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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: life.lemons | 2015-07-12 17:51 | 173 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 | 90 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 | 124 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...

Created By: lpulver@gmail.com | 2015-07-10 21:43 | 111 Views | 1 Comment

My dad had a brain hemorrage 21 months ago and has suffered seizures for about a year, uncontrolled by medications (Keppra, Lamictal, Topamax, and others). He has seizure activity that lasts for...

Created By: Ashley04 | 2015-07-10 13:30 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,

So I was put on Keppra about three years ago after I had a couple of seizures. My doseage has been upped a few times since that time due to still sometimes having auras. Ever...

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Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-09 17:12 | 94 Views | 0 Comments

anyone with JME changing medications? Depakote to Lamotrogine?

I need an advice!!!!

Created By: cristen_@live.com | 2015-07-09 05:04 | 135 Views | 0 Comments

A little back history:

At around 15 years old I had my first "black out". That's what I called them because I would be walking or sitting and the next thing I knew, I was somewhere I didn't...

Created By: Kells621 | 2015-07-08 21:45 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

Does it seem to anybody else that epilepsy.com is not exactly buzzing with posts and comments in the community message boards? (Sometimes it can go days without a new post from somebody, and there...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-07-08 14:03 | 72 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

anyone in combination with Depakote and Lamotrogine???

Created By: Little angels | 2015-07-08 10:20 | 75 Views | 0 Comments

I know this is the adult Forum, but I was hoping someone on here could help me with my baby. She is almost 16 months old, she has Dravet Syndrome. I was wondering if someone could explain to me...

Created By: Misjoey101 | 2015-07-08 01:43 | 91 Views | 0 Comments

My neurologist has switched me from Keppra XR to normal Keppra. I am done with that transition but still have over 300 tablets of 750mg Keppra XR. What should I do with them? The last thing I...

Created By: redlaces40@aol.com | 2015-07-05 05:05 | 172 Views | 0 Comments

AT age 42rs of age, I was found on three different occasions, passed out behind the wheel of my car.  It took a whole year before I was diagnosed w/ having a seizure disorder.  I'm...

Created By: jeffz | 2015-07-04 16:44 | 119 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Created By: ruby_rose@windowslive.com | 2015-07-04 06:22 | 168 Views | 5 Comments

I have complex partial seizures (according to the doctor) and am currently treating them with carbamazepine, the weirdest thing is, is that i can make myself have them if i look at stripes or...

Created By: rufus44 | 2015-07-03 20:15 | 131 Views | 1 Comment

There is a lot going on for me right now.  I recently had a seizure after 2.5 years seizure free.  I take Keppra 1500mgs twice daily.  After an abnormal EEG, my neurologist wanted to raise that to...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-06-29 15:02 | 138 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I have been experiencing several side effects due to seizure medication such as migraines, stress, anxiety, fogginess, dizziness, irritability and being extremely exhausted every day. I don't...

Created By: mariah18 | 2015-06-29 15:02 | 107 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have been experiencing several side effects due to seizure medication such as migraines, stress, anxiety, fogginess, dizziness, irritability and being extremely exhausted every day. I don't...

Created By: jrh180 | 2015-06-29 09:25 | 122 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there I am new to this but just have to ask if anyone has had this before? I suffer from mild sturge webber syndrome it never affected me at all apart from a bit weakness in the right side of...

Created By: carlakennedy | 2015-06-29 08:43 | 166 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone. I was first diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009 at the age of 19, having experienced my first tonic-clonic seizure. My neuro put me on 100mg Epitec (Lamotrigine), which I stayed on for 4...

Created By: katiekatie1904 | 2015-06-29 08:14 | 129 Views | 0 Comments

I am wondering whether anyone has had anything similar to what I have been experiencing for the last 2 years.  So August 2013 I began having what I called a "brain fog".  With the brain fog I...

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