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Old 03-01-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
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hormones

Do how hormones effect our seizures?

 
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:40 AM   #2
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Re: hormones

Even a tiny amount of hormones will trigger a seizure for me. I've tried the Bio-Identical hormones & they also was a trigger. I've also heard a lot of others say the same.

 
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Old 03-10-2012, 06:45 PM   #3
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Re: hormones

For the most part estrogen makes seizures worse and progesterone can help them. It is known as catamenial epilepsy when hormones are a major trigger. I have posted a lot on hormones & epilepsy in the past so if you go and search my past posts in the epilepsy forum you will find a lot of information.
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:07 AM   #4
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Re: hormones

For me it seems like Progesterone and Estrogen BOTH make my seizures worse! I get seizures when I get my period, but also right in the middle of the month when Progesterone levels are usually increased.

 
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