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Keppra or CBD?

Hello! Advice needed ASAP! I’ll give you a quick run down I am 24 years old and recently diagnosed with generalized epilepsy. Being diagnosed is literallu my biggest fear coming true ive always been afraid of having seziures and all these years ive had minor moments of blackkng out but never thought tbey were seziures until this year theyve gotten worse and my EEG showed seziure activity on both sides of my brain. My neuro prescribed me 500mg keppra (generic form) twice a day to start but I am so scared to start it due to everything I’ve read and heard about it and it’s side effects. I’ve done research on CBD and wanted to give it a try but I don’t know how effective it will be. I just want to do something that I know will work, also I had recently been trying to conceive and am worried what my new diagnoses means for TTC. Any advice on ether keppra or CBD would be great. Thanks in advance.

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There is a host of

There is a host of information that is well known about Keppra and other seizure medications, but very little on cannabis or CBD. While a few research studies to date look positive for a pharmaceutical grade cannabadiol, we don’t know how it will work in all seizure types. Side effects can occur so it’s important to look into these. Talk to your health care team about options. What’s known about helpfulness, side effects and safety. There are concerns about safety of different products grown. Here is a section on cbd -http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy/other-treat.

I’m just nervous because I’ve

I’m just nervous because I’ve never taken anything so serious and alot of people have said negative things about keppra and have told me to try CBD. I just don’t know which to do

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