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: bellanna711971 | 2017-02-24 16:36 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Brittany. I was diagnosed yesterday with epilepsy. Unbeknownst to me, I have been having absence seizures since I was around 7 years old. For a very ling time, I ignored the...

Created By: luizgrezier | 2017-02-24 08:42 | 0 Comments

I don't want to go into all the specific details again as the installation was incredibly stressful and upsetting. The carpentry and surface installation was good but we had huge issues with...

Created By: southgate | 2017-02-24 05:42 | 0 Comments

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Created By: smerickson | 2017-02-20 12:03 | 0 Comments

Hello friends. I've had epilepsy since I was young. I was told I outgrew it. I've been on Ambien for about 6 years for sleep. The first time I was taken off of it I was miserable; could...

Created By: Helfrich911 | 2017-02-14 12:13 | 0 Comments

My husband is 48 years old and had brain surgery to help with his seizures. The surgery was in August 2016. They removed the hippocampus and the amygdala from the left temporal lobe. So far, 6...

Created By: bg36 | 2017-02-13 23:41 | 0 Comments

Hi My names Ben and im 49 with a long history of headaches, nerve issues, and a recently discovered brain cyst thought to have possibly been a result from an accident I had at 14 , where I was hit...

Created By: Lordsoflolo | 2017-02-12 01:32 | 0 Comments

So, I've posted here once or twice before. I had a grand malnseizire about a year and a half ago. At the time, I thought it was my first one but looking back in my history, I've probably...

Created By: Cookiemonster1885 | 2017-02-11 16:30 | 1 Comment

Hi all, I am pretty new to epilepsy, and brand new to writing posts. But I have been lurking around this site for the last few weeks. I have found a lot of great info, and (more importantly)...

Created By: kstagg | 2017-02-11 13:05 | 2 Comments

My town of greater than 140,000 people here in TX (just side of Dallas and ranked #1 city to live in nationwide), currently does not offer transportation for the disabled other than those going...

Created By: jtomlinson | 2017-02-10 18:00 | 0 Comments

Most Baby Boomer women can't afford to live the rest of their lives alone. It's too expensive. We also want roommates to help prevent loneliness from setting in. And ones with seizures,...

Created By: bsayegh | 2017-02-10 14:17 | 0 Comments

While I don't know exactly what has caused my seizures in the past, I do know that I am sensitive to strobe effects. Anytime I see bright flashing lights, I start to feel very uneasy. Its a...

Created By: bsayegh | 2017-02-10 10:58 | 0 Comments

Hello! This is my first post here. I am not really sure how long I have had epilepsy, but I have had 3 seizures in the last 5 years. A few days ago I had a breakthrough seizure after not having...

Created By: KoS89 | 2017-02-10 09:40 | 4 Comments

I've been taking lamictal for 6 years for tonic clonic seizures but for the past 3-4 days I've had terrible migraines and it kills me to leave the house because the brightness kills me...

Created By: Maey | 2017-02-07 12:28 | 0 Comments

I am a 51 year old woman who has a 13 year old son and a stressful job. About 6 years ago I had my first fit though at the time the neurologist didn't call it such. But I came to on a...

Created By: Morgan Baxter | 2017-02-05 22:14 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm Morgan and I have epilepsy or so the doctors believe but no tests have shown anything conclusive. At first they believe I either had myoclonic seizures or partial seizures from the...

Created By: Kelly6102 | 2017-02-05 18:36 | 0 Comments

My name is Kelly, 45 yrs old. I was diagnosed with complex partial seizures in 2012 after a car accident. I need to go back to 2011 to explain why I'm here.

I moved back into my mother...

Created By: Highimhollyg | 2017-02-05 17:02 | 0 Comments

I have recently been disagnosed with complex partial epilepsy (EEG showed it). But I have also recently had dietary issues where I couldn't eat and when I do it's not much, I have lost...

Created By: Craigshanon | 2017-02-04 22:08 | 0 Comments

Hi my name is Craig and I am 28.
Everything started about two weeks ago. I was at home alone and i was in the bathroom one second thenthe next thing I know I woke up in my loungeroom with a...

Created By: kimL | 2017-02-04 18:21 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm 22 years old and have had temporal lobe epilepsy since I was 15.
For most of the years I've been pretty unreliable with taking my medication (I'm on Keppra)
Once...

Created By: mchalk33 | 2017-02-03 00:32 | 2 Comments

I turn 21 next month and something that has been bothering me lately is the fact that I now get to drink (legally). I keep feeling like I will be left out of social events with my friends. Even...

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