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Teresa, Volunteer Mentor (@hopeful33250)

Status Epilepticus

Epilepsy & Seizures | Last Active: Feb 23 4:34pm | Replies (12)

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@lisalucier

@jakedduck1 – I noted that the article @hopeful33250 mentioned talked about what might trigger status epilepticus. Did you note any factors prompted status epilepticus in you when you had this occur many years ago?

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@lisalucier
When you have Intractable Tonic-Clonic seizures like I did that's a risk factor in itself. As a teenager I stopped taking my medicine which caused my first episode. Not sure about all the other times. I had retrograde amnesia when I woke up 8 or so months later forgetting virtually everything I knew from age 15 back. I didn't know my parents or brother or anyone else. I couldn't tie my shoes or walk very well but the worst thing was forgetting how to play the Piano. So if anyone who has Epilepsy, NEVER stop or miss a dose of you medication.Do as I say, not as I do.
Jake