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Epilepsy and Non-epileptic seizures

Also known as Lamotrigine for Epilepsy, NEAD (Non-epileptic Attack Disorder), Non-epileptic Attack Disorder, Phenytoin, Seizures - Non-epileptic

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  • my eeg is good.what does that mean?

    I am experiencing strong dejavus for years. bitter taste. stomach issues. smelling hallucinations. crying spells. in the past I was told I might be bipolar,adhd,depressed none of the meds did any good. so the neuro implied frontal lobe epilepsy. eeg good. now what? does that mean my symptoms are just...

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  • NEAD Diagnosis Treatment

    Hi! I've had focal seizures (cramping left arm and face) for 17 years. Frequency is about once a week. I'm not currently taking medication because Keppra at 1000mg was not working, I had had a reaction to oxcarb and I was and am too scared to try lamictal because of its possible side-effects....

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  • I’ve been having seizures since September

    I’m 17 and in September my doctor explained why I was having so many problems was because my anxiety would get so bad I was having seizures due to that. I’m still trying to understand this all and it’s really hard, I just get tired and then I start tapping my foot and I don’t remember anything and it’s...

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  • blurred vision and loss of vision ?

    hi i had 4 times transient loss vision from one eye. mri and ct clean, so no stroke or ms. i keep getting blurred vision during the day which comes and goes. eye doc didnt find short sightness or anything wrong with my eyes. i passed all the screening tests. so im wondering........could these be seizures?

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  • Does this sound like epilepsy?

    Hi, I've been having some strange events for the last month. It started with me getting a job for the first time in a few months of unemployment. I was stressed out about the whole thing. I have a sever anxiety disorder and so I've always just attributed weird feelings to that but this time was...

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  • mri assymetry

    my brain mri showed an assymetry in ny hippocampal gyri. the docs are unsure of what can cause it.(brain structure was normal when I had an mri 15yrs ago). could ir be because of epilepsy?has anyone heard of it before?

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  • epilepsy: is it visible in EEG without preparation?

    I have a friend who has very limited access to medical care, and we don't think her doctor is very good. She has been taking anti-seizure medications for most of her life due to concussion-caused epileptic seizure from a head trauma in her childhood. The doctor ran an EEG recently and says she has...

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  • Seizures

    I've just been put on new medication for seizures, it's called lamotrigine, does anyone else take these?

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  • Non epileptic seizures

    I'm eighteen and Ive been suffering with NES for a year with ten episodes a day with the shortest being ten minutes and longest about 3 hours, currently having EEGs and MRIs, just wondering if anyone has been able to manage it or been able to live a normal life with it, as im not allowed to travel...

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  • epilepsy without grand mal seizures?

    hi, id like to ask how common is to have epilepsy without ..knowing it.  i have some endocrinal disorder, and the doctors have ruled out everything else. they say sometimes in rare instances epilepsy has an impact on estrogen and fertility. im30. i never had any grand mal seizures. so, how possible...

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  • Gabapentin and Lyrica withdraw

    For the last ten years I have been on 1800mg of gabapentin and 1800mg of Lyrica I quit cold turkey three months ago and I still feel horrible mood swings seizures horrible belly pain can't move no drive please help

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  • EMDR

    Hi All Has anyone out there had any experience with EMDR? What is the experience like & has anyone out there had any success with it?  

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  • Dissociative Seizures - computer screen problems.

    Hi Having had epilepsy for about 30 years, I have recently been diagnosed with having "Dissociative Seizures" too. My neurologist has confirmed that the epilepsy is actually being managed by the original dosage of medication, these other type of seizures cannot be managed by meds....

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  • Myoclonic seizure sufferers help!

    Hi I'm not sure if I'm having seizures and or epilepsy. I'm 21 and have had these weird jerks all my life. I usually get them when having anxiety attacks. Recently they have gotten very bad and I've got this constant feeling that I can only describe as like I'm about to have a massive...

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  • Does this sound like a seizure?

    I was laying in bed when something happened and everything went fuzzy. It was like I lost control of my body. I wasn't sure if I was moving or not and my vision was oddly distorted and though I could see, I couldn't make sense of anything. I don't know how long it lasted and afterwords I...

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  • Suspected Seizure!

    Hi guys, I had some kind of seizure last January and was taken to the Hospital, and later released that day. When I had an appointment with my Consultant he confirmed this as a Suspected Singular Seizure. I am now waiting for a MRI scan and results, then hopefully I can carry on as normal with my...

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  • Provoked fit

    Hi I recently had a first provoked fit whilst trying out a tens machine in America whilst on holiday. Has anyone else experienced this whilst using a tens machine. I've never had any fit symptoms before. This involved unconsciousness for about 2 minutes, eyes rolling to back of head, loss of bladder...

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  • Can pain bring on seizures

    I have been told that I have NEAD but on recent admission to hospital with chest pain I wasn't given pain relief , this triggered a severe seizure which apparently lasted 6/7 minutes , when I came round I asked if the seizure had been caused by the pain , but the doctor told me that pain does not...

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  • Levetiracetam

    Hi can anyone help? I had a seizure 3yrs ago following a very stressful relationship break up & lost my licence for 6mths, i had an MRI scan & CT scan which showed up no abnormalities but still lost my licence ...... I have just had another seizure last month following a bout of flu where my...

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  • My girlfriend had very weird symptoms last night. Any ideas?

    Not sure where I should’ve posted this, but I am worried right now so here goes.  My girlfriend is 19 years old, and is physically and mentally fit. She occasionally suffers from optical migraines which are triggered by intense light, but has seen her healthcare provider about them. Her mother...

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  • Could I have epilepsy?

    Hi guys, So I might be completely wrong, but me and my step-sister think I may have epilepsy. I have 3 brothers with epilepsy, and my dad is currently being tested too as he has 'seizure' like movements in the night. My step sister recently moved in to my bedroom with me, and she has told me...

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  • Scared of simple partial seizures

    hi guyd I have had in the past these sudden depression/sadness feelings that only last seconds since i was a kid but last summer they have becoome more frequent like. twice a day, when in the past they only happened like 4 times a year and I'm scared thhis is a sign of a brain tumor because they...

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  • Could it be a seizure?

    My husband stretched yesterday whilst waking up in bed and his neck hurt. He assumed he pulled a muscle as he could barely move from pain so took ibuprofen. Fast forward an hour later and he wants to go to the bathroom. On his way out he collapsed, his eyes rolled into the back of his head his breathing...

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  • Black out and Seizures like body shake

    My husband had a fall in the Bathroom at 5AM today. His body was shaking like seizure. He had bitten his tongue.  MRI, Blood Test, EEG all came normal. No significant issue all normal. The only thing was his blood pressure was low, pressure was checked after 20 to 30 mins after the episode of body...

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  • ESA and PIP Assessments

    The majority of daily paper's over the weekend had articles in them regarding the true cost's to the tax payer for the assessments and processing of claims for both ESA and PIP . The true cost's which the DWP was forced to release under a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST from a parliamentary...

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