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: burninginside | 2016-11-20 06:31 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone, I'm a young adult male who as stated above has stress triggered Grand mal Seizures. Holidays are stressful enough for everyone, and for me it's nothing short of awful. I...

Created By: Cynthia10 | 2016-11-19 23:32 | 0 Comments

I had a really weird partial seizure night before last. First a little history on how mine usually go: get deja vu, feel weird, sometimes get confused, but generally remember it all. This time was...

Created By: Tubby | 2016-11-17 09:17 | 0 Comments

Hi,
I recently got back a blood panel and my ALT and AST are significantly high. I take generic Keppra, generic Zoloft and brand name Aptiom. Is this common? The nurse told me that it can...

Created By: zach.mandell781626Matson | 2016-11-14 23:08 | 2 Comments

Diagnosed with epilepsy 5 years ago at age 32 and diagnosed with Crohn's Disease last month. Anybody think they know whether or not they're related or are they both happening...

Created By: rocketqueen22 | 2016-11-11 17:20 | 1 Comment

Hello All! I just turned 35 and was just diagnosed with simple partial seizures. I will try and make this short. The last year has been insane. About a year ago I started having these so called...

Created By: DEBRA GRAY | 2016-11-11 15:55 | 1 Comment

I would love to hear from anyone who has been diagnosed with Doose Syndrome. I was in 2005 and I am now 50 and seizure free for 4 years although I have to renew my medical certificate for driving...

Created By: Alison Zetterquist | 2016-11-10 16:37 | 0 Comments

CAVEAT: This is necessarily simplistic. I know that having epilepsy and life’s experiences are different for everyone. Nonetheless, I hope there may be a few nuggets useful for you as you enter...

Created By: triangle_insights | 2016-11-10 15:30 | 0 Comments

If you're in the following areas and you or your child suffer from acute repetitive seizures or Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Triangle Insights Group invites you to participate in patient and...

Created By: seizuresandauras_ohmy | 2016-11-08 18:03 | 0 Comments

I have complex-partial seizures due to Grey Matter Heterotopia.

Is it likely that I will have children with this condition?

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2016-11-07 14:14 | 1 Comment

I am on Lamictal and a birth control pill (BCP). THE BCP lowers the level of Lamictal in my blood stream. We're going to work on finding the right dose. It may take a while though.
I...

Created By: Kate J | 2016-11-05 22:11 | 1 Comment

I have trouble of the concentration and multitasking sort for awhile after grand mal seizures. Does anyone else? Lousy at typing and texting, have to use one computer screen instead of three, less...

Created By: nathalieh | 2016-11-05 10:17 | 2 Comments

Hey everyone,
I'm a 26 year old living with epilepsy since I was 12, and I've been on carbamezapine in varying doses since then. I'm starting to really feel the long term side...

Created By: rhea_smith91 | 2016-11-05 06:30 | 2 Comments

Hello everyone am a 25 year old female and am currently in hospital literally just been diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy, 2 weeks ago I experienced these seizures would be a strong de ja vu...

Created By: Staycie | 2016-11-03 21:38 | 1 Comment

At least 3-5x a month I smell a different smell, gasoline, vomit, exhaust fumes, garbage, pine & mold. I don't have epilepsy, I do have Bells Palsy for life & my...

Created By: SarahBB | 2016-11-03 17:42 | 2 Comments

Hi,
Has anyone ever experienced worsening severity of their partial complex seizures? This is embarrassing, but last night for the first time I urinated during my seizure! I really don'...

Created By: abufletcher | 2016-11-03 17:30 | 2 Comments

In which situations are doctors REQUIRED to report to the DMV? Here's the situation: My adult son (28) has has seizures in the past but is not currently on medication. After a seizure a...

Created By: Smilemily | 2016-11-02 21:36 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I have had a diagnosis of epilepsy for a few years now. The doctors have also concluded I have had some non-epileptic seizures as well. I have followed up with multiple therapists...

Created By: aburnh1 | 2016-11-02 18:11 | 0 Comments

I am conducting a study on the difference between those who went through childhood chronic illness and those who have not experienced childhood illness. The study requires only one-half hour of...

Created By: Chrissy54 | 2016-11-01 19:10 | 1 Comment

I've been seizure free and am eligible to get my license back in 2 weeks and I wanted to know if anyone else has gone through the process in pa. I have all of the forms and my doctor will be...

Created By: Wendy R | 2016-10-27 01:17 | 1 Comment

I'm new to this board, hoping that someone can give me a little information or maybe let me know that I'm not losing my mind. I am 38, diagnosed 15 years ago after multiple seizures,...

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