars in my brain that caused me to have seizures when I was a child, ho...
I just finished getting the invasive electrodes eeg surgery and am flying back home the next day. Will the spots stitched in my head wher...
I'm new to all about epilepsy. I had an EEG today to rule it out, and I'll have the answer within 2 weeks. I'm turning 22 in october, fe...
Goodday I am from South Africa. My 9 year old son fell asleep on the couch on 15 January when I went in the room, he was vomitting while ...
Hello, everyone, hope you're doing well. This is first post on the Medhelp forum, but I've been a patient for a long time. I am a 3...
Hello, I've been researching magnesium and the many conditions it helps, and I just came across this: "Epilepsy is marked by abnorm...
Yesterday, I had some sort of seizure? I’m not really sure what it was. I was standing then I started getting really dizzy and fell over....
my mother had a grand mal seizure about 12 years ago and ever sense then she has had little "episodes" about twice a month where she will...
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