Search Resources (English): Epilepsy

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Women and epilepsy

Identifies the special concerns of women with epilepsy, from adolescence through motherhood and menopause. Highlights practical concerns of women with small children and possible complications during pregnancy.

 

Published: 2003
Women and epilepsy: catamenial epilepsy  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/catamenial.html
Looks at the relationship between female sex hormones and epileptic seizures. (See Details)
Women and epilepsy: sexual relationships  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/sexualrelationships.html
Examines the impacts of epilepsy on a woman's sexuality. (See Details)
Women and epilepsy: birth control  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/birthcontrol.html
Discusses birth control and looks at interactions between epileptic medications and the birth control pill. (See Details)
Women and epilepsy: the developing baby  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/baby.html
Addresses concerns regarding pregnancy and fetal development and epileptic women. (See Details)
Women and epilepsy: parenting concerns  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/parentingconcerns.html
Addresses parenting issues epileptic women may face, including breast feeding, infant bathing, and child-proofing. (See Details)
Women with epilepsy  
http://www.epilepsy.ca/eng/content/living.html#anchor403778
Provides information on daily living, managing seizures, and medications. (See Details)
Conditions in pregnancy  
http://www.motherisk.org/diseases/index.php3
Lists Motherisk's published studies on the treatment of various conditions in pregnancy. Includes reports on cardiovascular diseases, depression, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Women and epilepsy: pregnancy  
http://www.epilepsytoronto.org/pregnancy.html
Provides information about the impact of epilepsy and anticonvulsant medications on pregnancy and prenatal health. (See Details)