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: InsomniZac | 2016-07-30 04:14 | 27 Views | 0 Comments

Im 27. male. For probably the last 7 years I've been dealing with depression and anxiety. A long with that depression I've been dealing with what I thought (and was diagnosed with) were...

Created By: ambrakay | 2016-07-21 00:14 | 136 Views | 2 Comments

Hi

I need some guidance. Prior to my right temporal lobectomy for refractory seizures and brain tumor removal in 2010, I was very successful. I have two college degrees, a wide array of...

Created By: BroomHill | 2016-07-20 16:23 | 77 Views | 0 Comments

My best friend suffers from often seizures. She hasn't been diagnosed with Epilepsy but bright flashing lights is a common cause of them so I'm pretty certain they're epileptic....

Created By: lgrimes0812 | 2016-07-19 01:02 | 127 Views | 0 Comments

So about 4 years ago I had my first child and a few weeks after I had her I had my very first simple partial seizure, at the time I didn't know what it was, I just put it off as anxiety. They...

Created By: Chrissy54 | 2016-07-18 23:44 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone else ever had a complex partial seizure without an aura or automatisms? I'm not sure if it's just memory loss or if it's a seizure without the typical signs and symptoms...

Created By: UnSpokenAngel | 2016-07-17 09:16 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

Hello. I have just recently been diagnosed with generalized idiopathic convulsive epilepsy, JME. Was diagnosed this past Thursday, a week after my 24hr EEG. I also had a 1hr.
For the most...

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-07-16 13:09 | 86 Views | 0 Comments

Hello! I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy with grandmal, petite mal, and partial seizures.I haven't had a grandmal seizure since I was 11 and I'm 26 now. My neurologist recently...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-07-16 00:19 | 120 Views | 0 Comments

I have TLE and have these quick episodes that will start with my mind going blank, can't focus on anything, my breathing slows down, I'll then stare or look around aimlessly and maybe...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-07-15 23:59 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

I have TLE and for the last few years I've been getting these horrible thoughts or memories that make me feel extreme sadness. I'll be in the best mood then all the sudden I'll...

Created By: specialneeds | 2016-07-12 18:44 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

I have been considering a new career and am planning to go back to college to learn a trade. I am wanting to enter a career where there is a demand and where I can make a good living to take care...

Created By: Ryan 36 | 2016-07-12 06:10 | 105 Views | 2 Comments

Hello all!

I have a question about blood flow to the brain... very simply, could an activity that reduces blood flow to the brain increase any seizure activity? I had this strong feeling...

Created By: DebbieB | 2016-07-11 09:50 | 154 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone I'm Debbie I am 40 years old and have been having seizures for around 15 years but they were undiagnosed for a while.
I was having nocturnal seizures , the first few times...

Created By: Acly28 | 2016-07-05 03:30 | 221 Views | 4 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm Thomas and I am currently 24 years old, and this is my story. I was diagnosed at the age of 18 with epilepsy, after recovering from a severe case of mono. At the time the...

Created By: countrymom8 | 2016-07-02 16:01 | 176 Views | 0 Comments

I am new here and have a question. I just read an article from the Foundation on Status Elip. and I didn't realize it wasn't just in grand mal seizures. Is this true? I have well...

Created By: ShilohRenae | 2016-07-01 21:24 | 216 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, my name is Shiloh, I am 19 years old and I have been having seizures for about a year and 7 months now. Today, I was in to see my neurologist again and I was told that I not only had...

Created By: Scotland | 2016-07-01 12:28 | 175 Views | 0 Comments

I got diagnosed with epilepsy which happens through alcohol and not enough sleep. It's usually only when these are together. I had one last week and didn't have tons of alcohol but a...

Created By: spookshowangel | 2016-06-28 08:06 | 183 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there, I have been sezuire free for 5 and a half years and been on keppra for about 3 of those.
Since being on keppra (and now being able to drive) I have had significant weight gain. To...

Created By: VelmaM | 2016-06-26 16:29 | 159 Views | 0 Comments

I recently began having major seizures. I am new to this whole thing so excuse me if I do not use the correct terminology yet. I had multiple major seizures the final week of December. Put on meds...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-06-26 15:24 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

Hey All. I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy after I started having tonic clonic seizures two years ago, since then I've been put on lamotrigine (150mg in the day, 50mg at night) the...

Created By: Martha1030 | 2016-06-25 08:36 | 111 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Jenn. I was diagnosed with epilepsy 16yrs ago, following two grand mal seizures which have been controlled by anti-seizure meds. For a few years, i struggled with headaches and my neuro...

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