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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: subsumedpat | 2015-04-20 15:10 | 41 Views | 1 Comment

Always wondered if epilepsy was connected with altered sexualty. Strange desires, hypo or hyper sexualty, espicially TLE.

Created By: googaplex | 2015-04-20 03:44 | 66 Views | 0 Comments

In the entirety of my life up until two years ago, I never had even remotely what could be considered anxiety disorder. It didn't really manifest until two years after having my first grand mal...

Created By: gkell1 | 2015-04-19 16:22 | 86 Views | 1 Comment

Hi to all

My daughter who is now 20 witnessed a seizure I had two years ago. She did not know what to do so the neighbor called 911 and by the time the paramedics came I was asleep. They...

Created By: Heien | 2015-04-19 15:36 | 71 Views | 1 Comment

Hello there.

Just made an account to ask these two things.

First of all, my emotional life is really low. I laugh some times. I never cry. I have never felt love as I can remember....

Created By: pyro1979 | 2015-04-16 10:53 | 140 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 | 74 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 | 142 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 | 133 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 | 186 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 | 103 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 | 78 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 | 127 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 | 91 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 | 86 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 | 105 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 | 109 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 | 184 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 | 107 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 | 101 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 | 127 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 (...

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