A place to share questions, concerns, and challenges that adults with epilepsy may face in understanding, managing and living with seizures.

Topic: Living With Epilepsy - Adults

Created By: Nic1990 | 2016-12-04 11:47 | 0 Comments

Hi everybody, I'm new to this so I'm hoping I'm in the right place for some help. I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 19 (I'm 26 now) and I also have arthritis. I'm...

Created By: Artemis108 | 2016-12-01 14:53 | 0 Comments

I suffer from grand Mal seizures starting in my temporal lobe. I was diagnosed at 21 and now I'm 25. I'm taking lamictal and it's working. But my problem is that sometimes I forget...

Created By: Simple Partial | 2016-12-01 12:44 | 0 Comments

I sometimes have partial seizures soon after orgasm. I can't seem to find any legitimate resources on why this happens. Where can I find info on this?

Created By: franlowe | 2016-11-30 16:30 | 1 Comment

I am an elderly parent of a 25yr old who had her first seizure at 20. We have been struggling to get her diagnosis recognized so she can receive assistance. She has not been able to maintain...

Created By: Bookworm30 | 2016-11-29 18:49 | 1 Comment

I have complex partial and tonic clonics from a head injury. Trying to move forward in my life but I feel stuck &
Hopeless. I've been to cognitive therapy and asked department...

Created By: Aodhán | 2016-11-28 17:58 | 0 Comments

I had a right temporal lobectomy in 1996. I have not had any attacks since. I am still, however, taking 200mg of tegretol per day. I would like to finally come off it. I am hoping I can have an...

Created By: Gmon | 2016-11-28 15:58 | 0 Comments

Hi Folks. I would very much value your feedback and opinion of my situation. I am a 44-year-old male. When I was 21, I was sick with a high fever and the next thing I know, I’m waking up in a...

Created By: scaredypants19 | 2016-11-27 02:44 | 0 Comments

Okay so here's a bit of a backstory on my journey... I'm 25 I've been living with grand mal seizures from the age of 6 for a short whil until maybe 9 I was also having head seizures...

Created By: avonlady | 2016-11-26 14:09 | 0 Comments

I had gotten into a car accident and the emt that responded did not even think I had a seizures so they took my blood and it was found out that I had low blood sugar. My Nur. was always asking if...

Created By: Dejavue | 2016-11-25 16:42 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone I'm new to this site and hope to get a little feedback from others who may have one time been in the same situation as myself. I'm now 38 and was first diagnosed with...

Created By: Jordy23 | 2016-11-24 16:04 | 0 Comments

Hi Everybody! I am currently in the process of getting ready to go to travelling in Canada but I have a pre-existing condition- Epilepsy which is well controlled with meds. I was wondering if I...

Created By: Gldstn79 | 2016-11-23 15:02 | 1 Comment

Not all of this information may be directly pertinent, but I want to give the full backstory just in case.

I had my first seizure in May of this year. I was put on some medication which...

Created By: paddy55 | 2016-11-23 13:57 | 2 Comments

Ok so long time reader first time poster. I'm a 33 year old male who has had epilepsy for all my life. They are full grand mal / tonic clonics which I can feel coming on an aura out maybe a...

Created By: madyrenee | 2016-11-22 13:52 | 0 Comments

I know this is a question for my doctor, but I am just asking to explore personal experiences from my fellow epileptics, as well as non. I am 23, have not had a seizure in 4 years, and had...

Created By: LearyT95 | 2016-11-21 12:00 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Tyler and I was diagnosed with temporal lobe complex partial Epilepsy over 2 years ago and have been having them for longer. I have been on multiple medicines from: Ethosuximide,...

Created By: burninginside | 2016-11-20 06:31 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone, I'm a young adult male who as stated above has stress triggered Grand mal Seizures. Holidays are stressful enough for everyone, and for me it's nothing short of awful. I...

Created By: Cynthia10 | 2016-11-19 23:32 | 0 Comments

I had a really weird partial seizure night before last. First a little history on how mine usually go: get deja vu, feel weird, sometimes get confused, but generally remember it all. This time was...

Created By: Tubby | 2016-11-17 09:17 | 0 Comments

Hi,
I recently got back a blood panel and my ALT and AST are significantly high. I take generic Keppra, generic Zoloft and brand name Aptiom. Is this common? The nurse told me that it can...

Created By: zach.mandell781626Matson | 2016-11-14 23:08 | 2 Comments

Diagnosed with epilepsy 5 years ago at age 32 and diagnosed with Crohn's Disease last month. Anybody think they know whether or not they're related or are they both happening...

Created By: rocketqueen22 | 2016-11-11 17:20 | 1 Comment

Hello All! I just turned 35 and was just diagnosed with simple partial seizures. I will try and make this short. The last year has been insane. About a year ago I started having these so called...

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