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Topic: Epilepsy and College

Created By: soccer42 | 2017-09-23 00:55 | 0 Comments

hey there. So I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 15 after having 3 seizures that put me in the hospital my whole life. I have been doing the whole eye flutter thing since I was 3 years old...

Created By: KJV | 2017-09-08 14:10 | 1 Comment

Hi I have a nephew,26, who is currently on medical assistance but needs possible help to get SSI disability. He is being evaluated for VNS therapy. When should he apply for SSI disability. He also...

Created By: Mairéad | 2017-08-20 22:42 | 0 Comments

I need help. I'm 20 years old turning 21 soon and due to the fact I had to change tablets and getting and was getting constant side effects from it the whole time during my college year just...

Created By: shelbyD | 2017-08-02 23:11 | 6 Comments

I am 19 years old and I just got diagnosed with epilepsy today and my head is completely spinning. My seizures started a week ago and I didn't even know I was having seizures. I'm going...

Created By: Ebenji | 2017-07-19 20:33 | 2 Comments

Hi,
My name is Emily and I'm 19 years old. I was dignosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy 3 years ago now. Since then I've had 2 grand mal seizures after being out drinking and...

Created By: living.with.the.purple.ribbon@gmail.com | 2017-06-25 13:54 | 1 Comment

So I'm going back to college. I start on August 11th. Here's my deal though. I've been in and out of college since I graduated in 2009 because of Epilepsy problems. I've gone...

Created By: Minniemouse95 | 2017-06-14 01:28 | 0 Comments

Hello, i am 22 years old and i am going to start college. I want to be psychiatric technician. I have tried to find things online about it but i haven't been able to find anything
HELP!...

Created By: gandikie | 2017-06-01 00:57 | 1 Comment

I'm 21 years old, I was diagnosed with JME when I was 13. I've been taking Lamicatal XR 400mg for the past years. My seizures are stressed induced and also due to a hormone imbalance....

Created By: Albreckon_590414d259e94 | 2017-05-02 00:23 | 1 Comment

Hi I'm a biology major pre med option with minors in psychology and chemistry and was just diagnosed with epilepsy and I have between 8-10 complex partial seizures a day. My doctor started me...

Created By: eunicewang1995 | 2017-04-28 20:28 | 2 Comments

Hello,
I'm 21 years old and currently living on my college campus.

I would have seizures once in a while, however, most of my friends are not familiar of seizure first aid. I...

Created By: melissa_58f0582d8c4c1 | 2017-04-14 01:15 | 7 Comments

Hi,
I'm 20 years old.
So for the past year or so I think I have been having petit mal seizures and didn't realize it. My grandfather developed epilepsy when he was 50 so I am...

Created By: KendraM | 2017-04-01 18:15 | 1 Comment

Researchers at Reed College are seeking young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 to be interviewed about their experiences seeking support for a chronic illness OR providing support to a friend...

Created By: Jessmullz96 | 2017-03-19 23:46 | 1 Comment

Hello all. I'm a 20 year old college student. I had my first seizure (grand mal) at 17 years old, and haven't had a grand mal since thankfully. After several tests, I was diagnosed with...

Created By: BudCanes | 2017-02-27 18:11 | 3 Comments

I'm a 21 year old male, currently enrolled in college. Had my first seizure when I was 18, had a long day at work (7am-4) and didn't eat that day. Went home to sleep and soon after my...

Created By: Sina1998 | 2017-02-26 18:14 | 2 Comments

Hi my name is Sina.
I'm 18 years old and had my first seizure when I was 17.
I've only ever had 3 seizures, my seizures are well controlled.
However if I drink or am...

Created By: Jacob96 | 2017-02-11 00:00 | 1 Comment

Hi, so I currently live in a fraternity house at my school and it is so noisy all the time that I get zero sleep. My seizures are primarily caused by lack of sleep and I've talked to the...

Created By: ThatOneBohemianGirl | 2017-02-09 19:25 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone! My name is Skye. I'm 19 years old I've been living with Petit mal seizures since the age of 6. I'm going to be graduating from Ecot within the next few months. I can...

Created By: noah smith | 2017-02-01 15:00 | 0 Comments

So I have had epilepsy since I was 8 I am 18 now. At first my epilepsy was associated with a tic (i used to wipe the right side of my face whenever I was near any source of light) I ticed about...

Created By: seizureboi | 2017-01-31 00:35 | 0 Comments

Hey guys,

Long time seize-er, first time poster. I am a 21 year old college student and I had my first seizure when I was 17. I have probably had 10-12 since then and each of them has been...

Created By: Mixi | 2017-01-20 15:15 | 1 Comment

Hello,

My name is Maria, nickname Mixi, and i was born with epilepsy.
I'm currently 21 but turns 22 in June this year, I have two jobs; childminder at a kindergarden and...

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