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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: epihelp | 2015-03-26 09:46 | 20 Views | 0 Comments

If you live in Florida, plan to attend the 2015 Epilepsy Pipeline Community Day Conference on May 16th. Lots of great info and speakers sharing the latest on new advances and therapies for...

Created By: rightoff | 2015-03-25 19:41 | 69 Views | 1 Comment

hey all i'm new here!

I've been diagnosed with MTS since my second seizure when I was 20, about 6 years ago. In these years I've had varying degrees of success, limiting seizures to 4 or...

Created By: kayjay | 2015-03-25 17:27 | 73 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, i have been doing research on my diagnosis of temporal lobe epilepsy. Im currently on lamotrigine which isnt making a blind bit of a difference and im still experiencing seizures regularly. My...

Created By: volcomsk86 | 2015-03-24 10:44 | 82 Views | 1 Comment

I know everyone is different, that's why I'm posting my specific story. I had my first seizure 2 weeks after our first son was born (almost 3.5 years ago)... basically not sleeping for 2 weeks....

Created By: samthedog | 2015-03-23 13:17 | 96 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone! I'm looking for a new doctor in the Albuquerque New Mexico area. I've been diagnosed for 27 years, only checkups and maintenance medication adjustments, as I seem to require an...

Created By: bobwasere@hotmail.com | 2015-03-23 11:58 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my girlfriend has been suffering from Dissociative Seizures for about a year now (possibly 3 years depending on which symptoms count as part of the condition). For those who don't know,...

Created By: Starteen2 | 2015-03-23 00:52 | 92 Views | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Monica I have epilepsy and have had it for over 28 years of my life. Have taken every medicine in the book no help, 3 surgeries  no help, and wanna no if the medical marijuana is OK...

Created By: Starteen2 | 2015-03-23 00:45 | 129 Views | 1 Comment

<p>Hi everyone my name is Monica I am 33 and struggling to find a job? I gave had lots and lots and lots of interviews but NO JOB so I am wondering why? Is it me? Is it my seizures? Do I not...

Created By: nightfighter@nc.rr.com | 2015-03-22 23:00 | 144 Views | 1 Comment

This is my own experience with driving. I had been seizure free for 2 years b4 driving in 1994. I was returning from the mall and obviously blacked out. (point a) I obviously hit...

Created By: penguin1 | 2015-03-22 00:30 | 86 Views | 1 Comment

I have this one memory pertaining to strobe lights. When I was 8 or 9 years old (I'm now 20), I remember feeling confused and, for lack of better words, seeing things in slow motion. My vision was...

Created By: crazymayforreal@gmail.com | 2015-03-21 02:07 | 139 Views | 1 Comment

Hi my boyfriend just had a really bad serizure back in February. doctors could not find a reason to why it happen but it was bad. They tired putting him on medicine but it made him feel sick a lot...

Created By: greg.bucci122284@yahoo.com | 2015-03-20 18:00 | 115 Views | 1 Comment

Hi I'm 30 years old and I have grand mal seizures I've had them since I was a child and have been through somany meds it's not funny I'm a father of three and thank God so far my children don't...

Created By: leonard_t@live.ca | 2015-03-19 23:24 | 148 Views | 5 Comments

In 2008, at the age of 60, I developed seizures; however, prior to that I had no record of any at all! My mother had major motor seizures and was on heavy duty drugs at the time to try and control...

Created By: PRAYERSFORELLA | 2015-03-19 19:27 | 102 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: ultrafyre | 2015-03-19 19:21 | 218 Views | 5 Comments

im going to try and make this fairly short. over the span of about 7-8 years ive had about 6-7 seizures. all of them but the last two, there were heavy amounts of alcohol and or drugs involved (...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-19 17:05 | 196 Views | 1 Comment

To those of you living in MA, was it a difficult process to get your license reinstated?  I am almost 3mo seizure free now, and I'm hoping that with my new medication combo, I get to the 6mo mark...

Created By: jimmieD | 2015-03-19 00:31 | 188 Views | 1 Comment

Hello I'm 27 was diagnosed with right temporal lobe epilepsy wen I was 22 after being found having a grand mal although I remember having auras my whole life. I have simple an compLex partial an...

Created By: 5girls | 2015-03-18 23:22 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

I have recently had a recurrence in my simple partial seizures.  I have a meningioma in my left brain stem about 2.5 cm at it's largest. I underwent Gamma Knife treatment in 2002 which stopped the...

Created By: kaaschristine@yahoo.com | 2015-03-18 21:58 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

    I am 45 years old and about to undero depth electode placement and momitoring for my epilepsy in early May.  I know I am going to one of the best hospitals in the country for this, bur I am...

Created By: Missyj128 | 2015-03-18 17:55 | 168 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with JME when I was 16.  I am now 33.  For the last 8 years or so I have only had 1 seizure a year or so.  I feel that is controlled.  But there are times they seem to be...

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