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: CaptCold67 | 2016-10-26 10:14 | 0 Comments

I just got my license back after six months of not driving. Doctor signed off on it and everything and just like that I can be back behind the wheel again. Just looking for advice I got behind the...

Created By: RachelSproule | 2016-10-25 21:43 | 0 Comments

I've had seizures since I was 10 years old. I'm 21 now it took my mom and I 9 years to figure out that they were due to seasonal allergies (between March and November) and I'm known...

Created By: 1994Celica | 2016-10-25 14:46 | 1 Comment

Hi all! I'm new to this community. I'm 22 years old and I'm currently a senior in college. This past December I had my first grandmal seizure. Doctors ran the usual tests but found...

Created By: Alison Zetterquist | 2016-10-25 10:42 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone, I've been writing a lot about helping end the stigma by stopping hiding your epilepsy (if you do), confidently mentioning it to others at the right time and during the right...

Created By: lpedroia | 2016-10-21 14:42 | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,
My name is Lyndsay I am 25 years old and had a grandmal seizure while driving recently. I thought it was just a one time thing but after testing it was found that I have...

Created By: Wolfie | 2016-10-20 04:00 | 0 Comments

This might sound weird to people without epilepsy, and it will probably sound stranger still to people with uncontrolled epilepsy (for which I apologise - no disrespect intended), but for those of...

Created By: Shahoo | 2016-10-18 19:16 | 1 Comment

Hello everybody.

My brother had his 3rd seizure 2 weeks ago. His first seizure was 2 years ago, and his second one in last May. After his 2nd seizure he was prescribed with Depakote which...

Created By: Kindergarten | 2016-10-17 22:40 | 1 Comment

Hello everyone my name isSkye and I have been seizure free for 10 years, However this past Sunday morning I thought I had a seizure here is what happened I was in the bathroom and everything went...

Created By: FallenPhoenix | 2016-10-17 14:57 | 3 Comments

I apologize for the length of this post. I just wanted to address all potential variables that may contribute to my current condition.

Side note: At the age of 17, I was involved in a near-...

Created By: CaptCold67 | 2016-10-17 10:42 | 0 Comments

Just wondering if anyone else experienced a symptom upon waking up to your eye hurting to discover to have a broken vessel in your eye. Can seizures cause this? I also just had lamitcal added to...

Created By: jodie151 | 2016-10-16 21:29 | 0 Comments

Hi
My 13 year old daughter has been having these weird episodes for almost a year now where her legs go numb, she goes dizzy and her eyes go black. She doesn't think she blacks out....

Created By: Gucciipad | 2016-10-16 15:11 | 1 Comment

I was just diagnosed with cataracts at 37. It's a diagnose that's unbelievable. Is there any side affects or any complications with that medicine. Before lamotrigine I was taking...

Created By: Autumn sky | 2016-10-15 19:36 | 1 Comment

Hi

I've posted here before but forgot my password like a twit so had to re-register....but hopefully looking for people's experiences about nocturnal seizures. Have searched...

Created By: Luke Y | 2016-10-15 08:45 | 1 Comment

Hello all,

This is my first post here, covering a major, and well-posted about topic: driving. I am a brain cancer survivor and have had two(2) craniotomies with a complete resection of my...

Created By: tigersfan168 | 2016-10-14 09:22 | 0 Comments

A little background for me is that I'm a 23 year old girl (I don't feel like I'm a lady yet) who has been diagnosed with epilepsy. It was generalized with only absence and partials...

Created By: wstnlng | 2016-10-14 06:28 | 1 Comment

My name is Weston. I'm a 30 year old male from New Mexico. I have had epilepsy all my life and it has been somewhat a manageable condition for me. Recently I had 8 grand mals in one day....

Created By: nicpalm | 2016-10-14 01:16 | 0 Comments

Has anybody had experience using cannabis oil to control seizures? And how well is it working for you ?

I have a grand mal seizure about every 3-4 months

Created By: Cevance12 | 2016-10-13 19:25 | 0 Comments

I started having Grand Mal seizures at the age of 21 out of the blue and I was put on doses of 500mg until I went into the hospital 2 years later for long term monitoring to either change...

Created By: Smschiela | 2016-10-13 13:15 | 1 Comment

Hi,

I am new to the forum and looking for some feedback about some symptoms I am feeling from a seizure I recently had.

So I had a grand meal seizure on Saturday, October 8th, at...

Created By: IvanR8 | 2016-10-13 11:39 | 0 Comments

Hi all! My name is Ivan and I'm from Indonesia. So, sorry form my bad english. I've this Temporal Lobe Epilepsy since i'm 15yo, and now i'm 28yo. My kind of attack is not just...

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