My question to you is does it sound like my girlfriend is in a vegetative state or could the Propofol and anti- seizure medications cause her to be doing these things? So I think the chances are fairly good that you won't be suffering for a long time. To make a long story short, i've been on the medication Keppra now for the last 4 years. Low self-esteem, low confidence, or can all affect how you feel about having sex. Don't try to give food or drink until your child is awake and alert. It's very hard to be dependant on others to get places. So its good to hear someone else talk about how its effected them.
Will she ever be able to get off this medication? Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence eHealth Forum and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made. Supporting someone in this way can bring you closer together, but some people with epilepsy may feel this affects their independence. Her gyn says that hormones have a lot to do with it. Your girl is lucky to have you. You sound like a great friend! I'd heard before that marijuana can help people with their seizures, but I also heard recently that it can trigger seizures in sensitive people.
This subreddit is geared towards questions about seizures, medications and their side effects, news about research in the medical field regarding seizures, and various information or chat. In some cases, epilepsy can affect these hormone levels. Cheers Elaine x Josh - I agree with everyone else that she is lucky to have someone so understanding. A person who has had two or more seizures may be diagnosed with , also known as seizure disorder. All of these are brief disturbances in brain function, often with a loss of or change in consciousness. You may want to try and get some fresh air, keep yourself occupied and distracted from your symptoms.
Most people are very tired after a seizure. I know that my husband was freaked out when I had my first grand mal seizure and he has tried to be very supportive. I will not go back on benzos or any other psychiatric drug for any reason, no need to taper now. Sandee Your girlfriend is very lucky to have you. Is your caps button locked? Dear Josh, Don't blame yourself for not knowing what to do. If you have epilepsy, you may wonder how to tell a new partner about epilepsy and how they might react.
It's an honor that we could not have achieved without you. I'm now getting ready to turn 30. I have three different types of seizures: Tonic-clonic, partial, and abscence. Both of you will be in my thoughts. I would take a breath though and follow her cues as to how you can support her. New studies and clinical trials; medical devices or apps, and peer-reviewed articles. My initial underlying cause of anxiety is gone, I know what the problem was and I am no longer worried at all but I do believe I am experiencing side effects here is what has happened, thank god I had a friend come visit: Thursday night: very little sleep spent most of the night up, didn't feel too bad though friday afternoon: felt a pain and tingling in my upper back, and nervousness during the day.
There are various ways to manage these problems and find support. So last night was when things changed. Besides, the guy from the first case was crazy anyway, he had gone into mental institution before he smoked pot and now is in one because he refused to take his meds because he said they made him crazy. Anyway, I guess far from never waking up. Viewing problems with sex as a personal failing or weakness may put more pressure on you, and stop you seeking help for the problem.
I dont know what it was but it was a yelp or a scream that made me wake up instantly like I was wide awake I turned to see her and it looked like she was falling off the bed. She begged me to let her go back to sleep but I wouldnt and she started crying like really crying for no reason while going in and out of consciousness finally after a minute of this she cried out that her head hurt so badly right in the center of her forehead. Your neurologist can advise about sexual problems that you feel are directly related to your epilepsy. Place your child on the ground or floor in a safe area, preferably on his or her right side. She is a professor or psychopharmacology and psychiatry and is considered a world expert in benzodiazepines. Not to mention the side effects from the anticonvulsants. It's so hard to watch someone you love have a seizure and feel so helpless.
Others may want to keep a balance between talking about epilepsy and other important things as well. Women with epilepsy report a low interest in sex, difficulties in being able to orgasm, or painful sex due to vaginal dryness or vaginal spasms. I cut back on the prescribed meds, and did very well. Relationships and epilepsy Seizures are a physical symptom, but having epilepsy can mean far more than the physical impact of seizures, for the person with epilepsy, and their partner. Find ways to have fun without it.
Once the train stopped she called for an ambulance. You wouldn't treat her differently if she was diagnosed with asthma or diabetes, so don't treat her differently because of the epilepsy. © 1995- The Nemours Foundation. Be there for her be supportive. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.