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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: 9liv3cat@gmail.com | 2016-02-03 16:38 | 84 Views | 6 Comments

looking to start the above campaign : stop criminalizing epilepsy. too many adults with epilepsy find themselves in jail/prison due to a seizure in public being interpreted as resisting arrest.etc...

Created By: Pleasehelpy221 | 2016-02-02 08:21 | 68 Views | 1 Comment

 

 

 

Hi, support

 

My brother has been having these little episodes where he would be in a zombie like state. The first time he slept walked and fell twice and...

Created By: Kinetic11 | 2016-01-30 13:29 | 79 Views | 0 Comments

 

Hey everyone, I'm going to see a doctor soon but I was hoping to get some advice from others as well.

I'm 28, male, and had my first seizure two months ago (was alone and didn't...

Created By: Tyrant1014 | 2016-01-30 04:38 | 61 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

A long time ago I was unofficially diagnosed with epilepsy. I was about 15 and in the psychologists office. My dad was in the room with me when I ended up describing the symptoms...

Created By: columbo681979@yahoo.com | 2016-01-29 19:24 | 78 Views | 2 Comments

Why? I am 36, still single and maybe be alone the rest of my life. The post read, should I marry a man who has epilepsy. If you people out there still single, I know, it sucks. Me, I am afraid to...

Created By: Mcarm | 2016-01-29 14:30 | 44 Views | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with simple partial seizures 15 years ago and ADHD 10 years ago. I can't tell if my symptoms are from ADHD or seizures. Anyone else experience this?

I was on disability for...

Created By: Horsegirl320 | 2016-01-25 02:06 | 79 Views | 2 Comments

For almost 7 months I've been having "tremors". At first they started in my legs but now they are moving up. I've been to the doctor but they have no idea. I've had multiple blood panels done, a...

Created By: Pignulotta | 2016-01-23 23:02 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: seize-a-cure | 2016-01-20 11:50 | 63 Views | 0 Comments

While I know the official Epilepsy Foundation stand on Seizure Alert Dogs is that they have not been proven, I can speak from personal experience. I have both epileptic and psychiatric seizures...

Created By: katec1 | 2016-01-18 15:23 | 109 Views | 0 Comments

Anyone have emotional symptoms? I experience a terrible depression/want to jump out of my skin/ emotional pain.

 

Created By: johnlee625 | 2016-01-18 14:09 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

I am having the medication called trileptal. I had seizures after about 4 months, so doctor said, "increase it!." So I did. Seizure happened again after 10 months.... It is good that I'm gradually...

Created By: lipz92 | 2016-01-13 21:34 | 76 Views | 1 Comment

From kid I been tormented by epilepsy (or so I think), luckily it only affects my right arm but imagine a kid that had no idea what was happening to him and trying to explain it to parents and...

Created By: yuki | 2016-01-13 02:28 | 94 Views | 1 Comment

I have had 1 grand mal. That time i just fainted and had a seizure for a few minutes. I wasnt diagnosed with epilepsy.

But this time it was different. I felt unwell, but not like i will...

Created By: Whodathunk | 2016-01-12 17:55 | 109 Views | 1 Comment

Hello- I've had epilepsy for 20 years some of it was really bad and some of it was pretty fair, while I still have seizures once in a blue moon I know it could be worse. :)  

We're in the...

Created By: Frusterated | 2016-01-11 10:59 | 93 Views | 0 Comments

I have been going through bouts of dizziness and vertigo for 2 yrs, but what I am posting about is these elisodes I get. With no warning I het this scary sensation that makes me jump or jolt or if...

Created By: Rando513 | 2016-01-10 17:14 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 16, I am now 39. I seriously struggle with follow through and responsibility which I have struggled with all my life. I have also struggled with mood...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2016-01-10 00:40 | 91 Views | 1 Comment

I recently had a Neuropsychological evaluation and the doctor came out with two new diagnoses for me: poor attention and VERY bad balance.(so bad I should see a specialist) I was shocked! Recently...

Created By: JinPNW | 2016-01-04 15:24 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

Hi folks!

I am new here because I only recently discovered that I "very likely" have epilepsy after my first visit to a neurologist a couple of weeks ago. I'll give a background on my story...

Created By: hedgehogs' | 2016-01-04 09:56 | 114 Views | 1 Comment

Hi ​I'm a 16 year old girl for three weeks I was having horrible headaches and couldn't concentrate in school then they went away right before my Christmas break good right but not really because...

Created By: culprit15 | 2016-01-03 21:01 | 107 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I am a 33-year old female with temporal lobe epilepsy.  Medication has controlled my grand mal and complex partial seizures, though I suspect I am still experiencing simple partial, brought...

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