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Can I Grow Out Of Epilepsy Which I Had If I Am Seizure Free For A Year
It's possible.: Depending on which type of epilepsy you have and what a recent eeg shows, it is possible. Generally, neurologists like to have patients be seizure-free and have normal eeg's for a few years before considering stopping medication. You and your doctor can discuss how long you need to go with normal eeg's and no seizures before a trial off medicine. ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Can I grow out of epilepsy if I am seizure free for 14 years been on Dilantin levels only 3.1 for 14 years have anxiety over this?
Discuss with doctor: This is a common issue you should discuss with your neurologist. It depends on the cause of your epilepsy. If you had only one seizure and normal mri, no cause found (called idiopathic epilepsy) your chances are good. But if you have a scar or lesion on your brain, your eeg is abnormal off dilantin, you have had brain surgery, etc., the issue is more complicated and doubtful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How will i know when my daughter's begnin rolandic epilepsy is completely over? 2 years seizure free and normal eeg?
I'm going through a very stressful time now, work overnights & have a hardtime sleeping. I have epilepsy, been seizure free for 8 years now & i'm taking keppra (levetiracetam) & topamax can I take 5-htp to help?
Yes.: There should be no adverse interaction!Get a more detailed answer ›
Monitor seizure acti: Many people who have gone for an extended period of time without a seizure may try to wean off their anti-convulsant and monitor whether any seizures occur over an extended period, usually at least 6-12 months. Some also have a repeat eeg to see if a seizure focus is still discharging even without visible seizures. Someone else should always be monitoring the person during the test period as they. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy in 2009 (at age 15). Have remained seizure free since then. Can I discontinue Levera XR 750 now?
Seizures : Stopping seizure meds can be an option. However not without close medical supervision. Talk with your doctor. Find out if the time is right. Going off these meds needs to be done gradually so as to not trigger a seizure again. It must be a great feeling to be seizure free. Staying without seizures is the goal. Do it with the council of your doctor ! ...Read more
Is there any place to get a free EEG I have been seizure free since 15 im 30 now epilepsy foundation wont give me one until Dilantin is stopped?
Epilepsy from head trauma 13 yr ago, on Depakote 500mg once a day am seizure free.But have a lots of anxiety. Can i take gabapentin for it with depakot?
I have epilepsy but have been symptom free for 13 years but i'm starting to notice my old non seizure symptoms coming back. Should i be concerned?
A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more
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