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Living Well With Epilepsy


Living Well With Epilepsy

For those of us interested in living well- physically, mentally and emotionally.  A place to talk about the joys in life, as well as physical and mental well-being.


Members: 775
Latest Activity: Sep 22

Discussion Forum

Not sure it's a seizure

Started by Julie McRight. Last reply by Julie McRight Jul 29. 19 Replies

I am coming off of keppra and going on Lamictal. Since changing meds, I have been having some "episodes". They usually (but not always) happen in late afternoon. I get a little dizzy and get this warm feeling all over. Sometime break out in a sweat.…Continue

Tuff Days

Started by Leslie's dad. Last reply by carey Jul 29. 17 Replies

Dear Community,I have posted on here on and off since 2009! It's been a long road.I am not personally suffering from E, it is my now 20 year old DD that has it.I just want to say to all of you how much I admire your courage and perseverance in the…Continue

Assisant Dogs

Started by Whitley Joachim. Last reply by Brooke Mar 8. 10 Replies

Hi!Recently, I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression, and it has manifested itself into panic attacks, which terrifies me because now I don't only have seizures but also panic attacks, and this feeling of lack of control.  The treatment is…Continue

Epileptologist said I'm not allergic to any meds because I just itch like crazy!!!!!

Started by Belinda sarah Brown. Last reply by Brooke Mar 4. 24 Replies

I have severe itching and my neurologist   says I'm allergic to Lamictal,Keppra,Gabitril,Depakote, and Vimpat.When this doc said this I looked it up on line and on the Mayo clinic  web site it says that itching is an allergic reaction.I guess this…Continue

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Comment by kathy on February 9, 2012 at 7:42pm

Hello, this is Kathy Adams. I was wondering if anyone is taking Lyrica for their seizure disorder. I am having a bad side effect for Lyrica. I was wondering if anyone else was having problems with it. I didn't know that Lyrica was also for seizures. Please answer me back. Thank you

Comment by Julie Thompson on February 8, 2012 at 11:29pm

A lot of antibiotics don't work for me anymore and I have a team of specialist around me all the time they have told me the best thing you can do for a sinus infection is to stand over a pot of boiling water and let the steam clear it out, but it is hard to do, but it is affective. I hope you get to feeling better

Comment by Susan Sleeper on February 8, 2012 at 10:38pm

Has anyone ever heard anything about thyroid problems or low blood pressure bringing on seizures?

Comment by bryan shane moore on February 8, 2012 at 10:24pm
How r yall doing tonight
Comment by Carlton Zeigler on February 7, 2012 at 9:59pm

I am glad that my doctor took me off the Keppra.

Comment by bryan shane moore on February 7, 2012 at 9:10pm
I no that iv been on keepra i had a lot of sez on it to k
Comment by Brandy on February 7, 2012 at 6:39pm

Keppra has been doing well for me. I am having fewer and fewer issues as time goes on with this med. I am having very few side affects at this point. I'm kind of excited but fewer isn't zero.

Comment by bryan shane moore on February 7, 2012 at 5:21pm
I no that man it suck when that happenss
Comment by Carlton Zeigler on February 6, 2012 at 11:33pm


I am like that as well.  I have high seizure activity days, and low seizure activity days.

Comment by bryan shane moore on February 6, 2012 at 9:26pm
Been having a lot of sez in the past to days

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