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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: pyro1979 | 2015-04-16 10:53 | 97 Views | 1 Comment

Hello again.  I was thinking back to when I experienced several g/m seizures for the first time last year, and it has been pretty difficult trying to remember any feelings and experiences.  I...

Created By: Steven H | 2015-04-15 03:24 | 59 Views | 1 Comment

I currently go to the University of
Kansas. My Doctor has said I need to
go somewhere else for a 2nd opinion.
He has tried everything and believes a
new set of eyes should...

Created By: naturepeace79@yahoo.com | 2015-04-13 10:54 | 112 Views | 1 Comment

I am posting this discussion because I wish to share something I wrote this weekend with everyone. It was very hard for me to write about, and left me emotionally exhausted. It is my story. My...

Created By: zenawq | 2015-04-12 15:01 | 117 Views | 1 Comment

My 22 year old son and I suffer from gran mal seizures.  We both can go many years without having any and then recently my son had a big one that left him unconscious for almost 4 hours.  Since...

Created By: nightfighter@nc.rr.com | 2015-04-12 10:29 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

I am not sure what inspired me to write this but it just might give some of you more willpower to go further in life. I am sure each person has had the feeling that epilepsy is peventing you from...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2015-04-10 21:39 | 88 Views | 2 Comments

i have simple partial seizures (seasonal allergy trigger) well-controlled with topomax I get an aura and when it comes it's really startling. I plan to live on my own. But if I was to have a...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2015-04-10 16:37 | 71 Views | 4 Comments

i've had seizures since I was 10 years old. The doctor always told us to keep a journal so we did. It appears that my seizures always happened between April and October. (Though I had one this...

Created By: Ictalme | 2015-04-09 15:53 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have epilepsy all my life, diagnosed 13 years ago at 21. I haven`t been medicated as it had settled by the time i was diagnosed and have had very little seizure activity till last January. I...

Created By: nikbait | 2015-04-09 15:13 | 80 Views | 2 Comments

I am new to the forum, and was wanting to get some help regarding my fiance's medication. He is supposed to take keppra 1000mg everyday but he tells me it makes him drool and very lethargic. He...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-04-09 13:53 | 70 Views | 2 Comments

~~I recently had myoclonic seizures all day on Saturaday and ended up with a grandma that evening. I was taking 225 mg x 2 day of lamictal and 1,250 mg Keppra night and 1000 mg morning.

~~I...

Created By: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 11:04 | 95 Views | 0 Comments

Just curious about other's who have these types of seizures for mine are in that area.  Was it difficult to diagnoise? What are your symptoms? 

Created By: 91clare59 | 2015-04-09 10:57 | 98 Views | 1 Comment

I find this journey to be very frustrating and irritating.  My seizures occur in my left temporal lobe where I was kicked during soccer.  My symptoms are clearly  a nonconvulsive seizure.  I know...

Created By: Broyston | 2015-04-09 03:55 | 164 Views | 4 Comments

Well, first let me start out my telling my back story. I'm 19 years old, going to college for surgical tech and I'm just finishing up my 2nd year of college. I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 3rd...

Created By: jimmieD | 2015-04-09 00:32 | 97 Views | 2 Comments

How's it going, I got 1 more test to finish until I can hopefully be good to go for surgery at UC san diego An was wondering if anybody has had any sort of mesial right temporal lobe surgery,...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-04-08 22:47 | 88 Views | 2 Comments

Hi,

~~I recently had a tonic-colic seizure following myoclonic seizures I had that day. I was scheduled that day to work, but had to leave even before the start of my shift because of my...

Created By: kim.albensi@gmail.com | 2015-04-08 17:00 | 116 Views | 5 Comments

Hi!

I apologize to seem so uneducated here.  I'm trying to learn and understand all the new terminology that I guess is now a part of my new life.  2 months ago I had my first siezure (...

Created By: MDoe8 | 2015-04-08 11:34 | 111 Views | 0 Comments

Just thought about this yesterday that made me chuckle a bit.  We've all been in the situation where we are feeling a little "off" so we do little things just in the case something bad happens. ...

Created By: Nicolexmarie | 2015-04-07 19:26 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone :)

I am Nicole :)

I am new to this..was at work one day and had a tonic clonic (?) seizure and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and kept there for four days..I...

Created By: nightfighter@nc.rr.com | 2015-04-07 16:27 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

Not many people like to wear a Med. Alert but some of us have realized the value of these items. I wear mine daily and also keep a  laminated med alert card in my wallet. I...

Created By: cpc303 | 2015-04-06 16:07 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 24 year old and I had my first seizure about two years ago. We haven't found the best treatment plan yet, but I dont know how much longer I can take. Everytime I we readjust my medication I...

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