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: Angel_91016 | 2016-08-30 08:30 | 0 Comments

I'm engaged to a wonderful man who was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy at age 12 (most likely due to a childhood fever), had a partial lobectomy as a teen, and now has seizures...

Created By: Zachary Russell | 2016-08-29 20:18 | 2 Comments

Hi iv looked some on forums but can't find much info to help me out. I'm currently looking to possibly try and get a job somehow but I can't figure out how or what would be a best...

Created By: ambrakay | 2016-08-27 18:37 | 1 Comment

Adult onset epilepsy. Early 20's. College degree, promising career, continuous promotions despite refractory complex partial seizures and detrimental medication side effects. I was, by all...

Created By: magicath | 2016-08-26 18:05 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Catharine, and I'm a 16 year old living with epilepsy. I'm currently writing a novel about a teenage girl who is suffering from Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy. I plan to...

Created By: Nielsenkyle | 2016-08-26 05:31 | 1 Comment

I've had a total of 5 seizures all within 2 months. The first one I had was thanksgiving last year which of course scared my whole family. All the seizures I've had I had gone...

Created By: It's not you it's me | 2016-08-24 14:28 | 1 Comment

Hello, over the last year I have been diagnosed with epilepsy. As a 26 year old man it was hard to accept that my life was always riddled with seizures that went undetected even after expressing...

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2016-08-24 13:51 | 1 Comment

I know my triggers. I was recently on too high of a dose that was causing seizures from an overdose and have seizures again. My doctor doesn't want me driving. I wish I didn't have to. I...

Created By: Paul2 | 2016-08-24 09:21 | 1 Comment

Hi Folks,
My name is Paul and I've had epilepsy since I was 25 yrs old, I'm now 70. The only med. that controls my seizures is felbamate which is suppose to be the cheap
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Created By: DanielK | 2016-08-23 14:11 | 1 Comment

I am 36, and have been diagnosed epileptic since I was 15. As of right now, I work a full-time desk job, 40 hours per week, and have done so most of my adult life. My wife and I just had our first...

Created By: Zaqary | 2016-08-21 22:41 | 1 Comment

Everyone knows about stiff and sore muscles after workouts an runs - and that a massages feel great. Sadly they cost money too.

I had someone show me one of those TENS machines that feel...

Created By: mrmrsrolfe | 2016-08-21 14:22 | 2 Comments

My fiance is my caregiver for my medical marijuana card. She also works at a dispensary and has been bringing me products home to try. Somethings work extremely well to the point of not needing my...

Created By: mrmrsrolfe | 2016-08-21 14:16 | 1 Comment

I have been on Lamotrigine for the past year at 300MG per day. I have started to experience major mood swings, headaches and dizziness, anger problems as well as memory and attention issues. I...

Created By: agrace0488 | 2016-08-21 00:07 | 2 Comments

Hi,
I've never written on ANY online forum, so bear with me because I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm a 28 year old female and was diagnosed with epilepsy at the ripe old age...

Created By: GhostKitty | 2016-08-19 15:51 | 1 Comment

I hope this is the right spot f not I am sorry, as well as for any spelling/grammar I am still half asleep. I know it's a little long but I am not sure my EEG went right and was looking for...

Created By: Chanicita16 | 2016-08-19 01:42 | 2 Comments

Hey everyone, I've been wanting to travel to Europe for some time now, I live in California. My seizures are sometimes triggered by lack of sleep or changing my sleep schedules drastically....

Created By: Danika | 2016-08-17 00:03 | 1 Comment

I'm wondering if anyone has experienced strange and vivid dreams after starting Keppra? About six months ago, Keppra was added to my Lamictal; and a few months in, the dreaming started and...

Created By: Haley500 | 2016-08-13 19:01 | 1 Comment

I am 21, and have been seizure free for two years. Recently after some major surgery (which includes tons of anxiety, pain pills and overall lack of sleep) I had a grand mal seizure. It came back...

Created By: cpaige21 | 2016-08-13 05:29 | 1 Comment

I am 22 years old and got diagnosed with epilepsy last year. I haven't had a lot of trouble and my seizures have been controlled very well. Somebody recently said to me that I would become...

Created By: DanR217 | 2016-08-12 22:50 | 1 Comment

I've had epilepsy for about four years. I had three gran mal seizures in 2013 but none since starting medication, I have had a bunch of breakthrough auras though. Sometimes after an aura I...

Created By: Purringtonh | 2016-08-12 12:28 | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm 20 and am currently taking 500mg Keppra (levetiracetam) twice a day. I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy when 13, and put on tegratol (carbamazepine) which controlled the...

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