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: Rjones53 | 2016-05-02 14:44 | 7 Views | 0 Comments

Several months ago I started experiencing tremors in my hands several times a month. They last for several minutes. Recently, it got worse. My jaw locked up and my head shook slightly along with...

Created By: Jlmcright | 2016-05-01 15:37 | 20 Views | 0 Comments

I need some recommendations for good Physicians in my area. I would prefer one that specially dealt with epilepsy. I have simple partials and can not seem to get control of them. I see a doctor...

Created By: Twitch7 | 2016-05-01 11:00 | 46 Views | 0 Comments

My neuro found where my seizures come from.. They come from my back left temporal lobe. I was wondering if anyone else has had surgery there. Do you think I could have it fixed?

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-04-29 07:31 | 82 Views | 1 Comment

I've been epileptic over 45 years and never been embarrassed by it. When 1st diagnosed-age 16- I was grateful to find an explanation for my 'weirdness'.Its
simply due to a...

Created By: burninginside | 2016-04-28 06:53 | 96 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Grandmal(clonic tonic epilepsy) Seizures at age 8, it was a very stressful time for me. I'm in my early 20's now, I've never had an aura before my seizures. My...

Created By: acamillosutra | 2016-04-28 00:53 | 82 Views | 2 Comments

I'm new to the forum. I'm seeking a second opinion on if I have epilepsy or not from a different neurologist in a month, this time with a longer EEG study. I've had absence seizures...

Created By: Lori B | 2016-04-27 13:28 | 69 Views | 0 Comments

The day before yesterday, I fell asleep in my chair in the evening and was startled awake by my dog barking. I had a jolt/surge like feeling in my head and shortly after, started to develop a...

Created By: Zandi-Lancaster | 2016-04-27 06:27 | 61 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all again,

I have already posted about my 4 seizures I've had, and asked many questions to which I'm greatful you all answered. But once again I am stumped and need more...

Created By: LauraHerr 411 | 2016-04-26 20:28 | 77 Views | 0 Comments

I find Epilepsy hard to live with for many reasons

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-04-26 11:56 | 70 Views | 3 Comments

Hello I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and told by my neurologist recently that I might have partial seizures .I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at age 11 after a grand mal seizure. I had petite mal...

Created By: jessann63 | 2016-04-26 11:37 | 44 Views | 0 Comments

Hey, I need some support/commiseration from other spouses who are trying to live adult lives with two careers and a child while also living with epilepsy. Anyone out there like that? Know where...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-04-26 11:31 | 54 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all. Does anyone work a successful job from home? I don't want to sale makeup or anything. So if you have any advice I'd really appreciate it. Here's the reason I'm in...

Created By: sarafrezza | 2016-04-25 11:58 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

So my Love has epilepsy, diagnoses about 7 years ago. his patterns, feelings, seizures & auras have change throughout those years. this yea though...the amount of 1 time seizures have...

Created By: snowflake4star | 2016-04-23 14:00 | 76 Views | 0 Comments

Once in awhile I am woken up at night with the sensation that someone punched me in the face really hard. It happens in any position. The intensity varies and it doesn't happen often. My...

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-22 13:06 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

I went to the neuro today and got an official diagnosis. Localization-related (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with complex partial seizures, not intractable, without...

Created By: Court1454 | 2016-04-22 01:19 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all!

My name is Courtney, and I am new to the forum here. I have had odd experiences my whole life, what I like to call "episodes", that begun when I was six years old. I...

Created By: jlew22 | 2016-04-21 21:23 | 106 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,
I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy in my early teens and I am currently in my mid-twenties. I do smoke marijuana every night to help me sleep and I am in a state that...

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-21 12:29 | 87 Views | 0 Comments

Just curious what triggers people have. I think mine is multiple noises at same time and fluorescent lighting

Created By: Laresacaldwell | 2016-04-21 11:42 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

I have been having partial seizures off and on for 5 years now. When I have a seizure my face will tighten up, my arm will tighten up, my whole body will tighten up, or all of the above at once....

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-04-20 13:29 | 102 Views | 2 Comments

Epilepsy seizures or dissociation?
I was diagnosed with epilepsy 14 year's ago(grand mal and petite mal seizures) I've been having weird symptoms for 4 years now and my neurologist...

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