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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: trudiestroud | 2015-09-02 10:01 | 13 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all

I was diagnosed with unexplained epilepsy over a year ago and so far my epilepsy is 'uncontrolled' - ive been on Lamotrigine only up until recently and this hasnt managed to stop my...

Created By: beforHim | 2015-08-31 20:30 | 46 Views | 1 Comment

I have an epileptic friend, got him to join a facebook support group.  Well... he tells me that, everyone on facebook says stuff like, "get used to never working again" and "You'll be dependent on...

Created By: Scotte | 2015-08-31 17:14 | 20 Views | 1 Comment

I'm new here, and have been reading through this forum the last day or two.  Two days ago I experienced something I've never went through before, and I had some questions.  

I guess I'll...

Created By: AudreyStacy | 2015-08-31 09:28 | 22 Views | 1 Comment

I'm 16 and was diagnosed at the beginning of the year with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. I've always had myoclonic jerks and pedimals but Saturday morning I had a grand mal and it's now Monday yet...

Created By: VictoriaElayneW22 | 2015-08-31 02:38 | 22 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Victoria. I had my first seizure about a year ago(I'm 23 now).I didn't think much of it since it was the first time I had one. Recently I have started to get seizures again. I had...

Created By: VictoriaElayneW22 | 2015-08-31 02:37 | 21 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Victoria. I had my first seizure about a year ago(I'm 23 now).I didn't think much of it since it was the first time I had one. Recently I have started to get seizures again. I had...

Created By: Rashed | 2015-08-30 01:43 | 57 Views | 2 Comments

I'm a 20 years old guy , me and my twin were diagnosed with epilepsy years back.. I've had about 25 seizures from age 7-15..since 15 Both r seizure free .. Without any medication ... OurEEG showed...

Created By: betdashto | 2015-08-30 00:03 | 37 Views | 1 Comment

hello everyone, I really need some help trying to figure out these seizures that i have been having since 1998. i have seen so many doctors, have had so many test and have been perscribed so many...

Created By: Shane Whitworth | 2015-08-29 21:49 | 63 Views | 2 Comments

In October I will be 44 years old.  A year and 1/2 ago I had my first seizure. It was a grand mal and it happened the night I found out I was very unexpectedly pregnant. I had a total of 4...

Created By: caz2015 | 2015-08-29 08:29 | 48 Views | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone, I hope I've posted this in the right place, was just looking for some advice.

Ever since I was little I always had this strange feeling come over me like a de ja vu , when i...

Created By: BlessdOne | 2015-08-28 22:32 | 52 Views | 1 Comment

It's been a long time since I've checked in.  A couple of years ago, I was diagnosed with Epilepsy.  My neurologist was rude, wouldn't answer questions and eventually I got rid of him.  I had no...

Created By: Beccaleigh27 | 2015-08-28 20:35 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy about 2 years ago and it has been an uphill battle. I am a hairdresser and can't keep a job, apparently people don't like you holding sharp objects next to...

Created By: bhanger84 | 2015-08-27 13:12 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

I don't know what kind of seizures i'm having or what is causing them but its getting annoying. I have noticed a pattern every time I've had one though. I've only had about 5 of them altogher...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-08-27 13:09 | 40 Views | 1 Comment

Hi. I have grandmal (tonic clonic) seizures, and I am currently on Lamotrigine. Lamotrigine usually controls my seizures pretty well, but this summer I attempted to switch from Lamotrigine to...

Created By: carolina3mom | 2015-08-27 09:02 | 49 Views | 2 Comments

I struggle with bouts of depression, anxiety, agression, etc.  The agression is fairly new (thanks to Keppra).  Before Keppra, people used to walk all over me.  I would put up with so much crap...

Created By: liverpool81 | 2015-08-27 00:21 | 37 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hi,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy since i was 17 and has been on oral medication ever since. Medication did reduce the full blown seizure (unconscious) but i still has some...

Created By: immun0 | 2015-08-26 00:35 | 62 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everybody,

I'm new to the forum and was hoping to form some connections with other people affected by epilepsy.  I was first diagnosed when I was 9 years old.  I was having many...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-08-24 08:11 | 57 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all,

Can someone please tell me how the big rash or (SJS) begins? I have been in Lamotrogine for the last 5 months and the 2 first weeks I started on Lamotrogine I Only had some itching...

Created By: Dreamer123 | 2015-08-22 23:39 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

hey guys :) 

I have epilepsy and unfortunately, it's not treatable and I have tonic clonic seizures almost every day now! However, I'm not fully unconscious during the seizures...I can...

Created By: poi606 | 2015-08-22 17:31 | 54 Views | 0 Comments

So i was supposed to be starting adult nursing at teesside university in september, however due to me having epilepsy the lady who runs the course has taken my place away a month before i am due...

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