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  • MICHELLE posted an update 4 years ago

    Hello, again! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted, and boy has a lot happened!
    So what I thought were seizures connected to my menstrual cycle, looks like it wasn’t. I was put on 1500 mg twince daily on Keppra and this past month (September) I had three seizures one night. One grand mal and two partial seizures. While on 1500 mg on Keppra.…[Read more]

  • MICHELLE posted an update 4 years, 2 months ago

    Hi there! My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am from Canada and I am 18 years old. I’m an aspiring journalist who was diagnosed with epilepsy on March 26 of 2014! At first I found it quite alienating to even join things like this, but after talking to my mother she convinced me to come along and speak to a few people, get some…[Read more]

    • Thank you for sharing! We will post the question (without your name) to the Facebook page and ask for more responses!

    • Hello Michelle. I too have faced this issue, which is actually one of the reasons I ended up having to get sterilized despite only being 22 and never had children. As most people know, hormones increase during menstrual cycles but for women with epilepsy, hormones interfere with seizure activity which often increases it. There is some kind of…[Read more]

  • MICHELLE became a registered member 4 years, 2 months ago