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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: Jest | 2015-05-14 11:41 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

I  had been seizure free for a number of years but am quite depressed that they are now recurring on a somewhat regular basis. The medications I am taking both Kepra and Lamictal seem to be doing...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-05-13 13:45 | 229 Views | 1 Comment

If your disorder is preventing you from driving please check this out.

I found a program that will give me more mobilization during my daily life. In Raleigh, NC it is called ART. (...

Created By: salena | 2015-05-13 11:16 | 149 Views | 1 Comment

My husband is 31 and has seizures since he was 11. It started with absence seizure and at the age of 17 he started having convulsions. He has been on carbamazepine 1600 mg per day for 8 years aND...

Created By: lelly_t | 2015-05-12 20:19 | 165 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all I'm new to this site and was looking for some help.....my husband 39 has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy after having 3 seizures in his sleep. ..All very violent seizures vigorous...

Created By: MrsCarleton | 2015-05-08 14:25 | 173 Views | 0 Comments

Hi! Like everyone else here, I'm always looking for seizure triggers and causes.  I have rheumatoid arthritis and have taken methotrexate since about 2003. In about 2004-2005 I began having what ...

Created By: saffy | 2015-05-07 22:48 | 240 Views | 0 Comments

Hello.  This is my first post here and I hope I am posting in the appropriate section.

To give you some of my background, I had my first known seizure at the age of ~ 8 (I was not on anti-...

Created By: tibug | 2015-05-05 01:44 | 265 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, I live in CT where there exist no driving restrictions related to seizures. I had some grand mal seizures, tried keppra with poor results and have been on lamictal 200mg 2x a day with...

Created By: trogg_21@yahoo.com | 2015-05-03 08:05 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, I recently got a surgery that with any luck cured my epilepsy. I have been seizure free for about two weeks which is the longest time since being diagnosed. In a couple months (given this...

Created By: rylie_24 | 2015-05-03 02:12 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! I've had grand mal seizures since i was 7, but i wasn't diagnosed until 2011. I'm on lamictal and pretty well managed. Lately, i've had new symptoms that i'm kind of concerned about. Sometimes...

Created By: pyro1979 | 2015-04-30 20:36 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

Hello.  I'm switching over to Lamotrigine XR from Carbamazepine.  This will be my third medication since having seizures.  I'm so tired of taking these things, literally.  It SUCKS.  I always feel...

Created By: lou lou 86 | 2015-04-30 17:55 | 214 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all
New to this forum and epilepsy and would like to hear your thoughts.
I had my first seizure one year ago when I was 27. I was on antibiotics at the time so the doctors thought...

Created By: calyn11 | 2015-04-30 17:00 | 203 Views | 1 Comment

HI everybody i am a 25 yo male who has had seizures for 4 years now. During the postictal period "after seizure", i often become aggressive to strangers. It is well documented and in all of my...

Created By: skeeve11@gmail.com | 2015-04-30 14:19 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Fellow beings, you have a new member. I'm Steven, and I've had seizures since high school, about eight years now.

I am sure that we've all done research, seen doctors, and many other things...

Created By: staringinthestars | 2015-04-29 23:07 | 225 Views | 2 Comments

My boyfriend and I are planning a trip to Cedar Point soon. He's bragging that he is going to take me on the roller coasters. Well, he knows about my Epilepsy. First off, I am terrified of roller...

Created By: hoads | 2015-04-29 20:03 | 217 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I'm new to this website and was wondering if anyone has had similiar experiences or any advice

I was diagnosed with partial complex epilepsy when i was 13 years old - im now 25.
I...

Created By: LoyalGolfer | 2015-04-28 00:30 | 200 Views | 0 Comments

I have had epilepsy for about twenty years and all seizures have been nocturnal.  That is until just recently.  I had the brain surgery just over three years ago and still have seizures and they...

Created By: Fox | 2015-04-26 15:20 | 248 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all, 

I am considering using the drug, Ecstacy (aka MDMA) really for not just experience, but also weight loss (after trying unsuccessful atempts at any weight loss remedy). I...

Created By: palexandre.klein@gmail.com | 2015-04-26 03:16 | 170 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone.

We aim at developping a tool that improve people's reaction to seizure.

If you experienced seizures in th past, we would appreciate if you could fill this poll in.

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Created By: acmq09@gmail.com | 2015-04-24 21:17 | 219 Views | 0 Comments

Hi 

I know many of us have some level of memory loss becacuse of medication or seizures. I graduated from college, I have a degree in Marketing. Two years ago, I  went back to college and ...

Created By: pyro1979 | 2015-04-24 17:43 | 232 Views | 1 Comment

I'm sure that this isn't the right forum, but who cares... Would you lock this guy up in jail, lock him up in a mental/psych ward, or let him walk?  There's one thing for sure:  guy needs to get a...

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