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: ZolaRS92 | 2017-05-27 16:13 | 0 Comments

I had epilepsy attacks when I was 11 years old, and I used medicament called Karpabin (Carbamazepin), now after about 8 years from when I stopped using this medicament I am starting to think that...

Created By: Miracle777 | 2017-05-27 16:02 | 0 Comments

I was just diagnosed with epilepsy. The Dr. first said MS. Then did more testing. Found out I have had brain damage and epilepsy I was unaware of. He said it has done so much damage that the...

Created By: Nee' | 2017-05-26 22:43 | 0 Comments

Hello all! So I had my first seizure 8 years ago (age 25). At that time I was undergoing a lot of stress, had a miscarriage, about to be evicted from my home,etc. So I turned to alcohol to ease my...

Created By: specialneeds | 2017-05-24 16:13 | 0 Comments

I am currently working and SSDI has asked if there are any work related expenses that will qualify me to continue to get benefits. I currently work 28 hours at 10.00 an hour that puts me over the...

Created By: Bwilson | 2017-05-22 23:08 | 1 Comment

Hello I'm new to this site but found it looking for an answer to a to a problem I am having. I have a job contingent on passing a drug test and physical, the problem is the medical clinic is...

Created By: SmoothThinking | 2017-05-22 22:27 | 0 Comments

I saw an article that said dolphins "sleep" one side of the brain then switch and sleep the other side. Supposedly this helps them stay alert for sharks and cover lots of territory in a...

Created By: knowledge1997 | 2017-05-22 20:01 | 1 Comment

Hey everyone I'm new to this website but I have been struggling with epilepsy since I was 16 years old and I am now 19. I have a seizure just about once every month. They have been running...

Created By: jyoung525@Outlook.com | 2017-05-22 10:50 | 0 Comments

I have recently taken a new job with a car rental company. This job is training me to be a manager. Driving is a huge piece of my role. Picking up cars, customers and dropping cars or customers...

Created By: bethbarney1964@yahoo.com | 2017-05-21 10:57 | 0 Comments

I am new to this site. I have a family history on my fathers side of seizures. He had some after age 60 although he had cancer at the time. My daughter had some problems in her teens where her...

Created By: Harley girl | 2017-05-20 16:24 | 0 Comments

So for the first time in about five years maybe eight, I had one of my funny panic attacks. Where I hear and see stuff that's from a dream, that I don't think I ever had all well I'...

Created By: Kalnihu | 2017-05-20 13:15 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone. Hope the day is treating you all well. Currently I'm taking five different medications but none of them work anymore. My doctor keeps telling me to take them and just changes...

Created By: darkhamcity09 | 2017-05-19 22:38 | 0 Comments

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Created By: Ericanever444 | 2017-05-19 14:29 | 1 Comment

Ugh in desperate need of help...
This is for my boyfriend..
As a child he was diagnosed with Epilepsy... for a few years he had no seizures at all.. then they came back. He went back...

Created By: Ericanever444 | 2017-05-19 14:28 | 0 Comments

Ugh in desperate need of help...
This is for my boyfriend..
As a child he was diagnosed with Epilepsy... for a few years he had no seizures at all.. then they came back. He went back...

Created By: caleighj17 | 2017-05-18 20:37 | 3 Comments

Hi, I'm Caleigh, and I'm 19. My epilepsy has been pretty well controlled for the past 3 years, with the exceptional 2 or 3 breakthroughs; I have complex partial seizures. At my...

Created By: Anjanna90 | 2017-05-18 14:30 | 0 Comments

My name is Andrea ..im 26 and I have simple partial seizures and tonic clonic seizures pretty regularly..im trying to live a regular life as much as I can but its not as easy as it looks.
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Created By: Hmmm | 2017-05-17 01:06 | 3 Comments

Hi,

I have partial complex seizures controlled by 600 mg of Lamictal XR. I began having tonic clonic seizures in high school (I'm 48) and took phenobarbitol for years. I haven't...

Created By: Magsmays | 2017-05-15 23:15 | 0 Comments

Just wondering if menopause can cause seizures.
I had a seizure two years ago no warning first time and then
Again a year later. EEG is normal ct scan normal and MRI
Is normal....

Created By: andrew.ambrose88@gmail.com | 2017-05-14 20:04 | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with focal dsycognitive epilepsy with secondary generalization. Can someone break this down barney style for me?

Created By: Js2104 | 2017-05-13 07:27 | 2 Comments

Anyone know of any doctors that use nutrition/diet to treat epilepsy?
The doc I have now doesn't know of any links between epilepsy and diet!!!
I want to try to root cause my...

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