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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: chandra_norman@yahoo.com | 2015-07-28 19:31 | 18 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, my name Is Chandra and I've stayed an Epilepsy Support Group that meets monthly in the last Thursday of the month at 7pm in Pasadena Ca at First Baptist Church of Pasadena. We week be meeting...

Created By: thecrosseyedbear | 2015-07-27 11:11 | 68 Views | 0 Comments

Have had this for 26+ years. Always "just" auras like déjà vu, never a grand mal, for which I am thankful, but afterward, my brain is my enemy, and tries to kill me. I'm so depressed, there's no...

Created By: thecrosseyedbear | 2015-07-27 11:11 | 40 Views | 0 Comments

Have had this for 26+ years. Always "just" auras like déjà vu, never a grand mal, for which I am thankful, but afterward, my brain is my enemy, and tries to kill me. I'm so depressed, there's no...

Created By: katijo | 2015-07-26 19:17 | 50 Views | 0 Comments

I have been looking to get a service dog. I have found a sight that will help me
train a dog. Instead of waiting for an agency to train the dog and wait to see if im compatable for me. I...

Created By: tcadonau | 2015-07-24 20:50 | 83 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, My name is Tom, I am 25 and have been dealing with seizures for 8 years now and have had almost no certain diagnosis. Its madning and its hard to keep my happiness up with all this occuring...

Created By: Epilepticmom04 | 2015-07-22 22:32 | 153 Views | 1 Comment

I am currently employeed full time. Ive been treated for epilepsy for many years. I had a grand mal recently and my neurologist was unavailable so my family Dr took me off work for a couple months...

Created By: christianmom3x | 2015-07-22 19:42 | 129 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I am the mom of an 18 yr. old daughter who has had epilepsy all her life. She is fairly well controlled on trileptal, but has had severe cognitive impairment as well as...

Created By: Brooke.AM | 2015-07-20 21:00 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

Quick question for you all--

I occasionally get intense pain in my abdominal region.  It's actually four separate areas, kind of the corners of my stomach: the area just below my ribs on my...

Created By: toddswed2169 | 2015-07-20 19:52 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have been on here a couple of times.  But will refresh everyone's memory.   I have had seizures almost my whole life.  40 years.   Currently take Keppra (3000 mg) &...

Created By: Sr.jalalchislum@gmail.com | 2015-07-18 05:33 | 110 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Skeeve11 | 2015-07-18 00:18 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Steven. I, like you, have seizures. Not every day. Maybe with different effects.

What I can say is that I've had them for almost 10 years now. They started after I ended a term...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-17 16:43 | 112 Views | 0 Comments

 

My name is Lupe, I have JME and I always have issues writing, reading, counting and consentretion! I work for a Hotel Front Desk for a long time. This is being a big problem for me plus I...

Created By: kristoffer_nahlstedt@hotmail.com | 2015-07-17 16:00 | 126 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

Kristoffer is my name and Im diagnosed with epilepsy. I just feel like writing a post and hopefully anyone who feels like could share their opinion or experience.

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Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-17 13:44 | 64 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have JME and recently started on Lamotrogine and my jerks came back, and some other issues. Dr added clonazepam to control my myoclonus and it works sometimes, but not all the time, I am a...

Created By: denise_vandelft@hotmail.com | 2015-07-16 11:26 | 132 Views | 0 Comments

As the title stated, I went for 27 years, blindly living an epileptic life. 

After suffering a grand-mal seizure 18 months ago (I am 29 now), I underwent a host of history, EEG, CAT scan (...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-15 20:33 | 92 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have JME and I have been on different meds I was on Depakote for many years and I always had trouble writing, but I always thought that it was because of my terrible tremors, my hands were...

Created By: WeatherTracker777 | 2015-07-13 09:34 | 231 Views | 1 Comment

Good morning to you friends from Houston, TX. I've casually been browsing these forums and after much prayer with my pastors, elders, 5 EEG's (including EMU and video EEG), along with an...

Created By: life.lemons | 2015-07-12 17:51 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

I have been living by myself for around a year and a half. I at one point fell and burnt my hand while cooking and just chalked it up to overdosing on medication.

I often wonder if I have...

Created By: rjvance | 2015-07-11 14:55 | 87 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone take the combination oflamictal and triciptal? What are your side effects? Do you have black outs

Created By: lpulver@gmail.com | 2015-07-10 21:46 | 121 Views | 0 Comments

My dad has had uncontrolled seizures for the past year, following a brain hemorrage. Recently, he has begun having seizure activity that is low grade, and lasts for several hours. When it is over...

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