Pregabalin Medication

With my neurologist being adamant my condition was nothing to do with Epilepsy she instructed me to wean myself off Keppra and pursue whatever medication my psychiatrist felt was appropriate. My psychiatrist, I believe, felt…

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Epilepsy journey: “I’ve never had a patient with your symptoms”

It goes without saying that I felt that I was starting all over again by seeing a new neurologist. Nevertheless, mentally I felt positive and I had so much faith in doctors that I really…

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Epilepsy journey – medication #2 – my experience with Keppra

They told you it was Glandular Fever? Well A&E couldn’t have got it any more wrong. I had experienced a severe reaction to Lamotrigine that only 1% of people who take it have. My neurologist…

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“You have Epilepsy” – My experience with Lamotrigine

Yes those words have stuck with me for a long time. Before this experience, I honestly thought Epilepsy was flashing lights. Every week when the X Factor would come on and they would say ‘contains…

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Getting Diagnosed

Is it a brain tumour? Is it epilepsy? Or had I made everything up in my head? When I initially went to see the neurologist I was my typical self (happy), I can never seem…

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