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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bad Acne because of epilepsy meds??

    Hi all!! I take Lacosamide & Pregabalin, for the last 12 months I have terrible acne on my face (particularly my jaw line and neck) The spots are like cysts and are very painful and very ugly!! As well as this I have gained a crazy amount of weight (3 stone in 3 months) I rarely go out now as I'm...

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  • My Stupid Poem to cheer us up xx

    I am seeing A Doc on Thursday to talk about my pills Am I taking too many?, and what if I get the chills... (well it ryhmed) I do hope you all feel well and seizure free for years to be Remember we are in this together like all of you and me ! Now I know they make us scared and we feel rather sh*tty...

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  • Very very very mild epilepsy at 67

    Hi chaps, during my continuing search for a name to put against my problems I came across a tenuous match with epilepsy but I have nothing compared to most people with the problem. I have had 3 unexplained blackouts over the past 5 years 2 during sleep 1 when awake, NO tongue biting twitching etc I just...

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  • Unusual Convulsions when relaxing

    Hello, I have been struggling to figure out a condition where my body convulses with the epicenter being the stomach and lower back when i try to relax. It prevents sleep. Have you ever comes across this condition? Thank You, 

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  • Tonic Epilepsy with Cardiac syncope?

    This is a long one, hope someone has come across it before. I started blacking out as a child, aged around 11 years old. Had various neurological investigations, EEG, CT, bloods, 24 hour ECG, 7 day ECG, can't remember the rest but nothing came up positive except an elevated bilirubin level. Eventually...

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  • Help

    I have had 4 sets of seizures today each lasting between 30-90mins I am receiving EMDR treatment which works but unfortunately Dr is off on holidays and has been for 3 weeks . After my first and to date only session of EMDR I had no seizures for two weeks. I have another week before I see the Dr again...

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  • DOCTORS LAUGHED AT ME

    IM ANXIOUS 24/7. hi guys im 21 years old i had epilepsy when i was 6 my doctors laught at me whenever i tell them about my disease hope someone can help me so whenever i hear sudden sounds or suddenly see someone i fall on ground like a tree and starts shaking for like 20 secs. so when i fall my...

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  • Hi

    I'm here to find out more info about stress related seizures.My 23 year old son recently moved back in with us.He joined the army and has been gone for 4 years,last week he had a seizure while sleeping,we had no idea he was having them.He did not have them before he left for the army.Before he moved...

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  • CLOBAZAM/Frisium

    I am doing a study for my own use on clobazam/frisium.  wondered if anyone had had any problems with it and if so what were they and how did you cope. Thank you

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  • CLOBAZAN

    I was wondering if anyone takes or has taken clobazam and if it affected them . Also how did you cope with this drug? Did anyone stop taking it and if so why and how did you taper off? Many thanks how if 

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  • 6 years no help

    So my wife has has pnes for about 8 years now we've been to every doctor I could find including a trip to NY to see a specialist in pnes. So here we are 8 years and not any real help been through so many meds and docs I don't know what to do. At her worst point she was having seizures counting...

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  • Epilim300

    i have had tonic clinic seizures since I was 15 now in my 60s but am now experiencing really bad side effects: weakness, headaches, tremors, bruising, balance issues, just wondered if anyone has suffered the same thanks

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