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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: yasmina | 2015-05-27 22:09 | 5 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: azreggie | 2015-05-27 19:28 | 21 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all.  This is the first time I'm posting here though I've been lurking for a while.  I've been diagnosed with Complex Partial Seizures and am on 1,000 mg of Keppra(titrated up to) twice a day...

Created By: Karenewes | 2015-05-27 11:11 | 42 Views | 0 Comments

Most of my life, ( I have been recently diagnosed with TLE on the right side) I have not been able to regurgitate information that I have learned on any subject. When I hear it I may forget until...

Created By: fran13 | 2015-05-27 01:00 | 41 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all I am a swim coach, in the water a lot teaching children and have just been diagnosed with generalized epilepsy. Im juststarted on sodium valproate and although the first two days were hard...

Created By: swimpal | 2015-05-26 19:14 | 50 Views | 1 Comment

How long can someone go and not take Lamotrigine get out of your system to have a seizure? An example would be, that they forgot to take it or couldn't get anymore for a few days?

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2015-05-25 22:39 | 52 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 months ago, mine is suspected to have been there for years without being diagnosed. As my EEG showed possibility of absence seizures. I have had an arrhythmia...

Created By: Lunchbox1989 | 2015-05-24 15:29 | 140 Views | 2 Comments

I'm really hoping to find answers. My fiancé was 25 when she had her first seizure during her sleep. Luckily, I was sleeping next to her and woke up during it to call for an ambulance. She was...

Created By: dndphillips | 2015-05-22 15:04 | 90 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I had a right temporal lobectomy in 1995.  Seizure free!  No meds!  I am 62 years old and have nasty temper tanturms.  I try so very hard not to get THAT frustrated.  While having the...

Created By: NAeffubro | 2015-05-20 21:53 | 148 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there,

I am a 34 year old male living in South Australia and have been living with seizures now for around 4 years.

During this discussion I am going to point out some of my own...

Created By: HZbel | 2015-05-19 18:26 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

I've had E since I was 7 & have experienced many different types of seziures. 2 years ago due to stress I had a 6 month period of daily seizures - 56 were recorded over 48hrs with an ambultary...

Created By: lfogan | 2015-05-18 19:10 | 81 Views | 0 Comments

I published the novel, DINGS, in 2013. It teaches epilepsy as the reader follows a mother's anguished clinical and dramatic journey as she tries to learn why her bright 8-year-old is failing 3rd...

Created By: ShelbiET | 2015-05-18 12:26 | 153 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with complex partial seizures last week. I am a 20 year old female battling epilepsy and college. I've been having seizures for about 3 years, they used to be about once a year....

Created By: hoovfour4@gmail.com | 2015-05-18 11:04 | 109 Views | 4 Comments

I have a 19 year old son with Autism and Eplilepsy. He is non verbal too.  He started having seizures at age 13 and has been on Tripletal ever since. He handles Trileptal fine , but he continues...

Created By: HayleyJ | 2015-05-18 00:48 | 254 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone!  I am always a little uncertain about coming to a dedicated forum without a diagnosis so I do hope that isn't offensive to anyone.

I am 34 years old and over the past few...

Created By: mmcever | 2015-05-17 12:18 | 107 Views | 0 Comments

I have been diagnosed with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy and am about to begin exploring surgical options. I am having and sEEG at the end of the month to further pinpoint focal point....

Created By: kiwi09 | 2015-05-16 00:37 | 137 Views | 0 Comments

After around 15 years suffering temporal lobe epilepsy, I'm starting to feel like a real idiot. I have 2 or three episodes a year with nocturnal seizures and I think my life style may have been...

Created By: Jhar70 | 2015-05-15 09:21 | 127 Views | 0 Comments

I've had grand mal seizures since I was 13 but wasn't diagnosed till 15 after my third. The first was thought to be a combo of female hormones changing and a chemical reaction due to cleaning our...

Created By: FineandFind18 | 2015-05-14 20:11 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

It's  particularly awckward for me at this moment telling about some personal things but I think it's exactly what I need. Right now, I'm scared out of my mind about the future. I'm scared that I...

Created By: glamorous.jackieo | 2015-05-14 12:29 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,

I started having seizures over 10 years ago. I am currently taking Depakote and they are controlled. I recently started working out regularly and was looking into taking an amino acid...

Created By: Jest | 2015-05-14 11:41 | 129 Views | 2 Comments

I  had been seizure free for a number of years but am quite depressed that they are now recurring on a somewhat regular basis. The medications I am taking both Kepra and Lamictal seem to be doing...

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