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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: MrNickster | 2015-06-17 01:04 | 127 Views | 1 Comment

Hey everyone,

I'm new here and I wanted to see if anyone has the same problem. The past few nights I've been having trouble going to sleep because I keep experiencing auras. My feet and...

Created By: crystal.reed@everest.edu | 2015-06-14 17:01 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, I am new here.

I haven't really been diagnosed with epilepsy yet but I do feel I may have it. It has taken me this long to realize this may be the cause of everything though....

Created By: Brent.A | 2015-06-12 04:56 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

I have had a seizure alert dog for several years.  I got lucky insomuch as she picked up an alerting behavior on her own.  We just had to reinforce the behavior and then put her through all of the...

Created By: LindseyLee314 | 2015-06-11 16:15 | 140 Views | 3 Comments

http://projects.propublica.org/docdollars/

EVERY ONE needs to know about the above website!

I was recently referred to an...

Created By: tabrc2002 | 2015-06-11 09:29 | 112 Views | 1 Comment

i have an idea.  My daughter is an adult with epilepsy and she has difficulty living in area without good public transportation.  What if friends and family members nationwide created a network of...

Created By: me_like_hat@yahoo.com | 2015-06-10 15:33 | 209 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone, 

I hope that someone can help me.  I had my first seizure when I was six years old, after a normal catscan and EEG the doctors told my parents that it would be a one time...

Created By: smalllenny | 2015-06-09 02:12 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

I've been a bit reluctant to use this forum to ask for help, because I realize my myoclonic seizures may seem trivial to most of you. However, gradually they have made it impossible for me to play...

Created By: culprit15 | 2015-06-08 11:59 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

When I was 19 I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, though it is now mostly controlled through medication and lifestyle (still have absence seizures a few times a week).  This weekend I had...

Created By: mushroommario | 2015-06-07 16:15 | 233 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone

I wasn't sure where to post this as I've been told it could be just about anything, but just over a week ago I had a tonic clonic like event that was witnessed by my partner...

Created By: Phil77 | 2015-06-06 22:37 | 128 Views | 0 Comments

Does anyone out there use and app to manage their epilepsy or anything associated with epilepsy?

Created By: puglover | 2015-06-04 22:13 | 207 Views | 1 Comment

There is so little information about PNES. My son has TLE and possibly frontal lobe epilespy. He is an adult.. He has simple partial and complex partial seizures, however, medication is not...

Created By: erock459 | 2015-06-04 09:05 | 215 Views | 1 Comment

Are driving restrictions based on the state you reside in, the state your drivers license is from, the state your car is registered in, or the state where the seizure occured?

Created By: hnubtshiab | 2015-06-02 11:32 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

I've noticed lately that I have had trouble speaking and writing. I have trouble enunciating my words. When I speak, I have to pause for split second to think about what I'm going to say. My voice...

Created By: swimpal | 2015-05-30 23:02 | 345 Views | 4 Comments

Can a person get disability since they have seizures?

Created By: Leona448 | 2015-05-28 19:08 | 348 Views | 1 Comment

I'm wondering if I'm the only person who struggles with this. When I speak to a doctor or someone else about my seizures, a new trigger, symptom, etc., I assume (probably 8/10 times) that they...

Created By: azreggie | 2015-05-27 19:28 | 256 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all.  This is the first time I'm posting here though I've been lurking for a while.  I've been diagnosed with Complex Partial Seizures and am on 1,000 mg of Keppra(titrated up to) twice a day...

Created By: Karenewes | 2015-05-27 11:11 | 250 Views | 0 Comments

Most of my life, ( I have been recently diagnosed with TLE on the right side) I have not been able to regurgitate information that I have learned on any subject. When I hear it I may forget until...

Created By: fran13 | 2015-05-27 01:00 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all I am a swim coach, in the water a lot teaching children and have just been diagnosed with generalized epilepsy. Im juststarted on sodium valproate and although the first two days were hard...

Created By: swimpal | 2015-05-26 19:14 | 235 Views | 1 Comment

How long can someone go and not take Lamotrigine get out of your system to have a seizure? An example would be, that they forgot to take it or couldn't get anymore for a few days?

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2015-05-25 22:39 | 181 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 months ago, mine is suspected to have been there for years without being diagnosed. As my EEG showed possibility of absence seizures. I have had an arrhythmia...

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