Skip to content

Announcements

Newly diagnosed? Visit the Epilepsy Health Center, check out community tips and review resources.

Discussions

Sort by:
Epilepsy heriditary?
This may be a crazy? But I had never had a seizure until I was i pregnant and 28 what are the chances my...More
Posted by mskayla22
orgasmic seizures
I need to know if this needs medical attention and if so, what type of doctor needs to help me. When I reach...More
Posted by pmbcvc
Roller Coaster Ride
rant warning* Lately I feel like I'm on a roller coaster ride!!! I set a timer on my phone and reset...More
Posted by pandabear12212

Take the Poll

What seizure medication are you on? (If one of the ones below), don't have room for all haha, just chose some "popular" ones.
  • Topamax
  • Lamotrigine
  • Keppra
  • Depakote
  • Multiple
View Poll Results
I have epilepsy.
Anyone else experience what i do with having pain starting on left arm and traveling up to your shoulder and...More
Posted by kimnizzy
Seizures during relations
I've been experiencing seizures a lot during sex. It seems to happen when I'm turned on and really into it!...More
Posted by mskayla22
Seizure medicine and pregnancy
I would like to know what risk are involved when trying to get pregnant and seizure medicine is involved. I am...More
Posted by kosteen
My boyfriends seizures have changed... Please help
Hi everyone, I read posts on here a lot but haven't asked my own questions yet... So where to...More
Posted by wearpurpleforhope
Disability for seizures as an adult?
My doctor has told me to file for disability and I have my first meeting tomorrow, anyone with any input good...More
Posted by mskayla22
What is this type of seizure called?
I had a massive brain injury when I was 14, I'm 40 now. I started having grand and petit mal seizures at 16...More
Posted by An_260276
any ideas
My son has had seizures since he was 7 months old and is 80 percent deaf. He has been on several medications...More
Posted by An_260197
my dog just had a grand mal type seizure
I have 5 dogs, my youngest, Freddy just had a seizure like episode. He was jerking, and rolling around the...More
Posted by hootyowl2
chocolate & stress cause seizures?
I just had a very bad weekend,where I had 2 big seizures and possibly 1 or 2 small ones. I completely lost 4...More
Posted by An_260044
I think my ex boyfriend broke up with me because o...
I was with this amazing guy for 7months he would make funny sounds asked him he told me its sinus I believed...More
Posted by An_259966
happy halloween
Aloha, Happy Halloween from Honolulu, HI. I hope that you al have a lot of fun and get some candy...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Fatigue, Irritation, Dullness, Mood Swings after S...
Hello, I am a 20-year old female who had two tonic-clonic seizures 2 weeks ago. The first one was in the...More
Posted by erin1994
Resource Qestion
When I first joined here, there was a long list of resources, so this link is likely still there someplace. I...More
Posted by hootyowl2
DGS had seizure today at school
I don't know the details yet, but my DGS had a seizure today at school, and he was taken to the ER. So far,...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Haven't been on here in a looooong time
I haven't been on here in awhile. Just got on to see if there were any new topics. I have to say that I have...More
Posted by nanwake23
Ebola Questions? Ask Now
Tell us what worries you most. We'll take your questions to leading infectious disease expert Anthony...More
Posted by atti_editor
broke sz streak
aloha everyone, I have surpassed me streak with out szs. Sept 19th was the last sz I had so I have...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
How can you tell the difference between Generic an...
I've heard that generic prescriptions don't work as well...Right now my prescription bottle says: ...More
Posted by An_259703

Take the Poll

How many medications are you on for epilepsy?
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
View Poll Results
Brain surgery for Epilepsy?
Hey my names Ash and im 24 years old. This is my first time on a community forum relating to epilepsy. I...More
Posted by musicalmatterz
Medical Cannabis, too shy to ask.
I'm sure other people have felt this way at some point... I am a 19 year old recently diagnosed with...More
Posted by pandabear12212
My last seizure
I had my first seizure when I was 16(now 21). After my second seizure, I was put on Trileptal. Up until early...More
Posted by blaize44
Sugar and seizures and/or possible trigger foods
So I have been having seizure episodes now a days and it bothers my family a lot. The problem is that the...More
Posted by An_259606
Have I been having seizures?
So the first time I remember this happening was back in 7th Grade (I'm 22), but the main thing that keeps...More
Posted by dangerdan92
szs since VNS surgery
Aloha Everyone, The last sz I had was on the 19th of sept. The VNS surgery was on the 22nd. I have...More
Posted by hawiian_girl11
Medication
Is anyone taking topamate, if so how long and how many mg? I have been on it for about 10 years, and my...More
Posted by An_259499
How long have you had Epilepsy?
Just a poll out of curiosity
Posted by pandabear12212

Take the Poll

How long have you lived with Epilepsy?
  • 1 month - 1 year
  • 1 year - 5 years
  • 5 years- 10 years
  • 10 years - 20 years
  • 20 years
View Poll Results

Helpful Tips

DEEPLY DISCOUNTED DRUGS WITHOUT INSURANCE
Believe it or not, you can save BIG bucks at the drugstore around the corner (some prescription, some generic and some of both, depending ... More
Was this Helpful?
25 of 41 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Epilepsy Center