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: dig1tal | 2015-12-13 12:23 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

I'm looking for a smart device (preferably a watch) to help monitor my seizure activity. As far as I know I haven't had any seizure activity in 10 years, but I'm just starting to come off...

Created By: stltara | 2015-12-12 22:46 | 211 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sumanK | 2015-12-11 15:58 | 237 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I have a 20 year old son who has autism. He had his first seizure 2 years ago, a grand mal. He is on 125 mg of Keppra and 150 mg of Lamictal in the morning and 250 mg of...

Created By: Dave fox | 2015-12-08 13:51 | 282 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sachrenj | 2015-12-08 02:57 | 224 Views | 0 Comments

I am male aged 24 working in a IT firm. I have came across with a situations like I have seizures.

It occurs when I suddenly get up from, starting to walk/run, like sudden actions on the...

Created By: Twinkle_60 | 2015-12-08 02:25 | 238 Views | 1 Comment

hi i have a question, i am on levetiracetam 500 mg 2 times a day since last 5 years. But recently i have noticed that i get tired too easily and i just want to sleep all day(lol), so is it normal...

Created By: JustinAldsworth | 2015-12-04 02:17 | 253 Views | 0 Comments

I had my first confirmed Grand Mal seizure when i was eleven. I was having them daily only when is wake up in the middle of the night.The local doctors in my area insisted that it was a sleep...

Created By: Leea9 | 2015-12-03 17:08 | 256 Views | 1 Comment

My girlfriend is 24/7 care taker for her brother. He has epilepsy and is intellectually challenged. He has the wherewithal to mostly take care of his daily needs. He has a seizure every couple of...

Created By: nightfighter | 2015-12-02 10:46 | 338 Views | 0 Comments

I have been living with epilepsy ( Complex Partial ) since I was in an accident at age 12. --1993, I had been seizure free all year and decided to give driving a try. I was hit with a breakthrough...

Created By: kitty67 | 2015-12-01 20:43 | 264 Views | 0 Comments

Hi I have signed up here because my husband of 15 years has been diagnoised with focal cortical dyplasisa following a mri for a clonic tonic seizure last year.I have found this the most stressful...

Created By: kells38 | 2015-12-01 17:12 | 269 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone!  Long time reader, first time signing up.  After 13+ years living with my diagnosis, figured it was finally time to jump in to the forums here.  :)

I was diagnosed in 2002 with...

Created By: tslb2015 | 2015-12-01 15:17 | 285 Views | 1 Comment

so i am new here and i have been looking for some form of support
i was hoping to find some face to face support but we dont have any around me
i need people to talk to about my...

Created By: Frank Castle | 2015-11-30 11:19 | 263 Views | 0 Comments

I just started a new job a few months ago.  I have complex partial seizures which are well controlled by medications, but a few times a year, I still have seizures.  I'll wander around, say...

Created By: jbrigich | 2015-11-29 15:25 | 301 Views | 0 Comments

I had brain surgery April 23, 2014 for clipping of a brain aneurysm. I had no seizure activity until recently. I would be going about my business mainly walking or doing something and I would get...

Created By: katec1 | 2015-11-28 20:37 | 308 Views | 2 Comments

Hello,

I wanted to hear from anyone regarding treatment that works for them. I have simple seizures (temporal lobe) and I am on 500mg lamictal which has reduced the severity of my symptoms...

Created By: jonat165 | 2015-11-28 20:18 | 306 Views | 1 Comment

Hello everyone, here is my story; I am 24 years old and in good physical shape, I am a male and weight about 140lbs and am about 5 ft 11 inches. For about 6 or 7 years I havent been eating...

Created By: Florida Swamp Rat | 2015-11-28 01:49 | 264 Views | 1 Comment

Physically I was in great shape my entire life. Flat stomach, marathon runner, could dunk a basketball with ease, ate good ect. From age 32-33 I barely remember. I started having seizures and...

Created By: staringinthestars | 2015-11-27 16:47 | 242 Views | 0 Comments

Almost two years ago, on December 13, 2013, I had received a Left Temporal Lobectomy for my Complex Partial Seizures. For the most part, my seizures have been controlled. I am on the same dosage...

Created By: ln | 2015-11-23 16:23 | 303 Views | 3 Comments

Hello all,

About 8 months ago, I had my first grand mal seizure. This was after years of having complex partial seizures without knowing it. After the grand mal, I had an EEG, MRI, and CT...

Created By: Chooch | 2015-11-23 07:01 | 205 Views | 0 Comments

~~Hi Everyone,

I have been on Tegretol for 6 years for Complex Partial Seizures (800mg Daily). I put on about 5 stone during this period of time and...

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