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: AlexB18 | 2016-08-10 10:18 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone

Ive been diagnosed with epilepsy ever since a few months before my 18th birthday however we are sure ive suffered with epilepsy ever since adolescence. I've always...

Created By: jillyflower | 2016-08-08 18:32 | 1 Comment

I am a 58 year old who was 14 when my nocturnal seizures started (1973). I got stuck on Dilantin until I grew up, got married and became pregnant. Then Tegretol. The internet JUST celebrated its...

Created By: nebbry | 2016-08-08 18:15 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone;

I had an accident at 16 that left me with absence seizures. These were partially controlled but I would have between 5 and 10 per week. I was always a heavy snorer, but I don...

Created By: nerdy5 | 2016-08-06 16:10 | 1 Comment

I ask does it seem after being hired and have the unfortunate experience to have a seizure while working many of your coworkers make you feel like an outsider? I've even had a supervisor ask...

Created By: emysiu | 2016-08-02 14:57 | 0 Comments

Hi fellow members,

I know this is a bit of a long shot but I'm in a real bind. I'm about to move to Geneva, Switzerland for a job, which I'm excited about, but the prospect...

Created By: Sukhjit Bansal | 2016-07-31 06:00 | 0 Comments

My wife had a seizure last Sunday, she was visiting her parents and had the seizure, due to work I was unable to see her until the following Friday.

I spoke with medics on the phone after...

Created By: InsomniZac | 2016-07-30 04:14 | 1 Comment

Im 27. male. For probably the last 7 years I've been dealing with depression and anxiety. A long with that depression I've been dealing with what I thought (and was diagnosed with) were...

Created By: ambrakay | 2016-07-21 00:14 | 4 Comments

Hi

I need some guidance. Prior to my right temporal lobectomy for refractory seizures and brain tumor removal in 2010, I was very successful. I have two college degrees, a wide array of...

Created By: BroomHill | 2016-07-20 16:23 | 0 Comments

My best friend suffers from often seizures. She hasn't been diagnosed with Epilepsy but bright flashing lights is a common cause of them so I'm pretty certain they're epileptic....

Created By: lgrimes0812 | 2016-07-19 01:02 | 0 Comments

So about 4 years ago I had my first child and a few weeks after I had her I had my very first simple partial seizure, at the time I didn't know what it was, I just put it off as anxiety. They...

Created By: Chrissy54 | 2016-07-18 23:44 | 0 Comments

Has anyone else ever had a complex partial seizure without an aura or automatisms? I'm not sure if it's just memory loss or if it's a seizure without the typical signs and symptoms...

Created By: UnSpokenAngel | 2016-07-17 09:16 | 0 Comments

Hello. I have just recently been diagnosed with generalized idiopathic convulsive epilepsy, JME. Was diagnosed this past Thursday, a week after my 24hr EEG. I also had a 1hr.
For the most...

Created By: ashleyadamwatts | 2016-07-16 13:09 | 0 Comments

Hello! I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy with grandmal, petite mal, and partial seizures.I haven't had a grandmal seizure since I was 11 and I'm 26 now. My neurologist recently...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-07-16 00:19 | 0 Comments

I have TLE and have these quick episodes that will start with my mind going blank, can't focus on anything, my breathing slows down, I'll then stare or look around aimlessly and maybe...

Created By: Meghan B | 2016-07-15 23:59 | 0 Comments

I have TLE and for the last few years I've been getting these horrible thoughts or memories that make me feel extreme sadness. I'll be in the best mood then all the sudden I'll...

Created By: specialneeds | 2016-07-12 18:44 | 1 Comment

I have been considering a new career and am planning to go back to college to learn a trade. I am wanting to enter a career where there is a demand and where I can make a good living to take care...

Created By: Ryan 36 | 2016-07-12 06:10 | 3 Comments

Hello all!

I have a question about blood flow to the brain... very simply, could an activity that reduces blood flow to the brain increase any seizure activity? I had this strong feeling...

Created By: DebbieB | 2016-07-11 09:50 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone I'm Debbie I am 40 years old and have been having seizures for around 15 years but they were undiagnosed for a while.
I was having nocturnal seizures , the first few times...

Created By: Acly28 | 2016-07-05 03:30 | 4 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm Thomas and I am currently 24 years old, and this is my story. I was diagnosed at the age of 18 with epilepsy, after recovering from a severe case of mono. At the time the...

Created By: countrymom8 | 2016-07-02 16:01 | 0 Comments

I am new here and have a question. I just read an article from the Foundation on Status Elip. and I didn't realize it wasn't just in grand mal seizures. Is this true? I have well...

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